Alexander Griboyedov (1795–1829)
The collection, timed to the 220th anniversary of the birth of the Russian diplomat, poet, playwright and composer Alexander Griboyedov, includes digital copies of books, articles, archival documents and visual materials. The collection contains texts of fiction, including the comedy “Woe from Wit”, which made the author a classic of Russian literature, as well as correspondence, travel notes, verses by Griboyedov. The literary and critical works devoted to his work, biographical materials which spotlight the details of his diplomatic activities and tragic death, images of monuments to Alexander Griboedov and other documents are also available.
The materials from the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, the Russian State Library, the National Library of Russia, the State Public Historical Library of Russia, the Moscow Regional State Research Library, the Tyumen Regional Research Library, the Children's Museum of Postcard and other collections have been used building up the collection.