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Abstract Germans from Russia, or Volga Germans, originally came from Germany. During the eighteenth century, Catherine the Great and her grandson Alexander I invited Germans to settle rich farm lands along Russia's Volga River. They enjoyed about one hundred years of prosperity and considerable autonomy in matters of language, law, religion and social customs. Political turmoil in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century motivated thousands of Volga Germans to immigrate to the United States, where...
Dates: 1804-2013; Majority of material found within 1960-1980
Abstract The International Center for German-Russian Studies (ICGRS) was created in 2008 as an international academic center with offices at both Colorado State University (CSU) and Saratov State University (SSU). The purpose of ICGRS was to advance the study of German-Russian history and culture worldwide. Materials were collected by Ken Rock and Janet Bishop and include meeting minutes and notes, agreements between CSU and SSU, proposal, correspondence, information on visits of CSU delegates to SSU...
Dates: 1919, 1992-2015; Majority of material found within 2008-2013
The Saratov Ephemera Collection contains items collected by people visiting the Saratov area of Russia. Materials include postcards, flyers from museums and universities, and other printed ephemera. Most of the materials are in Russian.
Dates: 1994-2008; Majority of material found within 2002-2004