Guide to the Research Collections

- SECTION -- III -- THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
- PART TWO
- 50 -- HISTORY OF RUSSIA AND EASTERN EUROPE
- HISTORY OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA AND THE BALTIC STATES
- Public Documents

Public Documents

Strong holdings in this area include a complete set of the thirteen sessions of the Imperial Duma, Stenograficheskie otchety (1906-17). There are complete collections of the laws of the Empire in the three series of the Polnoye sobraniye zakonov Rossiiskoi imperii, and in the Svod zakonov Rossiiskoi imperii (1857-1916) and its continuation (1906-14). Other significant items include a substantial file of the official gazette Pravitel' stvennyi vestnik (1869-1917) and of the official journals of the ministries of Education and the Interior. Other public documents were acquired with the library of the Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, described above in the section on significant collections.