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LIBRARY GUIDE TO Russian History Pathfinder

Internet Resources


Russian History Index

SEELRC Webliographies: Russian Webliography
Many sites here. See especially Russian History and Culture.

Documents and Sources

Documents in Russian History
Covers pre-Petrine Russia to Soviet Union.

Primary Sources
Varied but strong on legal texts.

Revelations from the Russian Archives
Covers the Soviet period.

Marxists.org Internet Archive
Covers writers, history and a subject archive.

Russian History Home Page Divided into three time periods, this site provides historical documents in English.

Documents of Russian History 1914-1917

Soviet History Archive Covers government,the great patriotic war,revolution and culture and society.

Discussion Sites


Maps and Gazetteers

The Russia Gazetteer

FEEFHS Map Room (Federation of East European Family History Societies)
Scroll down and you will find several links.

Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps


Chronology of Russia

Historical Pictures

The Empire That Was


The Russian Revolution
Also, click on Russian Revolution and you will get many more sites.

Russian History Websites
There are a variety of sites here: Anastasia; Empress Alexandra; St. Petersberg; Icons; Letters of Tsar Nicholas.

REES (Russian and East European Studies Virtual Library)
This site allows you to browse a subject such as Art in a culture such as Russian or Rusyn in a specific region by time period and it has a search engine too.

Historical Text Archive
This site is a collection of many different topics -cross disciplinary. There is also one for the Soviet Union.

Lectures of Michael B Petrovich Petrovich was a famous Russian historian at UW Madison . Scroll down to the bottom.


Archives and Guides

Slavic and Eastern European Studies
From Stanford University, this site lists print sources.

Archives in Russia
Covers guides and other finding aids, printed directories, research inquiries and family history.

Dan Ring
Dan Ring The content of this guide was originally curated by Dan Ring.


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