Recent collections

Recent collections

Sport in Russia

В коллекции представлены официальные документы, архивные материалы, исследования, учебная литература, справочные и изобразительные материалы, периодические издания, отражающие историю развития спорта в нашей страны. Особо выделен раздел, посвященный футболу. Создание этого раздела приурочено к проведению в России чемпионата мира FIFA 2018 г. В раздел включены как исторические, так и современные материалы. В частности, широко представлены фотографии, запечатлевшие строительство стадионов в российских городах, принимающих матчи мирового чемпионата.

Alexander Gorchakov (1798-1883)

The collection dedicated to the outstanding statesman of the Russian Empire Alexander Gorchakov features archival materials (the draft on the emancipation of serfs, correspondence on the sale of Alaska etc.), scientific research on education of Prince Gorchakov at the Imperial Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selo and Russia’s foreign policy in the second half of the 19th c., as well as visual materials and a documentary.

Maxim Gorky (1868-1936)

The collection, timed to the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Soviet Russian writer, playwright and public figure Maxim Gorky (A. M. Peshkov) (1868-1936), includes digital copies of books, periodicals, archival documents and graphic materials devoted to his life and work, as well as texts of his own works of art, articles and memoirs.

K. E. Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935)

The collection dedicated to the prominent representative of Russian cosmism, the founder of theoretical cosmonautics, Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, includes editions introducing the life and work of the scientist, his works on the theory of air and space science, rocket science, astronomy, physics, biology, as well as philosophical and sci-fi works.


The collection covers key events of 1918: from the convocation and dissolution of the Constituent Assembly to the seizure of power by A. V. Kolchak in Omsk, the annulment of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk after the beginning of the revolution in Germany and the signing of the Compiègne Armistice, which ended the fighting during the World War I. The material is presented in thematic sections arranged in chronological order. The collection includes archival materials, research documents, sources of personal origin, photographs, postcards and newsreels.