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Collection description

The majority of maps in the Map Collection of the Slavonic Library are Russian maps from the 19th and 20th century received as deposit copies 1828–1917. Maps have also been received from the collections of Russian garrisons in Finland as well as school collections and the library of the Finnish Institute for Russian and East European Studies. There are also maps from the Soviet era and the beginning of the 2000s.

Maps comprise following groups:

  • General maps
  • Parish, etc. maps related to church administration
  • Maps depicting various areas
  • Themed maps, such as climate, industry and road density maps
  • Government maps
  • Maps describing various wars of the Russian Empire
  • Maps of various continents
  • Maps of various countries
  • Star atlases
Catalogue information
  • Card catalogue made of the collection
  • The collection has been described in the reference database
Polish-language maps and the Soviet maps donated by the library of the Finnish Institute for Russian and East European Studies can only be found through the card index catalogue.
Collection materials in format
  • Analogue
Material type
  • Maps