Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    Austrian Poland. "Authorities": 1 leaf at end.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 94 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    East and West Prussia. "Authorities" : p. 64-65.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 82 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Prussian Poland. "Authorities" : p. [57]-58.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 74 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Poland, general sketch of history, 1569-1815. Issued also as vol. viii [pt. 1] in a collection of handbooks published under title: Peace handbooks ... "Authorities": p. 30.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 44 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Russian Poland, Lithuania and White Russia. "Appendix [p. 141-142]: Declarations of Polish and Lithuanian parties on the Lithuanian question." "Authorities": p. 143-144.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 160 pages

  • Map
    Maps of Poland. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Review when scan or object available.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section - Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1919-01-01

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  • Map
    Geograficheskoĭ atlasʺ Rossiĭskoĭ Imperii, T︠S︡arstva Polʹskago i Velikago kni︠a︡zhestva Finli︠a︡ndskago.
    Географической атласъ Россiйской Имперiи, Царства Польскаго и Великаго княжества Финляндскаго.
    Presented here is the Geograficheskii atlas Rossiiskoi imperii, tsarstva Pol'skogo i velikogo kniazhestva Finliandskogo (Geographical atlas of the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Poland, and the Grand Duchy of Finland), containing 60 maps of the Russian Empire. Compiled and engraved by Colonel V.P. Piadyshev (1758-1835), it reflects the detailed mapping carried out by Russian military cartographers in the first quarter of the 19th century....
    • Contributor: Finaghenof - Russia. General Staff. Military Topographical Depot - Iwanoff - Pi︠a︡dyshev, Vasiliĭ Petrovich - Faleleef - Ieremin
    • Date: 1827-01-01
    • Resource: - 62 pages

  • Map
    Generalʹnai︠a︡ Karta T︠S︡arstva Polʹskago, sʺ pokazaniemʺ pochtovykhʺ i bolʹshikhʺ proi︠e︡zzhikhʺ dorogʺ, stant︠s︡iĭ i razstoi︠a︡nii︠a︡ mezhdu onymi milʹ.
    Генеральная Карта Царства Польскаго, съ показанiемъ почтовыхъ и большихъ проѣзжихъ дорогъ, станцiй и разстоянiя между оными миль.
    This 1820 map of the Polish Empire, then part of the Russian Empire, is from a larger work,Geograficheskii atlas Rossiiskoi imperii, tsarstva Pol'skogo i velikogo kniazhestva Finliandskogo (Geographical atlas of the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Poland, and the Grand Duchy of Finland), containing 60 maps of the Russian Empire. Compiled and engraved by Colonel V.P. Piadyshev, it reflects the detailed mapping carried out...
    • Contributor: Pi︠a︡dyshev, Vasiliĭ Petrovich - Frolov (Engraver) - Russia. General Staff. Military Topographical Depot
    • Date: 1820-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Generalʹnai︠a︡ Karta Grodnenskoĭ Gubernii i Bi︠e︡lostokskoĭ oblasti Sʺ pokazaniemʺ pochtovykhʺ i bolʹshikhʺ proi︠e︡zzhikhʺ dorogʺ, stant︠s︡iĭ i razstoi︠a︡nii︠a︡ mezhdu onymi verstʺ.
    Генеральная Карта Гродненской Губернiи и Бѣлостокской области Съ показанiемъ почтовыхъ и большихъ проѣзжихъ дорогъ, станцiй и разстоянiя между оными верстъ.
    This 1820 map of Grodno Province and the Belostok region is from a larger work,Geograficheskii atlas Rossiiskoi imperii, tsarstva Pol'skogo i velikogo kniazhestva Finliandskogo(Geographical atlas of the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Poland, and the Grand Duchy of Finland), containing 60 maps of the Russian Empire. Compiled and engraved by Colonel V.P. Piadyshev, it reflects the detailed mapping carried out by Russian military cartographers...
    • Contributor: Pi︠a︡dyshev, Vasiliĭ Petrovich - Russia. General Staff. Military Topographical Depot - Iwanoff
    • Date: 1820-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Generalʹnai︠a︡ Karta Rossiĭskoĭ Imperii i prisoedinennykhʺ kʺ onoĭ T︠S︡arstva Polʹskago i Velikago Kni︠a︡zhestva Finli︠a︡ndskago. sʺ oznacheniemʺ razstoi︠a︡nii︠a︡ verstʺ po pochtovymʺ dorogamʺ mezhdu gubernskimi gorodami; a v pogranichnykhʺ gubernii︠a︡kh otʺ gubernskago goroda do ...
    Генеральная Карта Россiйской Имперiи и присоединенныхъ къ оной Царства Польскаго и Великаго Княжества Финляндскаго. съ означенiемъ разстоянiя верстъ по почтовымъ дорогамъ между губернскими городами; а в пограничныхъ губернiях отъ губернскаго города до дальнѣйшихъ уѣздныхъ городовъ и до иностранныхъ границъ; съ таблицею круговаго разстоянiя верстъ между знатнѣйшими 73-мя городами.
    This 1827 map of the Russian Empire is from a larger work,Geograficheskii atlas Rossiiskoi imperii, tsarstva Pol'skogo i velikogo kniazhestva Finliandskogo (Geographical atlas of the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Poland, and the Grand Duchy of Finland), containing 60 maps of the Russian Empire. Compiled and engraved by Colonel V.P. Piadyshev, it reflects the detailed mapping carried out by Russian military cartographers in the...
    • Contributor: Pi︠a︡dyshev, Vasiliĭ Petrovich - Ieremin - Russia. General Staff. Military Topographical Depot
    • Date: 1827-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Li︠u︡blinskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡.
    Люблинская губерния.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Radomskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡.
    Радомская губерния.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Varshavskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡.
    Варшавская губерния.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Plot︠s︡kai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡.
    Плоцкая губерния.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    T︠S︡arstvo Polʹskoe.
    Царство Польское.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Grodnenskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡.
    Гродненская губерния.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Grodnenskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡.
    Гродненская губерния.
    This early-19th century playing card is from a set of 60 such cards, each devoted to a different province or territory of the Russian Empire, which at the time included the Grand Duchy of Finland, Congress Poland, and Russian America. One side of each card shows the local costume and the provincial coat of arms; the other side contains a map. This card depicts...
    • Contributor: Gribanov, K. M.
    • Date: 1800-01-01
    • Resource: - 2 pages

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Belostokskai︠a︡ oblastʹ.
    Белостокская область.
    This early-19th century playing card is from a set of 60 such cards, each devoted to a different province or territory of the Russian Empire, which at the time included the Grand Duchy of Finland, Congress Poland, and Russian America. One side of each card shows the local costume and the provincial coat of arms; the other side contains a map. This card depicts...
    • Contributor: Gribanov, K. M.
    • Date: 1800-01-01
    • Resource: - 2 pages

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    T︠S︡arstvo Polʹskoe.
    Царство Польское.
    This early-19th century playing card is from a set of 60 such cards, each devoted to a different province or territory of the Russian Empire, which at the time included the Grand Duchy of Finland, Congress Poland, and Russian America. One side of each card shows the local costume and the provincial coat of arms; the other side contains a map. This card depicts...
    • Contributor: Gribanov, K. M.
    • Date: 1800-01-01
    • Resource: - 2 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    The Akathist Hymn for Saint Barbara. Akafist Sviatieĭ velikomuchenitsie Varvarie (The Akathist hymn for Saint Barbara) honors the Holy Great Martyr Barbara of Heliopolis (died 305), whose relics were transferred from Constantinople to Kiev early in the 12th century and have been kept there ever since. She is regarded as the saint who protects against sudden, unexpected death; her feast day is December 4. The hymn was printed for the...
    • Contributor: Krokovskii, Ioasaf, 1718
    • Date: 1788-01-01
    • Resource: - 122 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Ornaments of Domestic Industry: Ruthenian Peasant Metalwork. Vzory promyslu domashnogo vyroby metalevi selian na Rusi (Ornaments of domestic industry: Ruthenian peasant metalwork) is one of a series of books published by the Industrial Museum in L'viv (present-day Ukraine), this one appearing in 1882. The explanatory text appears in Polish, Ruthenian (a predecessor of modern Ukrainian), German, and French, and it highlights the art and aesthetic taste shown in everyday objects. The...
    • Contributor: Muzeum Przemysłowe Miejskie (Lwów)
    • Date: 1882-01-01
    • Resource: - 77 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    The First Russian Book Printer, 1583. This book, published in Kiev in 1895, is a short biography of Ivan Fyodorov (circa 1510--83), intended for the general reader. Along with Schweipolt Fiol and Francysk Skaryna, Fyodorov was one of the fathers of printing in the East Slavic region. He graduated from Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and later worked in Moscow, where he published liturgical works using movable type, the first...
    • Contributor: Andrievskii, A.
    • Date: 1895-01-01
    • Resource: - 32 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    The Cultural and National Movement in Ukraine in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Mykhailo Hrushevs'kyi (1866--1934) was a professor of history and a leading political figure in Ukraine, who served as chairman of the Ukrainian Central Council at the time of the Russian Revolution of 1917. This work, published in 1912, is devoted to the national and cultural movement of Ukraine in the 16th and 17th centuries and the formation of a Ukrainian national consciousness. Much of...
    • Contributor: Hrushevsʹkyĭ, Mykhaĭlo
    • Date: 1912-01-01
    • Resource: - 264 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Compilation of Images of Ancient Objects from Private Collections in Kiev. This collection of images was put together by the Kiev amateur archaeologist Nikolaj Leopardov and numismatist Nikolaj Černev, who also collaborated in writing the introduction and explanatory texts. The images of crosses, icons, and other religious items and brief descriptions of them are included in Part I of the book. Part II contains the images of objects from the Bronze Age, mostly axes and...
    • Contributor: Leopardov, Nikolaj Aleksandrovich - Ernev, Nikolaj
    • Date: 1891-01-01
    • Resource: - 58 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Białowieża Forest. Białowieża Forest lies partly in southwest Belarus and partly in eastern Poland and is situated on the watershed of the Black Sea and the Baltic Sea. As early as the late 14th--early 15th centuries, under Jogaila, grand duke of Lithuania and king of Poland, Białowieża, which is still the largest primeval forest in Europe, became a protected natural territory. This book by Georgīĭ Kart︠s︡ov...
    • Contributor: Kartsov, G. P. - Gan, Karasik - Navozov, V. I. - Khrenov, A. S. (Anatoliĭ Semenovich) - Kryzhitsky, K. Y. - Samokish, H. S. - Dolmatov, A. D. - Kart︠s︡ov, Georgī - Zichy, Mihály - Gal, A. A. - Frants, R. F.
    • Date: 1903-01-01
    • Resource: - 484 pages