The collection is devoted to the 135th anniversary of Sergei Mironovich Kirov (Kostrikov) (1886-1934), the Soviet party leader and politician. The collection features speeches, reports and articles by Sergei Kirov published the 1920-1940s; biographical essays and memoirs about Kirov, issued after his death; materials from the Leningrad and central press of the 1930s-40s, archival documents from the Civil War period, as well as photographs and postcards with portraits of Sergei Kirov and memorable places associated with him.
The collection marks the 310th anniversary of the establishment of the Governing Senate. It features studies, reports, decrees and orders, reference publications, archival documents and graphic materials that represent the activities of the Governing Senate from the XVIII century to the beginning of the XX century.
The collection is devoted to the 195th anniversary of the Russian satirist, journalist and official. It features digital copies of books, brochures, periodicals, postcards, archival documents and other materials. The collection comprises the first publications by Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin of particular interest, published in the magazines Otechestvennye Zapiski and Vestnik Evropy.