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Cossack Collection

The Cossack Collection is based on the private libraries of Kh. I. and P. Kh. Popov, and S. G. Svatikov, and is representative of the publications issued by Cossacks between 1919-1939 in Rostov on the Don, Paris, and Prague. It consists 147 items, including histories of pre-revolutionary Cossack life in Russia, and of many publications of Cossack emigres, with particular emphasis on those who emigrated to Paris and Prague. The collection is housed in the Department of Special Collections, on the ninth floor of Memorial Library.
Drawer 376.

Komadinic Collection

The Komadinic Collection in Balkan social and political history includes publications and pamphlets of peasant, socialist an other radical movements of the last half of the nineteenth century up to World War II. It consists of some 7,000 items, mostly in Serbo-Croatian, and is based on the private library of Milan Komadinic (1882-1944), the founder and organizer of the first zadrugarstvo (a kind of cooperative) in Serbia. The collection was further developed by Slobodan Komadinic (1912-), the son of Milan Komadinic, and was subsequently donated to the library. The collection is housed in the Department of Special Collections, on the ninth floor of Memorial Library.
SC CA 11000- 12831

Latvian Collection

The Latvian Collection consists of about 100 items published between 1905-1939. The collection includes works of literature, and works dealing with politics and governement. The collection is housed in the Department of Special Collections, on the ninth floor of Memorial Library.

Lithuanian Collection (Senn Collections I-II)

The Lithuanian Collection consists of 132 volumes, mostly in Lithuanian, from the period of independence, 1920-1940. The collection was developed by prominent Indo-European languages professor Alfred Senn. Alfred Erich Senn, the son of Professor Alfred Senn, has added to the collection materials documenting the independence movement of Lithuania, 1972 to date. The collection is housed in the Department of Special Collections, on the ninth floor of Memorial Library.
Drawer 376

Russian Underground Collection

The Russian Underground Collection includes materials on the Russian Revolutionary Movement from 1825-1917, and includes a considerable number of Free Press publications. The collection contains about 100 journals, many political tracts, leaflets, broadsides and brochures of various political groups, socialists, and religious nonconformists (Lev Tolstoy), including first printings of works by Lenin, Trotsky, and Plehkanov which document the 1905 split of the Russian Social Labor Party. The Underground Collection likewise contains a large number of satirical journals which appeared between 1905-1907. The collection is housed in the Department of Special Collections, on the ninth floor of Memorial Library.
Drawers 375-376.

 

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