Российский государственный архив социально-политической истории (РГАСПИ) / The Russian State Archive of Socio-Political History (RGASPI)

Author(s): Kathleen Beger (2018) – last update: 2018-08-01   The Российский государственный архив социально-политической истории (РГАСПИ) / Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv sotsial’no-politicheskoi istorii / The Russian State Archive of Socio-Political History (RGASPI) in Moscow was established in 1999 by merging the former Российский центр хранения и изучения документов новейшей истории (РЦХИДНИ) / Rossiiskii tsentr khraneniya i […]

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Санкт-Петербургский филиал Архива Российской Академии Наук / Sankt-Peterburgskii filial Arkhiva Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk / The Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Branch

Author(s): Arend, Jan (2018) – last update: 2018-07-05.   The Санкт-Петербургский филиал Архива Российской Академии Наук / Sankt-Peterburgskii filial Arkhiva Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk / The Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Branch, established in 1728, holds documents, photographs, cartographic material and scientific works from various fields in Russian history of science and […]

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Československé dokumentační středisko (ČSDS) / Czechoslovak Documentation Centre

Author(s): Anna Bischof (2018) – last update: 2018-07-05.   The Československé dokumentační středisko (ČSDS) is a non-governmental research and documentation institution concerned with the history of the anti-totalitarian resistance in Czechoslovakia and abroad during the Communist era, 1948–89. The Centre continues the work of the former Czechoslovak Documentation Centre for Independent Literature, which was located […]

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University College of London’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library

Author(s): Dannie Snyder (2018) – last update: 2018-06-21.   The University College of London’s (UCL) School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library holds over 200 archive collections. Most of them are fairly small collections, many contain material in a Slavonic language and quite a few contain or consist solely of photographs. All of the collections […]

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European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk

Author(s): Dannie Snyder (2018) – last update: 2018-06-25.   The European Solidarity Centre (ECS) in Gdańsk holds archives on the Solidarność / Solidarity trade union and the general opposition movement against communism in Poland from 1970-1989. The archive stores and protects both national and foreign documents, posters and leaflets, press and books of the second circulation, stamps […]

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Digital Archives of National Commission of Solidarity Trade Union

Author(s): Dannie Snyder (2018) – last update: 2018-06-21.   National Commission of Solidarity Trade Union collects, develops, stores and publishes online archival materials of the Independent Self-governing Labour Union “Solidarity”, primarily from the 1976-1990 period. The original Archives are located at the National Commission of “Solidarity” head office and serve the purpose of documenting the social phenomenon […]

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Intelligence Files by the State Security Service of the Republic Internal Affairs Secretariat of the Socialist Republic of Croatia

Author(s): Dannie Snyder (2018) – last update: 2018-06-21.   The “HR-HDA-1561: The State Security Service of the Republic Internal Affairs Secretariat of the Socialist Republic of Croatia’s Intelligence Files” collection contains approximately 68,800 intelligence files produced by said civilian security and intelligence service from 1946 to 1990. The Service monitored all persons whose activities were assessed […]

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USC Shoah Foundation Online Visual History Archive

Author(s): Dannie Snyder (2018) – last update: 2018-05-17.   The Visual History Archive is an online portal from USC Shoah Foundation that allows users to search through and view 55,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides that have been catalogued and indexed at the Institute. These testimonies were conducted in […]

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Archiv des Instituts für deutsche Kultur und Geschichte Südosteuropas / Archive of the Institute for German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe

Author(s): Ariane Dreisbach (2018) – last update: 2018-05-16.   The archive of the Institut für deutsche Kultur und Geschichte Südosteuropas  (IKGS) [Institute for German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe] documents the work of numerous writers, journalists and scientists from Central and Southeastern Europe, especially from Romania, Hungary and, of course, Germany. The archive’s focus […]

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Российский государственный исторический архив (РГИА) / The Russian State Historical Archive (RGIA)

Author(s): Ruslan Mitrofanov (2018) – last update: 2018-04-26   The Российский государственный исторический архив (Rossiyskiy Gosudarstvennyy Istoricheskiy Arkhiv) / The Russian State Historical Archive (RGIA) is the largest archive in Russia and one of the largest in Europe. It holds more than seven million items documenting particularly the history of the Russian Empire. The RGIA […]

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