Entries Tagged as 'Soviet Union'

Friday, September 8th, 2017

The Russian Revolution: Actors and Witnesses in Harvard Library Collections

    September 6 – December 21, Amy Lowell Room, Houghton Library To mark the centennial of the Russian Revolution, Houghton Library in collaboration with the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Slavic Division at Widener Library presents an exhibition showcasing original documents from the period, assembled from its own holdings as […]

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Krasnyi arkhiv digital archive

    Krasnyi Arkhiv digital archive Minneapolis, MN : East View Information Services HOLLIS # 6918745 Harvard ID-holders now have access to another online primary source archive: Krasnyi arkhiv digital archive.  Krasnyi arkhiv was a scholarly historical journal published in Moscow in 1922-1941 by the Central Archive and later by the Central Archival Administration of […]

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Zavod Diafoto glass slides

    Zavod “Diafoto“ : Reki i ozera SSSR : seriia 585, Sel’skoe khoziaistvo SSSR : seriia 98 The Davis Center Collection at Fung Library is pleased to announce the digitization of two rare glass slide collections dating from the Stalin era. Series 98. Agriculture of the U.S.S.R. (1940) consists of 43 sequentially numbered images […]

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Slavic Poster Collection

    The Widener library has a unique collection of over 1500 posters from different Slavic countries (specifically Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Soviet Union and Ukraine). The collection dates from the beginning of the last quarter of the 20th century until the present. Despite the regional, cultural and stylistic differences, there is […]

Friday, July 15th, 2016

25 Years of Soviet Latvia : the photograph collection

  Padomju Latvijas 25. Gadadienai / 25 Years of Soviet Latvia HOLLIS # 010022937 In 1965 the USSR celebrated the 25th anniversary of the restoration of Soviet power in Latvia. The date was marked by festivals, a commemorative stamp, a special meeting of the Latvian Communist Party’s central committee, the opening of the now-famous restaurant […]

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Stalin Digital Archive

  Stalin Digital Archive [New Haven] Yale University Press, 2011- HOLLIS # 13752638 Harvard ID-holders now have access to Stalin Digital Archive, a web-based archive of primary and secondary research documents that have previously only been available at the RGASPI archive in Russia. Specifically, The Stalin Digital Archive contains a selection of documents from Fond […]

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Soviet ephemera, 1976-1978

  Soviet ephemera, 1976-1978. HOLLIS # 014148652 Introducing another ephemera collection that has been made available recently in both physical and digitized form. This small collection contains 3 groups of documents: materials produced in connection with the 89th anniversary of a 1887 students’ political meeting (“Leninskai͡a skhodka”) at the Kazan university (1976), a book censor’s […]

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Iskusstvo kino digital archive

Iskusstvo kino Moskva, 1931- HOLLIS # 000170066 The Iskusstvo Kino Digital Archive (by Minneapolis, MN : East View Information Services, available for Harvard ID holders) captures the complete run (1931-2012) of this illustrated analytical journal of film criticism in a complete online archive, in full-image and fully searchable text. Initially published monthly from 1931-1941 (in […]

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Russian ephemera (late 1980s-1990s) digitization project

            Russian ephemera collection (late 1980s-1990s) is a collection of materials and artifacts related to various political events, movements, parties and personalities that were part of the political life in the former Soviet Union and Russia between 1987 and 1999. This was a vibrant and very important period in the history […]