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ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: C-24Last update of repository: 21 September 2017
Rossiiskaia knizhnaia palata (RKP)
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Archives of Russia (2000), pp. 347-51; Arkhivy Rossii (1997), pp. 267-68.
There is no comprehensive guide to the RKP holdings.
c-325. Isroriia Rossiiskoi knizhnoi palaty: k 90-letiiu uchrezhdeniia. Compiled by R.A. Aigistov, A.A. Dzhigo, S.A. Karaichentseva, K.M. Sukhorukov and E.M. Sukhorukova. Edited by V.A. Sirozhenko. 3 vols. Moscow: RKP/Buk Chember Interneshnl, 2006–2007. [RKP].
Three-volume edition published of eighty anniversary of RKP. See especially c–332 and c–333 for opisi of archival documents relating to the history of RKP held in Scientific Bibliographic Archive of RKP, GA RF (B–1), and TsGA SPb (D–15).State Archive of Publications (GAP)
The published Russian National Bibliography serves as an approximate register of holdings in GAP in terms of the archive of depository copies, although, as mentioned above, there are some gaps in the actual holdings. RKP/VKP regularly and systematically publishes official national bibliography for imprints in the USSR since 1918, and for the Russian Federation since 1991.
c-328. Gosudarstvennye bibliograficheskie ukazateli. Moscow: “Kniga”/“Knizhnaia palata”, 1907-. [RKP/GKP/VKP/RKP] (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
c-328.1. Rossiiskaia natsional'naia bibliografiia/Russian Books in Print Plus. East Grinstead, West Sussex: Bowker-Saur/Saur, 1994–. CD-ROM edition. Annual. Data in Russian (in Cyrillic and transliterated Latin alphabet), with text in Russian and English. User’s manual in English. [RKP (Russian Book Chamber); Russkoe bibliograficheskoe obshchestvo (Russian Bibliographical Society); Dialogue-Vesta] (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
The latest (7th) edition covers over 1,200,000 titles, ranging from 1980 through 2000. It also lists ca. 100,000 dissertation abstracts from 1991 through 2000. The CD provides browsable index lists and many search features in English and Russian.
See more details at: http://www.bookchamber.ru/content/bib....Scientific Bibliographic Archive (NBA)
c-332. “Opis' del Nauchno-bibliograficheskogo arkhiva Rossiiskoi khizhnoi palaty i drugikh arkhivnykh dokumentov po istorii Knizhnoi palaty. 1916–1935 gg.” In Isroriia Rossiiskoi knizhnoi palaty: k 90-letiiu uchrezhdeniia 1, edited by V.A. Sirozhenko, pp. 366–447. Moscow: RKP/Buk Chember Interneshnl, 2006–2007.
c-333. “Opis' del Nauchno-bibliograficheskogo arkhiva Rossiiskoi khizhnoi palaty i drugikh arkhivnykh dokumentov po istorii Knizhnoi palaty. 1936–1950 gg.” In Isroriia Rossiiskoi knizhnoi palaty: k 90-letiiu uchrezhdeniia 2, edited by V.A. Sirozhenko, pp. 374–447. Moscow: RKP/Buk Chember Interneshnl, 2006–2007.
Describes the administrative records of VKP (1917–1950) and the personal papers of several librarians and bibliographers.
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An historical report about and detailed inventory (opis') of the main administrative records of VKP that have already been processed (1917–1950) and designated for permanent preservation in GAÂ RF (B–1), but that now remain on deposit in NBA VKP. Provides a detailed introductory agency history of VKP (pp. 3–74), a history of the records themselves (pp. 75–80), and a brief characterization of the documentsto be found in the fond. An appendix lists of other early twentieth-century state bibliographic institutions represented among the VKP records, and there is an extensive bibliography of related literature, including archival sources.