Digital Archives of National Commission of Solidarity Trade Union

Author(s): Dannie Snyder (2018) – last update: 2018-06-07.   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: 2018-06-07.   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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Российский государственный архив научно-технической документации / The Russian State Archive for Scientific-technical Documentation

Author(s): Darina Volf (2018) – last update: 2018-04-19   The Российский государственный архив научно-технической документации – РГАНТД (Rossijskij gosudarstvennyj archiv naučno-techničeskoj dokumentacii – RGANTD) / The Russian State Archive for Scientific-technical Documentation holds materials on the history of science and technology, especially space activities, rockets, defense, scientific-technical complex etc. for the period from the 1930s to […]

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Muzej Jugoslavije – Foto Arhiv / The Museum of Yugoslavia – Photo Archive

Author(s): Philipp Türmer (2018) – last update: 2018-04-19.   Today’s Museum of Yugoslavia was once named the Museum of Yugoslav History up until the end of 2016. The name was changed twenty years after it was established (1996) by merging and simultaneously dissoluting the following two institutions: the Memorial Center “Josip Broz Tito” and the […]

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Архив Российской Академии Наук – Москва / The Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences – Moscow

Author(s): Darina Volf (2018) – last update: 2018-04-19   The Архив Российской Академии Наук (Archiv Rossijskoj Akademii Nauk) / The Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), established in 1728, holds documents, photographs, cartographic material and scientific works from various fields in Russian history of science and history of humanities since the 16th century. […]

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Hoover Institution Library & Archives at Stanford University

Author(s): Katalin Cseh-Varga (2016) – last update: 2018-04-19.   Founded by Herbert Hoover in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives are dedicated to documenting war, revolution and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With nearly one million volumes and more than six thousand archival collections from 171 countries, Hoover supports a vibrant community […]

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Squat Theatre Archives at UC Davis Library – Special Collections (Peter J. Shields Library)

Author(s): Katalin Cseh-Varga (2016) – last update: 2018-04-19.   Squat Theatre began in 1969 as the Kassak Studio in Budapest, Hungary. Pressured by the Hungarian government because of its political and aesthetic radicalism, the group left Hungary in 1976. Calling itself Elephant Theatre, the troupe performed in western Europe for one year. Then, adopting the […]

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