National Library of Russia

St Petersburg, Russian Federation

Contacts

Manuscripts Department National Library of Russia 18 Sadovaya street, St.Petersburg

Tel.: 8 (812) 312-28-63 E-mail: manuscripts@nlr.ru

http://nlr.ru

Description

The Russian National Library. Formerly (1937-1992) known as Gosudarstvennaia Publichnaia biblioteka.

"The National Library of Russia (NLR) is the country's oldest state library.Today it stocks more then 32.8 million items, of which 6 million are in foreign languages. One of the world's largest libraries, it posseses the most complete collection of publications in Russian." - web site

Previous names:

1937-III.1992

Gosudarstvennaia Publichnaia biblioteka im. M. E. Saltykova-Shchedrina (GPB)

[M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin State Public Library]

1932-1937

Rossiiskaia Publichnaia biblioteka im. M. E. Saltykova-Shchedrina (RPB)

[M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin Russian Public Library]

1918-1932

Rossiiskaia Publichnaia biblioteka (RPB)

[Russian Public Library]

1795-1917

Imperatorskaia Publichnaia biblioteka (IPB)

[Imperial Public Library]


Last update April 11, 2022