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This collection includes historical newspapers from Russia and abroad. The larger collection presently includes four newspaper subsets covering significant periods of Soviet history:

  • Newspapers from Imperial Russia: These titles cover the years 1734-1917, the period when Russia was an imperial power. Click here for a list of titles.
  • Newspapers from the Era of the Russian Revolution and Russian Civil War: Encompassing the years 1901-1922, these titles were published in various cities, both within the Russian Empire and abroad. Click here for a list of titles.
  • Newspapers from the Second World War Held at Russian Libraries: Covering the years 1936-1948, these papers also were published in various cities. Click here for a list of titles.
  • The Soviet Press after the Second World War: Covering 1946-1989, this collection contains essential information on the period during which the fledgling Soviet Union developed into a global superpower despite social and political crises. Click here for a title list. 

Extensive backfiles, as well as standing order subscriptions, are available for six of the titles within this subset: Komsomol'skaia Pravda; Krasnaia zvezda; Literaturnaia gazeta; Pravda; Trud; and Uchitel'skaia gazeta (all published in Moscow; see title list for dates included in the subset).

Individual titles from the Lenin Library also are available.

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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Remembering Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and a Pivotal Era in Rock

Exploring primary resources from the ‘80s and ‘90s reveal that since the beginning, critic struggled with classifying Cornell’s singular rock ’n ’roll vision.

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