ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: H-1
Gosudarstvennyi Istoricheskii muzei (GIM)
Finding Aids — Published — General:
Archives of Russia (2000), pp. 799-815; Arkhivy Rossii (1997), pp. 605-16; G&K Spravochnik (1983), pp. 234-44 and 425-31; GAF Spravochnik (1991), pp. 81-95; PKG M&L (1972), pp. 277-81; Sup. 1 (1976), pp. 102-11; Begunov, Sprav.-ukaz. (1963), pp. 143-61; Muzei Moskvy (1997), pp. 18-21.
h-1. Istoricheskii muzei—entsiklopediia otechestvennoi istorii i kul'tury (Zabelinskie nauchnye chteniia [1993 goda]). Edited by V.L. Egorov. Moscow, 1995. 464 p. + plates. “Trudy GIM.” (Lib: DLC; MH).
——(—1995–1996 gg.). 1999. 486 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 103.
——(—1997 g.). 1999. 308 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 106.
——(—1999 g.). 2000. 770 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 210.
——(—2000 g.). 2001. 617 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 126.
——(—2001 g.). 2002. 350 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 134.
——(—2002 g.). 2003. 592 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 136.
——(—2003 g.). 2004. 272 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 143.
——(—2004 g.). 2005. 456 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 149.
——(—2005 g.). 2006. 535 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 158.
——(—2006 g.). 2007. 502 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 169.
——(—2007 g.). 2008. 470 p. “Trudy GIM,” vol. 177.
A large collection of articles covering selected aspects of the history of GIM and its collections. Includes surveys and source analyses of materials in the Division of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books, the Division of Written Sources, and the Division of Pictorial Materials.Manuscript and Rare Book Division
h-5. Protas'eva, Tat'iana Nikolaevna; and Shchepkina, Marfa Viacheslavovna. Sokrovishcha drevnei pis'mennosti i staroi pechati: Obzor rukopisei russkikh, slavianskikh, grecheskikh, a takzhe knig staroi pechati Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia. Edited by T.V. Dianova. 2d ed. Moscow, 1995. 104 p. (Lib: IU).
Electronic edition: http://www.shm.ru/manuscript_2.html
1st ed.: Edited by M.N. Tikhomirov. M.: “Sovetskaia Rossiia,” 1958. 87 p. “Trudy GIM: Pamiatniki kul'tury,” vol. 30. [IDC-R-11,018] (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
The 1958 edition surveys 27 collections of medieval manuscripts and 7 collections of early printed books. The second edition (1995) reprints and updates the surveys, and adds a comprehensive bibliography of published literature, including earlier catalogues of manuscript descriptions and related reference literature.
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of GIM, recounts the history of the founding, accession of collections, and scholarly work in the division.
h-8. Levochkin, Ivan Vasil'evich. “Opisaniia rukopisei Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia: XIX–nach. XX vv.” In Problemy nauchnogo opisaniia rukopisei i faksimil'nogo izdaniia pamiatnikov pis'mennosti: Materialy Vsesoiuznoi konferentsii, edited by M.V. Kukushkina and S.O. Shmidt, pp. 151–160. Leningrad: “Nauka,” Leningradskoe otdelenie, 1981. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-14,774].
A detailed bibliographic review of available scholarly descriptions covering manuscript collections in GIM, together with related reference materials.Division of Written Sources (OPI)
A detailed survey of archival fonds in the Division of Written Sources, including feudal estate records; collections of seventeenth-century charters; personal papers of scholars and cultural leaders (18th–19th cc.); nineteenth-century private collections of historical sources; and documents relating to the history of the revolutionary movement in Russia. An appendix lists personal papers.
A collection of survey articles on the history of science and culture in Russia (17th–20th cc.), including surveys of fonds from the Solovetskii Museum, the Opta Hermitage (Optina pustyn') (14th c.), and the State Academy of the History of Material Culture (GAIMK); sources relating to the history of Moscow University from the personal papers of P.A. Bessonov; the collection of documents of the architect-restorer M.V. D'iakonova; and materials from the P.I. Shchukin documentary collection relating to Russian cultural history (17th–early 20th cc.).
A collection of articles surveying materials relating to military history, including a detailed survey (with appended chart and name index) of the extensive documentary collection from the former Military History Museum (fond 137), the GIM collections on the history of the army, navy, and foreign policy (17th–early 20th cc.—fonds 155 and 264), materials from various fonds relating to the Napoleonic Invasion of 1812 (Patriotic War), materials from the archive of N.N. Murav'ev-Karskii (1794–1866) (fond 254), and materials from the papers of N.M. Iolshin (1860–1914?) (fond 225—late 19th–early 20th cc.), including documents relating to the Russo-Japanese War.
h-13. Putevoditel' po fondam lichnogo proiskhozhdeniia Otdela pis'mennykh istochnikov Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia. Compiled by E.I. Bakst, et al. Edited by I.S. Kalantyrskaia and V.G. Verzhbitskii. Moscow: “Sovetskaia Rossiia”, 1967. 388 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-11,022].
An annotated guide to the personal papers of prominent prerevolutionary Russians that are held in the division, covering approximately 95% of the fonds with detailed indexes.GIM Series
h-16. Otchet Imperatorskogo Rossiiskogo Istoricheskogo muzeia imeni Imperatora Aleksandra III v Moskve za 1905 god . . . –[. . . za 1914 god]. 11 vols. Moscow, 1906–1926. Final vol.: Otchet Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia za 1916–1925 gg. (Lib: MH) [IDC-R-11,191].
Reports issued by the prerevolutionary Historical Museum containing significant information about the manuscript holdings. The final volume reports acquisitions through 1925.
h-17. Trudy Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia. (Trudy GIM). Moscow, 1926–. 177 vols. through 2008. Includes several subseries, including h–12. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
Includes several reports and memoirs about the Historical Museum, with historical surveys of the Manuscript Division—OR (pp. 25–33) and the Division of Written Sources—OPI (1987–1996, pp. 34–39), and article about the original Sevastopol collection.
h-25. Izdaniia Gosudarstvennogo istoricheskogo muzeia 1873–1998: Bibliograficheskii ukazatel'. Edited by V.L. Egorov. Moscow: GIM, 1999. 310 p. (Lib: DLC; MH).
——1998–2001: Bibliograficheskii ukazatel'. 2002. 143 p.
——2002–2007: Bibliograficheskii ukazatel'. 2008. 204 p.
Branches of GIM
h-28. Shvedova, M.M.; and Trutneva, Nadezhda Fedorovna. Novodevichii monastyr': Filial Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia: Putevoditel'. Moscow: “Sovetskaia Rossiia”, 1988. 111 p. Parallel texts in Russian and English. (Lib: DLC; MH).
A brief history of the monastery and the founding of the museum with references to the manuscripts held there.
A detailed history of the cathedral and its reconstruction at various times, with a brief survey of the manuscript holdings held there in the 1920s (pp. 33–34).
Finding Aids — Specialized:Special effort has been made here to list published specialized finding aids, because there is no comprehensive bibliography of finding aids covering GIM collections. Although hardly comprehensive, the list below emphasizes the most recent publications, and includes all pre-1976 imprints that are available in microfiche reprint editions. Some additional earlier editions and more detailed annotations for some entries are to be found in the PKG 1976 M&L Supplement, pp. 102–11.
For more detailed coverage of earlier descriptions of Greek manuscripts, see the 1995 edition of Richard Répertoire des bibliothèques et des catalogues de manuscrits grecs de Marcel Richard, pp. 554–60. For coverage of Jewish-related holdings, see Dok. ist. evreev (1997), pp. 393–94, and Jewish Doc (1996), p. 23.
• Manuscript and Rare Book Division
• Parchment Manuscripts
• Synodal Collection
• Greek Manuscripts
• Chudov Collection
• Eparchial Library
• Joseph of Volokolamsk Monastery Collection
• Museum Collection (Muzeiskoe sobranie)
• Vakhrameev Collection
• Uvarov Collection
• Khludov Collection
• Chertkov Collection
• Shchukin Collection
• Novgorod Birchbark Documents
• Division of Written Sources
• Personal Papers
• Cartographic Division
• Graphic/Pictorial Materials
• Collection of Posters from the V.I. Lenin Museum
• Branches of GIM
h-35. Golyshenko, V.S.; Kostiukhina, L.M.; Protas'eva, Tat'iana Nikolaevna; and Shchepkina, Marfa Viacheslavovna. “Opisanie pergamentnykh rukopisei Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia.” Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik, Moscow, 1966–1967. 2 parts. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,379; and in R-10,754].
Part 1: “Russkie rukopisi.” AE za 1964 god, 1966, pp. 135–234;
Part 2: “Rukopisi bolgarskie, serbskie, moldavskie.” AE za 1965 god, 1967, pp. 273–309.
For the description of the Synodal collection see also h–5, pp. 12–34.
h-38. Opisanie slavianskikh rukopisei Moskovskoi Sinodal'noi (Patriarshei) biblioteki. Compiled by A.V. Gorskii and K.I. Nevostruev. 3 parts, 6 vols. Moscow: Sinodal'naia tip. 1855–1917. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,324].
Reprint ed.: Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1964. “Monumenta linquae slavicae dialecti veteris,” vol. 2.
Index: See h–39.
Supplement: See h–40.
Provides scholarly descriptions of Slavonic manuscripts (up to no. 576) from the Library of the Holy Synod that were transferred to the Historical Museum after 1917.
h-39. Vitoshinskii, E.M. Ukazatel' imennoi i predmetnyi k trudu A.V. Gorskogo i K.I. Nevostrueva “Opisanie slavianskikh rukopisei Moskovskoi Sinodal'noi biblioteki”. Warsaw, 1915. vi, 316 p. (Lib: DDO; IU; MH; NN) [IDC-R-11,195].
Reprint ed.: Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1964. “Monumenta linquae slavicae dialecti veteris,” vol. 6.
Provides alphabetic and subject indexes and an index of proper names to the first four volumes of Gorskii and Nevostruev’s catalogue of Slavonic manuscripts (h–38). Not complete, even for volumes covered.
h-40. Protas'eva, Tat'iana Nikolaevna. Opisanie rukopisei Sinodal'nogo sobraniia (ne voshedshikh v opisanie A.V. Gorskogo i K.I. Nevostrueva). Edited by M.V. Shchepkina. 2 vols. Moscow, 1970–1973. xxv, 211 p. + 19 plates; 164 p. (Lib: DLC; MH) [IDC-R-11,098].
Continues the scholarly description of Slavonic manuscripts from the Synodal Library (nos. 577 to 1051), which were not included in the prerevolutionary catalogue (h–38). Provides detailed bibliography of previous descriptions of each manuscript, name and subject indexes, and a correlation table for earlier manuscript catalogue numbers.
h-41. Popov, Nikolai Petrovich. Rukopisi Moskovskoi Sinodal'noi (Patriarshei) biblioteki. 2 vols. Moscow, 1905–1910. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-7319].
Vol. 1: Novospasskoe sobranie. Moscow: Tip. O.O. Gerbeka, 1905. viii, 189 p. + 3 plates.
Vol. 2: Sobranie rukopisei Moskovskogo Simonova monastyria. Moscow, 1910. viii, 214 p. Originally published in ChOIDR 233 (1910), no. 2, pp. i–vii, 1–214. [IDC-in 1369].
The first two volumes of a larger projected catalogue covering manuscripts from religious institutions in the Moscow area that were acquired by the Synodal Library and are now held in GIM. Vol. 1 describes 18 manuscripts from the Novospasskii Monastery and vol. 2 describes 70 manuscripts from the Simonov Monastery.
h-42. Savva, Archbishop of Tver and Kashin (Archimandrite). Ukazatel' dlia obozreniia Moskovskoi Patriarshei (nyne Sinodal'noi) riznitsy i biblioteki. 3d ed. Moscow: Universitetskaia tip. 1859. iii, iii, 126, viii, 292, 40, iv, 2 p. (Lib: MH-F) [IDC-R-7324].
2d ed.: Ukazatel' dlia obozreniia Moskovskoi patriarshei (nyne sinodal'noi) biblioteki: s prilozheniem poiasnitel'nago slovaria neudoboponiatnykh slov i nazvanii predmetov, vstrechaiushchikhsia v knige. Moscow: V Universitetskoi tip. 1858. viii, 292, 40, iv, 2 p. (Lib: DLC)
Ukazatel' dlia obozreniia Moskovskoi patriarshei (nyne synodal'noi) riznitsy: s prilozheniem . . . Moscow: V Universitetskoi tip. 1858. ii, 126 p, 33, iv, ii p. (Lib: DLC)
1st ed.: Moscow, 1855.
An early survey and descriptions of the manuscripts in the Synodal Library now held in GIM. The code numbers cited by Savva are correlated to current ones in the more recent supplementary catalogues listed above (h–38–h–40). The third edition contains a reprint of the earlier separate 1858 description of the ecclesiastical holdings in the sacristy (riznitsa) as well as the descriptions of the manuscripts in the library as its two component parts, and is the last one that covers manuscripts in the Synodal Library. There are fourth (1863) and fifth (1883) editions of the description of holdings in the sacristy, but these do not include any manuscripts.Greek Manuscripts
For the description of the Greek manuscript collection see also h–5, pp. 27–31.
h-45. Vladimir, Archimandrite (Filantropov, Vasilii). Sistematicheskoe opisanie rukopisei Moskovskoi Sinodal'noi (Patriarshei) biblioteki. Pt. 1: Rukopisi grecheskie. Moscow, 1894. 885 p. (Lib: DDO; IU; MH) [IDC-R-7043].
Greek version: Moskovskaia sinodal'naia biblioteka rukopisei: Ocherk kataloga nakhodiashchikhsia v Kremle grecheskikh rukopisei/ He en Moscha Synodike Vivliotheke ton cheirographon. Compiled by Archimandrite Iakov Vatopedskii. Moscow: Tip. E. Lissnera i Iu. Romana, 1896. 71 p. Added title page and text in Greek.
Provides scholarly descriptions of Greek manuscripts from the Synodal Library that are now held in GIM. For additional descriptions and updated bibliography, see h–46.
h-46. Fonkich, Boris L'vovich; and Poliakov, Fedor B. (Poljakov, Fjodor B.). Grecheskie rukopisi Moskovskoi Sinodal'noi biblioteki: Paleograficheskie, kodikologicheskie i bibliograficheskie dopolneniia k katalogu arkhimandrita Vladimira (Filantropova). Moscow: Sinodal'naia biblioteka, 1993. 239 p. (Lib: DDO; DLC; MH).
Provides additional descriptions and updated scholarly reference covering Greek manuscripts from the Synodal Library.Chudov Collection
For the description of the Chudov collection see also h–5, pp. 23–24.
h-49. Protas'eva, Tat'iana Nikolaevna. Opisanie rukopisei Chudovskogo sobraniia. Edited by N.N. Pokrovskii. Novosibirsk: “Nauka”, 1986. 232 p. [AN SSSR, Sibirskoe otdelenie; Institut istorii, filologii i filosofii; Minkul't RSFSR; GIM] (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
A scholarly description of 372 manuscripts from the Chudov Monastery in the Kremlin, which became part of the Synodal Library, and were subsequently transferred to GIM. Includes an extensive bibliography, geographic, subject, and proper-name indexes. For an earlier survey of this collection, see N.P. Petrov, “Knigokhranilishche Chudova monastyria,” in Pamiatniki drevnei pis'mennosti 5 (1897), no. 4, pp. 141–99. [IDC-R-11,193]Eparchial Library
For the description of the collection of the Eparchial Library see also h–5, pp. 20–26.
h-52. Amfilokhii, Archimandrite (Sergievskii, Pavel Ivanovich). Opisanie Voskresenskoi Ierusalimskoi biblioteki . . . s prilozheniem snimkov so vsekh pergamennykh rukopisei i nekotorykh pisannykh na bumage. Moscow: Sinodal'naia tip. 1875. 9, ii, 216 p. + 18 plates. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-11,198].
A description of 242 manuscripts from the library of the Voskresenskii (Novoierusalimskii) Monastery, 33 of which are on parchment. See also the later description by Stroev (h–53).
h-53. Stroev, Pavel Mikhailovich. Opisanie rukopisei monastyrei Volokolamskogo, Novyi-Ierusalim, Savvina-Storozhevskogo i Pafnutieva-Borovskogo. St. Petersburg, 1891. xviii, 343 p. “Obshchestvo liubitelei drevnei pis'mennosti [Izdanie],” vol. 98. (Lib: DDO; IU; MH) [IDC-R-7337; also in 1030 mf. 399-405].
Describes 141 manuscript books from the Voskresenskii (Novoierusalimskii) Monastery, the majority of which are part of the Eparchial Collection in GIM and were earlier held in the Synodal Library. Also describes 690 manuscript books from the Joseph of Volokolamsk Monastery, before the collection was split; those that were transferred to the Moscow Eparchial Library are now in GIM (others are in RGB). There are also descriptions of 47 manuscript books from the Borovskii Pafnut'ev Monastery in Kaluga Oblast, some of which are to be found in GIM (although that collection was later dispersed).Joseph of Volokolamsk Monastery Collection
h-56. Knizhnye tsentry Drevnei Rusi XI–XVI vv.: Iosifo-Volokolamskii monastyr' kak tsentr knizhnosti. Edited by R.P. Dmitrieva and D.S. Likhachev. Leningrad: “Nauka,” Leningradskoe otdelenie, 1991. 485 p. [IRLI (PD); GIM] (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
Electronic edition: http://odrl.pushkinskijdom.ru/Default...
Articles describe sixteenth-century manuscripts from the Joseph of Volokolamsk (Iosifo-Volokolamskii) Monastery, approximately 430 of which were transferred to the Moscow Eparchial Library in 1863, and which were subsequently acquired by GIM (pp. 122–414) (other parts of the Volokolamsk/ Eparchial Collection are now in RGB).Museum Collection (Muzeiskoe sobranie)
For the description of the Museum collection see also h–5, pp. 49–52.
h-59. “Katalog rukopisei Muzeiskogo sobraniia Otdela rukopisei GIM. Part I [nos. 1–400].” In Voprosy istochnikovedeniia i paleografii, edited by T.V. Dianova, pp. 6–131. Moscow, 1993. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
“——Part II, nos. 401–600.” In Voprosy istochnikovedeniia i paleografii, compiled by E.V. Shul'gina, Iu.E.B. Ukhanova et al; edited by T.V. Dianova, pp. 196–264. Moscow, 1998. “Trudy GIM,” no. 95.
Describes the first 600 manuscripts (by inventory numbers) of the 4,061 manuscripts in the Museum Collection brought together from various acquisitions by the Manuscript Division.Vakhrameev Collection
For the description of the Vakhrameev collection see also h–5, pp. 59–60.
h-62. Titov, Andrei Aleksandrovich. Rukopisi slavianskie i russkie, prinadlezhashchie . . . I.A. Vakhrameevu. 6 vols. Moscow: Tip. E. Lissnera i Iu. Romanova, 1888–1907. (Lib: DDO [vol. 1]; DLC; MH [vols. 2-5]) [IDC-R-7290].
Describes 1,132 manuscripts from the I.A. Vakhrameev Collection, 1,075 of which are held in GIM.Uvarov Collection
For the description of the Uvarov collection see also h–5, pp. 38–42.
h-65. Leonid, Archimandrite (Kavelin, Lev Aleksandrovich). Sistematicheskoe opisanie slaviano-russkikh rukopisei sobraniia grafa A.S. Uvarova. 4 vols. Moscow: Tip. A.I. Mamontova, 1893–1894. 695 p. + plates; 578 p. + plates; 364 p.; 564 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-7296].
Correlation table: Druzhinin, Vasilii Grigor'evich. “Tablitsy dlia otyskaniia rukopisei sobraniia A.S. Uvarova v opisanii etogo sobraniia, sostavlennom arkhim. Leonidom i izdannom v 4 tomakh v Moskve v 1893–1894 gg.” Izvestiia Otdeleniia russkogo iazyka i slovesnosti Imperatorskoi Akademii nauk 28 (1923), no. 1, pp. 259–72. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-in R-7296].
Provides a scholarly description of 2,243 Slavonic manuscripts that once belonged to A.S. Uvarov, including those earlier belonging to I.N. Tsarskii (see h–66).
A description of 749 Slavonic manuscripts and 194 historical documents that once belonged to I.N. Tsarskii, were acquired by A.S. Uvarov in 1853, and are now held in GIM as part of the Uvarov Collection. These descriptions were subsequently included in Archimandrite Leonid’s work (see h–65).
Describes 46 manuscripts that were part of the Sakharov Collection, but were subsequently acquired by Uvarov. They are currently held in GIM, although part are in RGB (fond 550).
h-68. Kabanov, A.K.; and Kataev, I.M. Opisanie aktov sobraniia grafa A.S. Uvarova: Akty istoricheskie. Edited by M.V. Dovnar-Zapol'skii. Moscow: Tip. G. Lessnera i D. Sobko, 1905. vii, 666 p. (Lib: MH) [IDC-R-11,202].
An indexed description of 995 charters, legal acts, and other historical documents (15th–18th cc.) that are now part of the Uvarov collection.Khludov Collection
For the description of the Khludov collection see also h–5, pp. 43–45.
h-70. Popov, Andrei Nikolaevich. Opisanie rukopisei i katalog knig tserkovnoi pechati biblioteki A.I. Khludova. Moscow: Sinodal'naia tip. 1872. x, 664, 54 p. (Lib: MH) [IDC-R-7318].
Supplement: Pervoe pribavlenie k opisaniiu rukopisei i katalogu knig tserkovnoi pechati biblioteki A.I. Khludova. M.: Sinodal'naia tip. 1875. iii, 94 p. [IDC-in R-7318].
Describes 361 Slavonic manuscripts from the A.I. Khludov library currently held in GIM. The supplemental section in the initial volume (pp. 1–54) covers Slavonic printed books. Part of the Khludov collection is held in RGB (G–1).Chertkov Collection
For the description of the Chertkov collection see also h–5, pp. 65–66.
h-73. Opisanie rukopisei sobraniia Chertkova. Compiled by M.M. Chernilovskaia and E.V. Shul'gina. Edited by N.N. Pokrovskii and E.K. Romodanovskaia. Novosibirsk: “Nauka,” Sibirskoe otd. 1986. 134 p. [AN SSSR; Institut istorii, filologii i filosofii; S.-Peterburgskoe otdelenie AK; Minkul't SSSR; GIM] (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
A scholarly description of the A.D. Chertkov Collection held in GIM, with details about marginal inscriptions and decorative work. Provides extensive bibliography, together with geographic, subject, and proper-name indexes.Shchukin Collection
For the description of the Shchukin collection see also h–5, pp. 61–63.
h-76. Iatsimirskii, Aleksandr Ivanovich. Opis' starinnykh slavianskikh i russkikh rukopisei sobraniia P.I. Shchukina. 2 vols. Moscow: Izd. P.I. Shchukina, 1896–1897. 369 p.; 278 p. (Lib: DLC) [IDC-R-7287].
A description of 488 Slavonic manuscripts from the P.I. Shchukin Collection held in GIM.Novgorod Birchbark Documents
For the description of the Novgorod Birchbark Documents see also h–5, pp. 35–37.
h-79. Artsikhovskii, Artemii Vladimirovich; Borkovskii, V.I.; and Tikhomirov, Mikhail Nikolaevich. Novgorodskie gramoty na bereste (iz raskopok 1951 g.) through —— (iz raskopok 1983 g.). Unnumbered series  vols. Moscow: Izd-vo AN SSSR/ “Nauka”, 1953–1989. Authors vary for individual volumes. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,110; R-10,113; R-11,197; R-11,200(inc)].
A series of detailed analyses with transcribed texts of the birchbark documents found in archeological excavations in Novgorod between the years 1951 and 1989. The eighth volume contains commentaries and a word index to the documents found between 1951 and 1983.
The last issued volume in the series includes full bibliography and updates of the earlier coverage.
A detailed catalogue with commentary on the series of birchbark documents.Division of Written Sources
Surveys the history of the Museum of Old Moscow (Muzei “Staraia Moskva”), its holdings and archival records (fond 402), representing one of the largest museums in Moscow between the years 1919 and 1926, whose unique collections are now in GIM, spanning a period of 300 years (1630–1930). Includes an index of proper names, together with subject and topographical indexes of Moscow and the Moscow Region (Podmoskov'e).
h-86. Kalantyrskaia, I.S. “Materialy po istorii russkogo teatra XVIII–XX vv. v OPI GIM v Moskve.” In Teatr i muzyka: Dokumenty i materialy, edited by A.D. Alekseev and I.F. Petrovskaia, pp. 91–104. Moscow: Izd-vo AN SSSR, 1963. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,753].
Surveys documentary materials of the imperial family in the recently opened special collection in GIM (fond 180, 395 units with 1677 documents), including documentation from almost all Russian emperors since Peter I and many members of the imperial family. Of special interest is the large collection of materials transferred to GIM in 1947 that came from the Belgrade museum honoring Nicholas II (see pp. 279–81).
h-90. Nosova, G.V. “Master rossiiskogo kinematografa (Obzor fonda A.A. Levitskogo).” In Zabelinskie nauchnye chteniia — 1995–1996 gg. Istoricheskii muzei — entsiklopediia otechestvennoi istorii i kul'tury, edited by V.L. Egorov, pp. 368–388. Moscow, 1997.
h-91. Kalantyrskaia, I.S. “Avtografy M.Iu. Lermontova i materialy o M.Iu. Lermontove v Otdele pis'mennykh istochnikov GIM i ispol'zovanie etikh materialov v literaturovedcheskikh trudakh.” Ezhegodnik Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia [1963–1964] (1966), pp. 168–89. (Lib: IU).
Surveys documents from the Saltykov family archive (1616–1757).
Surveys the historian of local Moscow history, Petr Nikolaevich Miller (1859–1943) held in GIM (fond 134). Additional Miller papers are held in the Museum of the History of the City of Moscow (H–5, fond 8169).
Surveys the papers of the Soviet historian of local history, M.I. Smirnov (1866–1949) held in GIM (fond 191). Additional Smirnov papers are held in the State Archive of Iaroslavl Oblast. Includes a complete bibliography of Smirnov’s publications.
h-95. Krasavin, A.S. “Obzor dokumental'nykh materialov kruzhka “Beseda” v fonde V.A. Maklakova.” Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik za 1968 god (1969), pp. 352–59. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,754 mf. 98-106].
A detailed survey of documents relating to the liberal Beseda literary circle (1899–1905), part of which were acquired from the Russian Foreign Historical Archive (RZIA) in Prague. Includes a list of members of the circle. See also the review of these materials by Terence Emmons, “The Beseda Circle 1899–1905,” Slavic Review 32 (Sept. 1973), pp. 461–90.
h-96. Zents, E.M. “Materialy I.E. Grabaria i A.M. Vasnetsova v sobranii Otdela pis'mennykh istochnikov Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia.” In Vsesoiuznaia konferentsiia-seminar “Arkhivnye fondy khudozhestvennykh muzeev SSSR” 1, pp. 113–34. Moscow, 1981.
h-97. Ianovskii, A.D.; and Petrov, F.A. “Napoleon. Ego sem'ia. Ego spodvizhniki: (Avtografy iz sobraniia Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia).” Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik za 1992 god (1994), pp. 224–36. AE za 1993 god (1995), pp. 246–69. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).
Surveys the collection of more than 2,500 Napoleonic documents in the Division of Written Sources (OPI), including 30 letters and documents in Napoleon’s own hand or bearing his signature, 100 documents written or signed by Napoleon’s family members, and over 2,400 documents from his political and military entourage.
h-97.1. “Napoléon. Sa Famille. Son entourage. Autographes de la collection du Musée Historique National” (Autographs of the State Historical Museum in Moscow). Compiled by A.D. Ianovskii and F.A. Petrov. Moscow, 1997. 20 reels of microfilm, including catalogue in French. Distributed by Norman Ross Publishers (New York).
A microfilm edition of the more than 2,500 Napoleonic documents in the Division of Written Sources (OPI), as described in the survey h–97. The French catalogue provides specific identification of the documents.Cartographic Division
h-100. Navrot, M.I. “Katalog gravirovannykh i rukopisnykh kart Sibiri XVI–XVII vv. khraniashchikhsia v sektore kartografii Istoricheskogo muzeia.” Istoriia geograficheskikh znanii i istoricheskaia geografiia. Etnografiia 5 (1971), pp. 34–38. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-in R-11,023].
A short description of sixteenth and seventeenth century maps of Siberia held in the State Historical Museum.
h-101. Navrot, M.I. “Katalog gravirovannykh kart Rossii XVI–XVIII vv. i reproduktsii s nikh, khraniashchikhsia v Otdele istoricheskoi geografii i kartografii Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia.” Istoriia geograficheskikh znanii i istoricheskaia geografiia. Etnografiia 4 (1970), pp. 39–43. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-in R-11,023].
A short description of engraved maps in the GIM collections.
h-102. Navrot, M.I. “Katalog rukopisnykh istoricheskikh kart XVIII–XX vv. khraniashchikhsia v fondakh Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia.” Istoriia geograficheskikh znanii i istoricheskaia geografiia. Etnografiia 2 (1967), pp. 17–19. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-in R-11,023].
A short description of manuscript maps in GIM collections, and the reference system for them.Graphic/Pictorial Materials
See also the survey of the GIM prerevolutionary photograph collections in Das Russland der Zaren: Photographien von 1839 bis zur Oktoberrevolution/ A Portrait of Tsarist Russia: Unknown Photographs from the Soviet Archives (Berlin/ New York, 1989) and Russkaia fotografiia: Seredina XIX veka–nachalo XX veka (Moscow, 1996).
h-106. U istokov fotoiskusstva: Sobranie dagerotipov Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia: Katalog. Compiled by T.G. Saburova and I.A. Semakova. Edited by T.G. Saburova and I.A. Semakova. Moscow: Art-Rodnik, 1999. 143 p. [GIM].
h-107. Skorniakova, Natal'ia Nikolaevna. Staraia Moskva: Graviury i litografii XVI–XIX vekov iz sobraniia Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo muzeia/Old Moscow: Sixteenth–Nineteenth-Century Engravings and Lithographs from the Collection of the State Historical Museum in Moscow. Moscow: “Galart”, 1996. 310 p. + plates. Added title page, preface, and list of illustrations in English. (Lib: MH).
An elaborate edition of over 200 reproductions of historic engravings and lithograghs with city plans and views of prerevolutionary Moscow from the museum graphic and cartographic collections. Provides names of attributed artists and/or engravers with appended summary biographical data list of illustrations.
A detailed catalogue describing 119 pictures with reproductions of some of them.Collection of Posters from the V.I. Lenin Museum
Branches of GIM
h-112. Borisenko, Irina Gavrilovna. “Stolbtsy XVII–XVIII vv. iz arkhiva Novodevich'ego monastyria kak istoricheskii istochnik.” In Istoricheskii muzei—entsiklopediia otechestvennoi istorii i kul'tury (Zabelinskie nauchnye chteniia [1993 goda]), edited by V.L. Egorov, pp. 157–160 + plates. Moscow, 1995.
Describes documentation from the estate archive of the monastery (1623–1703), which was discovered during restoration work in 1959.
h-113. Trutneva, Nadezhda Fedorovna. “Arkhiv Novodevich'ego monastyria kak istochnik po genealogii rossiiskogo dvorianstva (XVIII–XX vv.).” In Kul'turnoe nasledie rossiiskoi emigratsii. 1917–1940-e gg.: Materialy mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii (Moskva, 8–12 sentiabria 1993 g.) 1, edited by E.P. Chelyshev and D.M. Shakhovskoi, pp. 487–88. Moscow: “Nasledie”, 1994. (Lib: MH).
Describes the Novodevichii Cemetery records held in the archive and related necropolis materials of importance for genealogical research.
Finding Aids — Specialized — Unpublished:
An extended thematic survey of documents relating to the Decembrist movement prepared for publication, but presently accessible only in the reading room of the Division of Written Sources.