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Russia newspaper collection
2019C151  
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Description
The newspapers in this collection were originally collected by the Hoover Institution Library and transferred to the Archives in 2019. The Russia newspaper collection (1876-2013) comprises nine-hundred and thirty-nine unique titles of publication in Russian, Armenian, Ukrainian, English, French, German, Kazakh, Ruthenian, Kalmyk, Georgian, Turkmen, Yiddish, Tatar and Uzbek. The collection includes Russian émigré newspapers and periodicals, for which local subjects have been created. Some titles also exist on microfilm. Information about microfilm availability as well as further analyzed title information can be found in Stanford University Libraries catalog.
Background
The Hoover Institution's collecting history regarding newspapers spans over 80 years. Newspapers became an integral core component of the "Hoover War Collection" soon after it was established in 1919 as a repository of materials on World War I and the states and societies involved in it. The subsequent widening of focus to cover the themes of "War, Revolution, and Peace" caused the collection to grow further in scope and volume into a variety of directions.
Extent
1345 oversize boxes (2143.9 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
Due to the assembled nature of this collection, copyright status varies across its scope. Copyright is assumed to be held by the original newspaper publications, which should be contacted wherein public domain has not yet passed. The Hoover Institution can neither grant nor deny permission to publish or reproduce materials from this collection.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.