great site with details of Russian federal and regional archives
(in Russian only).
This site is really a bibliography of
printed information on Russian archives, an essential
resource for anyone considering research in a Russian
Introduction to Russian Archives
Site created by Dr Olga Glagoleva of the University of
Toronto, to supplement their graduate course of the same name.
Includes the course syllabus, some useful links for archival
research, archival terminology, basic bibliography, as well as a
description of her work in this field. Also provides samples
(deciphered and explained) for those who would like to test their
skills in the reading of Russian handwritten documents.
ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia
now includes a translation of the regulations for users of Russian
Stalin-Era Research and Archives Project
Toronto based project which "seeks to stimulate the reinterpretation
of politics and society in the USSR under Stalin through the use of
newly declassified archival materials."
Soviet Archives Project
materials prepared by dissident Vladimir Bukovsky (English
and Russian) - a huge collection of documents directly copied from
archives of KPSS (former communist party of former Soviet Union)
including KGB ("Komitet of Gosudarstevennoi Bezopasnosti") reports
to its Central Committee available as Acrobat documents.
Revelations from the Russian Archive
Documents chosen by the Library of Congress from the 500
made available from the Russian archives, covering the entire range
of Soviet history from the October Revolution of 1917 to the failed
coup of August 1991. They include material from archives that had
been key working files of the Communist rulers until August 1991:
the archives of the Central committee, the Presidential archive, and
Yale Russian Archive Project
The site provides
scholars around the world with detailed information about the
archives before they travel to Russia, Ukraine and other
Don Mabry's Historical Text Archive
Documents in Russian History
A site of rare
historical documents from Seton Hall University, Russian
and East European Studies Program.
Russian Historical Materials
Texts in Russian.
works of Kliuchevskii, Sergei
Soloviov, Karamzin, Kostomarov and Sergei Platonov.
chronological index of historical
documents from 9th to 20th centuries