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Slavic Studies: Russian/Soviet History

Library resources for Slavic Studies research

For Digitized Historic Journals

For digitized historic journals, see the Slavic Studies Internet Resources Libguide, Digitized Historic Slavic Journals.

Russian/Soviet History

1. Anti-Soviet newspapers, 1918-1922  493 titles (in processing, 8/2016)

2. Archives of the Soviet Communist Party and the Soviet State. RGASPI, Fond 17, Central Committee of the Communist Party of the USSR, Opis' 2. Plenums of the Central Committee of the RKP(b) 1918-1941. 88 reels of microfilm.
Film 9701. Paper guide available in Microform Room.

3. The Gulag Press. includes 134 titles, containing ’news’ bulletins, posters, literary journals, albums and booklets 649 microfiches. Paper guide available in Microforms room.
             Microform MF 2785 / Non-circulating 

4. Obshchii otdel TSK KPSS, 1953-1966 gody = The General Department of the Central Committee, 1953-1966. 118 reels

Film 9533. Paper guide available in Microform Room.

5. Papers of Dmitrii Antonovich Volkogonov. 10,170 items. Film 8048

6. Russkii biograficheskii slovar' Microform CT1203 .R7 1991
Originally published: S.-Petersburg : Izdanie Imperatorskogo russkogo istoricheskogo obshchestva, 1896-1918. Together with Vols 3A and 20A printed from unpublished galley proofs and eight volumes of unpublished material.

7 Sobranie dokumentov samizdatov. 20,000 pp. of samizdat documents. In processing 8/2016

8. Trudy kommissii Vysochaishe uchrezdennoi dlia peresmotra sistemy podatei i sborov 1863- Microform / Film 10157

9. Russian regional archival guides = Putevoditeli po arkhivam regionov Rossii. Microfilm/ Film 10782
Reels 1-11: 29 general reference and subject-specific directories covering archival holdings in many Russian regional archives. Reels 12-30: 81 guides to specific regional archives of Russia on the Republic, krai, and oblast' levels. A printed introduction, description, and table of contents of this microfilm set can be downloaded from the Bobcat record.

 10.See also on the Slavic News Sources page,  From Perestroika to the Flal of the Soviet Union; and  Historical Russian Newspaper Collections in Microfilm at the Center for Research Libraries on the Slavic News Sources page.