Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    Croatia-Slavonia and Fiume. Appendix (p. [78]-97) : Articles of the Hungarian constitution defining the relations of Hungary to Croatia-Slavonia. I. Article XXX of 1868 (The Nagoda) II. Article XI, of 1889. III. Article X of 1906.--Note on place-names in Croatia-Slavonia. "Authorities": p. [98]-99.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section - Hungary
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 116 pages

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  • Map
    Slavonia, Croatia, Bosnia, and a part of Dalmatia.
    Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae parte
    Gerard Mercator's 1590 Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae parte (Slavonia, Croatia, Bosnia, and a part of Dalmatia) is the best representation of Bosnia made up to that time. One of the oldest items in the cartographic collections of the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the map was published by the well-known Blaeu firm in Amsterdam. Shown are villages, towns, rivers, and...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 1590-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Book/Printed Material
    Dalmatia. Appendix (p. 82-90): Principal Dalmatian place-names, showing Italian and Slav equivalents. Distribution of races in Dalmatia, according to the Austrian census of 1910. Returns of shipping during 1912. Principal imports by sea into Dalmatia during 1910. "Authorities": p. 91-92.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 108 pages

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Glagolitic Leaves in Hlohovec. These two fragments are among the oldest artifacts in the manuscript collections of the Slovak National Library. They are parchment folios, written on both sides, and are of Croatian provenance. It is believed that they came to the territory of Slovakia through the Franciscan friars or by the exchange of codices and printed books among Franciscan libraries or archives. They were discovered at the...

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  • Map
    European Turkey and Part of Asian Turkey, Divided into Large Provinces and Governorships.
    Turquie d'Europe et partie de celle d'Asie divisée par grandes Provinces et Gouvernemts
    This mid-18th century French map shows the Balkan Peninsula, most of Anatolia (present-day Turkey), and the Mediterranean islands of Cyprus and Crete. The map bears the inscription "Sr. Janvier" ("Le Sieur Janvier"), a designation that refers to a cartographer active in Paris between 1746 and 1776 whose name was either Jean or Robert Janvier. The map offers a striking view of the European territories...
    • Contributor: Janvier, Jean, Flourished
    • Date: 1750-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Periodical
    Zenith : International Review of Arts and Culture.
    Zenit
    Zenit (Zenith) was the most important avant-garde magazine published in the former Yugoslavia and one of the most significant publications of the broader European avant-garde movement of the early 20th century. It was launched in February 1921 by the artist Ljubomir Micić (1895-1971) and published monthly in Zagreb and Belgrade until December 1926, when it was banned by the authorities. A total of 43...
    • Contributor: Micić, Ljubomir
    • Date: 1921-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    Saint-Antonian Glagolitic Fragment.
    Svätoantonovský hlaholský zlomok
    The Saint-Antonian Glagolitic Fragment is the name of a double-folio parchment, probably of Croatian provenance, i.e., from the territory of the southern Slavs, where the students of Saint Methodius (815-85) took refuge after the fall of Great Moravia. Produced by an unknown scribe in the 15th century, it contains text written in two columns with black and red ink using square Glagolitic script. It...

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Haftarah. This illuminated, undated codex thought to date from the 18th century consists of a Haftarah (also seen as Haftorah) in 263 parchment sheets stitched together in a leather binding. In the Jewish tradition, a Haftarah is a reading from the Prophets for the Sabbath, festivals, and holy days. This one contains the five books of Moses (also known as the Pentateuch); parts of the...
    • Contributor: Ha Lévi, Abraham Bar Chizkija
    • Date: 1700-01-01
    • Resource: - 267 pages

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    The Krtíš Glagolitic Fragment. This manuscript fragment contains part of an explanation of an unknown gospel. It was at one time bound into a Glagolitic copy of the manuscript book Historia Scholastica by Peter Comestor. The text of the fragment was written in the angular Glagolitic script invented during the ninth century by Saints Cyril and Methodius to translate the Bible and other ecclesiastical works into the language...
  • Book/Printed Material
    Workbook Exercises in English. Martin Kukučín, pseudonym of Matej Bencúr (1860-1928), was an important representative of Slovak literary realism. He worked as a physician in Prague, Croatia, and later in South America. Presented here is a workbook of exercises in English from the time of his studies at the gymnasium in the Hungarian town of Sopron. The workbook is now preserved in Kukučín's literary estate, held at the...
    • Contributor: Kukučín, Martin
    • Date: 1884-01-01
    • Resource: - 48 pages
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    It is Impossible for Everyone to Bathe in Here!.
    E' impossibile che tutti ci si possano lavare!
    This satirical watercolor by the Italian artist Raffaello Jonni is part of a series of 79 original drawings by Jonni preserved at the Alessandrina Library in Rome. It shows soldiers of four countries with interests in the Adriatic Sea all standing around a small basin of water labeled "Adriatico" with the caption "It is Impossible for Everyone to Bathe in Here!" underneath. The image...
    • Contributor: Jonni, Raffaello
    • Date: 1915-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Book/Printed Material
    Emblems: With Many Images from Ancient Works; by Ján Sambucus of Tyrnavia in Pannonia.
    Emblemata: Cvm Aliqvot Nvmmis Antiqvi Operis, Ioannis Sambvci Tirnaviensis Pannonii
    Emblemata: Cvm Aliqvot Nvmmis Antiqvi Operis (Emblems: with many images from ancient works) is by the notable Slovak poet, polymath, publisher, collector, and university professor Ján Sambucus (also known as János Zsámboki, 1531-84). Born in Trnava (also referred to as Tyrnavia) in western Slovakia, Sambucus was considered to be the outstanding humanistic personality of Central Europe. He maintained contacts with many European scholars, with...
    • Contributor: Zsámboki, János - Plantin, Christophe
    • Date: 1564-01-01
    • Resource: - 249 pages

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Transylvania and the Banat. In preparation for the peace conference that was expected to follow World War I, in the spring of 1917 the British Foreign Office established a special section responsible for preparing background information for use by British delegates to the conference. Transylvania and the Banat is Number 6 in a series of more than 160 studies produced by the section, most of which were published...
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section
    • Date: 1920-01-01
    • Resource: - 7 pages

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Povi︠e︡stvovanie o Sibiri : Latinskai︠a︡ rukopis' XVII stoli︠e︡tii︠a︡, izdannai︠a︡ s rossiĭskim" perevodom" i primi︠e︡chanii︠a︡mi Grigoriem" Spasskim".
    Повѣствованiе о Сибири : Латинская рукопись XVII столѣтiя, изданная с россiйскимъ переводомъ и примѣчанiями Григорiемъ Спасскимъ.
    Povestvovanie o Sibiri (Narrative on Siberia) contains the printed text of a Latin manuscript about the history and culture of Siberia compiled around 1680. The author was Yurii Krizhanich, a Catholic missionary from Croatia who traveled to Russia in 1659 on an early Pan-Slavic mission aimed at helping unite the different Slavic nations under the Russian tsar as a bulwark against Protestant Germany and...
    • Contributor: Križanić, Juraj
    • Date: 1822-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    Shorthand Notes and Excerpts of Martin Kukučín. These shorthand notes and excerpts are in the hand of Martin Kukučín, pseudonym of Matej Bencúr (1860-1928), an important representative of Slovak literary realism. Kukučín worked as a physician in Prague, Croatia, and later in South America. In his literary estate are found, in addition to his original manuscript works in Slovak, records in shorthand script. Kukučín used several different types of shorthand fonts...
    • Contributor: Kukučín, Martin
    • Date: 1910-01-01
    • Resource: - 148 pages
  • Map
    Sketch of Ohrid. This pencil drawing is a sketch made in 1923 for a tourist map of the city of Ohrid, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Ohrid was at that time part of the newly established Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes; until 1912 it was under Ottoman rule. Situated on the shores of Lake Ohrid, the city is the site of one of the oldest human...
    • Contributor: Srbinović, Naum
    • Date: 1923-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Turkey in Europe: According to New Observations by the Gentlemen at the Royal Science Academy.
    Turquie en Europe : Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
    Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733) was a Dutch publisher and bookseller, based in Leiden, who specialized in reissuing maps acquired from earlier mapmakers. Van der Aa's major work was the elaborate Galerie Agréable du Monde (The pleasurable gallery of the world), a compendium of some 3,000 maps in 66 parts, bound in 27 volumes, and completed in 1729. Presented here is van der Aa's...
    • Contributor: Aa, Pieter Van Der
    • Date: 1729-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Book/Printed Material
    Passbook of Martin Kukučín.
    Vkladná knižka Martina Kukučína
    Presented here is the bank passbook of Martin Kukučín (1860--1928), the most distinguished representative of modern Slovak realist literature. Kukučín worked as a physician in Prague, on the island of Brač (Croatia), and in Chile and Argentina, all of which are reflected in his literary work. The passbook, containing the record of the royalties Kukučín earned for his literary work, was opened for him...
    • Contributor: Kultéty, Jozef
    • Date: 1910-01-01
    • Resource: - 8 pages
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    No! Not this One!.
    No!...Questa no!
    This satirical watercolor by the Italian artist Raffaello Jonni is part of a series of 79 original drawings by Jonni preserved at the Alessandrina Library in Rome. It portrays a hand trying to grab a safe labeled "Trieste" that is carried by Franz Joseph I (1830--1916), the aged emperor of Austria-Hungary. The hand represents a powerful Italy that is seeking to acquire Trieste, historically...
    • Contributor: Jonni, Raffaello
    • Date: 1915-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Trieste. This movie poster is by the Italian artist Tito Corbella (born in Pontremoli in 1885, died in Rome in 1966), who is best known as a designer of postcards of glamorous women. He also produced illustrations and film posters, such as the one presented here. The poster portrays a woman wearing a red dress adorned with white lilies; she is kneeling, her arms upstretched,...
    • Contributor: Corbella, Tito
    • Date: 1915-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    General Map of European Turkey, Greece and the Ionian Islands.
    Carte générale de la Turquie d'Europe, de la Grèce et des Iles Ioniennes
    Adrien-Hubert Brué (1786-1832) was a French geographer and cartographer who as a young man accompanied the explorer Nicolas Baudin on his 1800-1803 voyage to New Holland (Australia). Brué returned to France to become an important geographer, associated with the Institut Geographique de Paris and geographer to the king. His Grand atlas universel (Large universal atlas) was first published in 1816 and issued in revised...
    • Contributor: Brué, Adrien Hubert
    • Date: 1816-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Decrepit Rigmarole (To be Sung on Rainy Days, while Pinching One's Nose with Two Fingers).
    Tiritera decrepita (da cantarsi nei giorni piovosi, stringendosi il naso con due dita)
    Shown here is a satirical drawing of a boat called Quistione Italiana (Italian Issue), sailing in the "Conference Sea," carrying Italian prime minister Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, British prime minister David Lloyd George, President Woodrow Wilson of the United States, and French prime minister Georges Clemenceau, the Big Four of the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. Orlando is at the tiller and pleads with the others...
    • Contributor: Annibali, E.
    • Date: 1919-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Book/Printed Material
    Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorism.
    Convention pour la prévention et de la répression du terrorisme/ Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorism
    The document presented here is the archival copy of the Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorism, which was adopted by 24 member states of the League of Nations on November 16, 1937. The concluding pages of the document contain the signatures of the representatives of the states. In a few cases, reservations, either typed or handwritten, accompany the signatures. The French government...
    • Contributor: League of Nations
    • Date: 1937-01-01
    • Resource: - 30 pages
  • Map
    The Eastern Basin of the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, and the Persian Gulf.
    Il Bacino orientale del mediterraneo il mar rosso ed il golfo persico
    This undated Italian map of the Middle East was published by the firm G.B. Paravia of Turin, Italy. It is a political map marking the boundaries of states and empires at the date of printing, probably at the very end of the 19th century. A clue to dating is the designation of Somalia Italiana (Italian Somalia). A series of Italian protectorates was established in...
    • Contributor: Salussolia - Paravia (Firm)
    • Date: 1890-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Lands of the Emperor of the Turks or the Ottoman Sultan in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
    Estats de l'empire du Grand Seigneur des Turqs ou Sultan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afrique, et en Europe
    This map shows the Ottoman Empire as it was conceived in Europe in the last quarter of the 17th century. It is a reprint, dated 1679, of an earlier edition possibly included in a series of world atlases published by Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) in the middle of the century. The map shows geological features, such as rivers, deserts, and mountain ranges. Cities and towns...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1679-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page