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Collection on Germans from Russia

 Collection
Identifier: MGFR
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

Saratov Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSEC
Abstract

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

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Genealogy. 1
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