New Russian Archive

Major New Archive in Russian History

 

Date: September 13, 2012

Thanks to the efforts of faculty fellow Semion Lyandres (History) and crucial seed funding from the Nanovic Institute, Notre Dame has now unveiled a significant archive of primary documents that shed new light on the origins of modern Russia.

Acquired from Zinaida Leonidovna Polievktova-Nikoladze in Tblisi, Georgia, the archive contains three generations of materials collected by a family in Georgia descended from Niko Nikoladze, the father-in-law of Mikhail Polievktov, a prominent Russian historian from St. Petersburg.

Read more at the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

 by Daily Domer Staff

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