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East Central Europe: find primary sources

Last Updated: 8-Feb-2016

Find primary sources from and about Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Yugoslavia.

Subject Librarians

Assistant Curator for Estonian and Baltic Studies
(650) 736-4724
Interim Slavic and East European selector, Newspapers collection project manager
(650) 725-1177
Karen Rondestvedt
Interim selector for non-Slavic countries of the Balkans, East Central Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Curator for Slavic and East European Collections (retired)
(650) 725-1052

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Use SearchWorks to find published collections of documents as well archival collections in Stanford's and Hoover's archives. SearchWorks records for collections of documents often include the subject term "sources." So a search might look like this: [topic, geographic entity, or keywords from name of organization] sources. To find archival collections, try this search: [name of person or organization] papers. Some examples:

Cernǎuţi : Societatea Istorico-Evreiascǎ, 1938.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » DS135.R7 R4 1938
Search terms: Jews Bukovina sources
Maribor : Obzorja, 1980.
Green Library » Stacks » DB80.8 .F8371 1980
Search terms: Austria revolution 1848 sources
Budapest : Magyar Országos Levéltár : Állambiztonsági Szogálatok Történeti Levéltára : Országos Széchényi Könyvtár Interjúk Tára : Kossuth Kiadó, c2008.
Media & Microtext Center » Ask at Media Microtext desk » ZMS 2565
"This DVD contains archival sound recordings that are synchronized with complete transcripts of the secret trials conducted in February-June 1958 which resulted in the execution of Nagy and others on charges of treason. Also included are essays and scanned copies of documents." Search terms: Nagy Imre sources
Wyd. 1. Warszawa : Państwowe Wydawn. Nauk., 1989.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » DK505.922 .M48 1989
Search terms: Vilnius history sources (Geographical names, if the place still exists, are tagged with their current names; thus Vilnius as a search term instead of Wilno or Vilna.)
New York : Radio Free Europe, 1983.
Hoover Library » Stacks » DK4440 .P5756
Search terms: Poland history sources
Search terms: political prisoners Romania sources

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