Newspapers in the Slavonic Library published prior to 1917
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The newspapers published prior to 1917 in the Slavonic Library have been received as deposit copies from around the Russian Empire.
The newspapers published prior to 1917 in the Slavonic Library have been received as deposit copies from around the Russian Empire. The collection contains annual volumes of daily newspapers published in the largest cities, but newspapers from smaller towns are entirely missing or there are only single issues of them. Most of the newspapers are from 1890–1917. In addition to daily newspapers, the collection includes newspapers published by political parties, the army and regional government. Satirical magazines are from 1905–1907.
The description retains the character set and orthography of the publication whenever possible. Cyrillic characters may also be retrieved as transliterated according to the ISO-9 standard (see the transliteration guidelines).
More information about cataloguing
Information on microfilmed newspapers is partially searchable in the National Library’s search service. For the time being, information pertaining to printed newspapers is only searchable by using the card catalogue.
- The National Library of Russia in St. Petersburg
The main part of the collection comprises newspapers received as legal deposits from the Russian Empire between 1828 and 1917.