Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Buri︠a︡tskai︠a︡ loshad' pod buri︠a︡tskim sedlom.
    Бурятская лошадь под бурятским седлом.
    This collection includes more than two hundred photographs taken during scientific expeditions into the most remote wilderness regions of Siberia at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. This selection illustrates the life of seven indigenous groups from East Siberia: Kets, Dolgans, Buryats, Yakuts, Even, Evenks, and Toffalars. World Digital Library.
    • Contributor: Veniukov, L.
    • Date: 1895
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Chukchi pod perevernutoĭ baĭdaroĭ.
    Чукчи под перевернутой байдарой.
    This album contains 296 works by such photographers as René Malaise, S. I. Beinarovich, I. E. Larin, and other, unknown artists. Larin lived in Kamchatka from 1917 to 1934 and was a prominent communist and the first chairman of the regional soviet. Malaise was a member of a Swedish expedition to Kamchatka in 1922-23. The album itself belonged to Mikhail Petrovich Vol'skii, chairman of...
    • Contributor: [Larin, Ivan Emel'i︠a︡novich
    • Date: 1910
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Chukotskai︠a︡ sem'i︠a︡ pod baĭdaroĭ.
    Чукотская семья под байдарой.
    This album contains 296 works by such photographers as René Malaise, S. I. Beinarovich, I. E. Larin, and other, unknown artists. Larin lived in Kamchatka from 1917 to 1934 and was a prominent communist and the first chairman of the regional soviet. Malaise was a member of a Swedish expedition to Kamchatka in 1922-23. The album itself belonged to Mikhail Petrovich Vol'skii, chairman of...
    • Contributor: [Larin, Ivan Emel'i︠a︡novich
    • Date: 1910
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sibirskie prostory. Obratnyĭ. Pod Krasnoi︠a︡rskom.
    Сибирские просторы. Обратный. Под Красноярском.
    Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954) was a Russian artist who in 1904 traveled by prisoner transport from western Russia across Siberia. Along the way he created a series of drawings and watercolors of the people and places he encountered. Best known as a portraitist, Smirnov focused on the faces of the men and women he met, who included exiles, prisoners, settlers from Ukraine and western...
    • Contributor: Smirnov, Boris Vasil'evich
    • Date: 1904
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Elovai︠a︡ taĭga pod Irkutskom.
    Еловая тайга под Иркутском.
    Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954) was a Russian artist who in 1904 traveled by prisoner transport from western Russia across Siberia. Along the way he created a series of drawings and watercolors of the people and places he encountered. Best known as a portraitist, Smirnov focused on the faces of the men and women he met, who included exiles, prisoners, settlers from Ukraine and western...
    • Contributor: Smirnov, Boris Vasil'evich
    • Date: 1904
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pozhar v taĭge pod Krasnoi︠a︡rskom.
    Пожар в тайге под Красноярском.
    Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954) was a Russian artist who in 1904 traveled by prisoner transport from western Russia across Siberia. Along the way he created a series of drawings and watercolors of the people and places he encountered. Best known as a portraitist, Smirnov focused on the faces of the men and women he met, who included exiles, prisoners, settlers from Ukraine and western...
    • Contributor: Smirnov, Boris Vasil'evich
    • Date: 1904
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pod kori︠u︡shkoĭ. Rodovoe khozi︠a︡ĭstvo Limanzo.
    Под корюшкой. Родовое хозяйство Лиманзо.
    This photograph is from a collection entitled "The Russian Far East in Modern Photography," which documents several regions of the Russian Far East at the beginning of the 21st century. The Russian Far East encompasses a large geographical area that borders the Pacific Ocean and stretches from the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug in the northeast to Primorsky Krai in the southeast, along the borders with...
    • Contributor: Sorin, Aleksandr Vladimirovich
    • Date: 2000
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Vylomka shtrossy pod svodom tonneli︠a︡.
    Выломка штроссы под сводом тоннеля.
    In the second half of the 19th century, Russia underwent a period of extensive rail development that culminated in the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. Akin to the great railroads to the Pacific in both the United States and Canada, Russia's transcontinental line was intended to supply and populate Siberia as well as deliver raw materials to the rapidly developing industries west of the...
    • Contributor: Ministerstvo Puteĭ Soobshchenii︠a
    • Date: 1900
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Raskorchevannai︠a︡ ploshchad' pod pashni︠u︡.
    Раскорчеванная площадь под пашню.
    The commemorative album "Soviet Narym: Opening of the West-Siberian North by Labor Settlers, 1930-36" contains statistical, narrative, cartographic, and illustrated materials relating to the people who were forcibly settled in the Narym region by the Soviet authorities in the 1930s. The album, compiled in 1936 by the secret police of West Siberia as the result of a government investigation, sought to document for Moscow...
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Posle nochevki pod otkrytym nebom.
    После ночевки под открытым небом.
    This photograph is from a collection consisting of an album and individual photographs from the family archive of geologist Mikhail Alekseevich Pavlov (1884-1938). The collection depicts an expedition undertaken by Senior Lieutenant Georgii Iakovlevich Sedov (1877-1914) in the years 1912-14. Sedov was a hydrographer and surveyor who devoted much of his career to exploration of the Northern Sea Route north of Siberia. The son...
    • Contributor: Pavlov, Mikhail Alekseevich
    • Date: 1912
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Book/Printed Material
    Pashi pod i︠a︡rovoe s oseni.
    Паши под яровое с осени.
    The item presented here is from a collection of documents, photographs, maps, and printed works relating to the life and work of Professor Boris L'vovich Bruk, a well-known Russian agronomist who did much to study and develop agriculture in the Russian Far East and the central regions of Russia. In 1927, Bruk headed the expedition of the Committee on the Land Management of Working...
    • Contributor: Bruk, Boris Lʹvovich
    • Date: 1925
    • Resource: - 18 pages

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Lunnai︠a︡ noch' pod Irkutskom na pereselencheskom punkte.
    Лунная ночь под Иркутском на переселенческом пункте.
    Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954) was a Russian artist who in 1904 traveled by prisoner transport from western Russia across Siberia. Along the way he created a series of drawings and watercolors of the people and places he encountered. Best known as a portraitist, Smirnov focused on the faces of the men and women he met, who included exiles, prisoners, settlers from Ukraine and western...
    • Contributor: Smirnov, Boris Vasil'evich
    • Date: 1904
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pod Mukdenom, boĭ 30 senti︠a︡bri︠a︡ 1904 g.
    Под Мукденом, бой 30 сентября 1904 г.
    Posters were a popular form of art in the late tsarist and Soviet periods. They have been used for a variety of purposes, including commercial advertising, nationalist slogans, and ideological campaigns. This collection includes tsarist-era advertisements and a set of posters from the era of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) that contains images reflecting a jingoistic Russian perspective of that war. Other poster topics include...
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Besprimernyĭ boĭ "Vari︠a︡ga" i "Koreĭt︠s︡a" pod Chemulʹpo.
    Беспримерный бой "Варяга" и "Корейца" под Чемульпо.
    Posters were a popular form of art in the late tsarist and Soviet periods. They have been used for a variety of purposes, including commercial advertising, nationalist slogans, and ideological campaigns. This collection includes tsarist-era advertisements and a set of posters from the era of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) that contains images reflecting a jingoistic Russian perspective of that war. Other poster topics include...
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sel'skokhozi︠a︡ĭstvennai︠a︡ shkola (ferma) pod Minskom. Obshchee sobranie.
    Сельскохозяйственная школа (ферма) под Минском. Общее собрание.
    In the early part of the Stalin era, the Kremlin established a new administrative territory in the Soviet Far East--the Jewish Autonomous Region--to serve as a Jewish homeland. The capital of the region was the city of Birobidzhan. This album includes 274 photographs of the early years of Birobidzhan, beginning in the late 1920s. World Digital Library.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sel'skokhozi︠a︡ĭstvennai︠a︡ shkola (ferma) pod Minskom.
    Сельскохозяйственная школа (ферма) под Минском.
    In the early part of the Stalin era, the Kremlin established a new administrative territory in the Soviet Far East--the Jewish Autonomous Region--to serve as a Jewish homeland. The capital of the region was the city of Birobidzhan. This album includes 274 photographs of the early years of Birobidzhan, beginning in the late 1920s. World Digital Library.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pervye dni. Kukhni︠a︡ pod otkrytym nebom.
    Первые дни. Кухня под открытым небом.
    The Cheliuskin was a Soviet scientific research vessel that sank in the Chukchi Sea in February 1934 while attempting to sail the Northern Sea Route from Murmansk to the Bering Strait and on to Vladivostok. This collection includes materials related to this expedition--a photograph album, books, and maps concerning both the route of the Cheliuskin as well as the life-saving mission that followed its...
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Lunnai︠a︡ noch' v derevne pod Irkutskom.
    Лунная ночь в деревне под Иркутском.
    Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954) was a Russian artist who in 1904 traveled by prisoner transport from western Russia across Siberia. Along the way he created a series of drawings and watercolors of the people and places he encountered. Best known as a portraitist, Smirnov focused on the faces of the men and women he met, who included exiles, prisoners, settlers from Ukraine and western...
    • Contributor: Smirnov, Boris Vasil'evich
    • Date: 1904
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pervai︠a︡ gorodskai︠a︡ bol'nit︠s︡a, pod Orlinnym gnezdom.
    Первая городская больница, под Орлинным гнездом.
    This photograph is from V pamiat' piatidesiatiletiia osnovaniia goroda Vladivostoka i prisoedineniia Ussuriiskogo kraia, 1860-1910 (In memory of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the city of Vladivostok and the annexation of the Ussuri Krai, 1860-1910), an album commemorating the two events listed in the title. Vladivostok, Russia's Far Eastern port city on the Pacific, was founded in 1860 by military officers tasked...
    • Contributor: Matveev, N. P. (Nikolaĭ Petrovich)
    • Date: 1910
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Khoral'nai︠a︡ sinagoga - pod evreĭskiĭ rabochiĭ klub. Gorod Nikolaev.
    Хоральная синагога - под еврейский рабочий клуб. Город Николаев.
    In the early part of the Stalin era, the Kremlin established a new administrative territory in the Soviet Far East--the Jewish Autonomous Region--to serve as a Jewish homeland. The capital of the region was the city of Birobidzhan. This album includes 274 photographs of the early years of Birobidzhan, beginning in the late 1920s. World Digital Library.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Reka Kumir, pritok reki Charysh. Skaly pod nazvaniem "Devichiĭ ples".
    Река Кумир, приток реки Чарыш. Скалы под названием "Девичий плес".
    This photograph is part of a collection of color postcards made from negatives taken by photographer Sergei Ivanovich Borisov (1859-1935) in the Altay, or Altai, Mountains region of southern Siberia early in the 20th century. Borisov was born into a family of serfs in Simbirsk (present-day Ulyanovsk) and was forced to work from an early age. In the late 1880s he moved to the...
    • Contributor: Borisov, Sergei Ivanovich
    • Date: 1911
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Moment provedenii︠a︡ trianguli︠a︡t︠s︡ionnykh izmereniĭ pod vyshkoĭ na beregu reki.
    Момент проведения триангуляционных измерений под вышкой на берегу реки.
    This photograph is from Izyskaniia reki Zei v 1907-1909 gg. (Investigations of the Zeya River in 1907-1909), a unique integrated collection of documentary photographs that presents a vivid picture of the state of the Amur region up to 1909. The album was prepared in 1909-10 by the mechanical engineer Vladimir I. Fedorov (1876-1956) on the instructions of the waterways administration of the Amur basin....
    • Contributor: Fedorov, Vladimir Ivanovich
    • Date: 1909
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Podgotovka parnikov pod rassadu na prigorodnom khozi︠a︡ĭstve "I︠A︡kutgorstroi︠a︡" v g. I︠A︡kutske.
    Подготовка парников под рассаду на пригородном хозяйстве "Якутгорстроя" в г. Якутске.
    Original image at: Russian State Library From the photo album "Якутия : 156 единичных снимков из центральных районов (фотоальбом)."
    • Contributor: Faĭko, L.
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Na Sibirskom trakte pod Irkutskom. Starik - kucher iz bol'shogo oboza.
    На Сибирском тракте под Иркутском. Старик - кучер из большого обоза.
    Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954) was a Russian artist who in 1904 traveled by prisoner transport from western Russia across Siberia. Along the way he created a series of drawings and watercolors of the people and places he encountered. Best known as a portraitist, Smirnov focused on the faces of the men and women he met, who included exiles, prisoners, settlers from Ukraine and western...
    • Contributor: Smirnov, Boris Vasil'evich
    • Date: 1904
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Zaliv Sitka, opisannyĭ pod smotreniem flota kapitana i kavalera I︠U︡rii︠a︡ Lisi︠a︡nskogo. 1805.
    Залив Ситка, описанный под смотрением флота капитана и кавалера Юрия Лисянского. 1805.
    [10] Iz izdanii︠a︡: Sobranie kart i risunkov, prinadlezhashchikh k puteshestvii︠u︡ flota kapitana 1-go ranga i Kavalera I︠U︡rii︠a︡ Lisi︠a︡nskogo na korable Neve. Pokazano: naselennye punkty, i︠a︡kornye mesta, mai︠a︡k; otmetki glubin, podvodnye kamni, meli, rastitel'nost', rel'ef shtrikhami. Vidy beregov. Original map at: National Library of Russia From the atlas "Собрание карт и рисунков, принадлежащих к Путешествию флота капитана 1-го ранга и Кавалера Юрия Лисянского, на корабле...
    • Contributor: Lisi︠a︡nskiĭ, I︠u︡ri
    • Date: 1812