Harriman Institute at 75
People, Books & Archives in Pictures, 1903-2021
Resources for Russian/Soviet, East European & Eurasian Studies on the Heights
Curated by Edward Kasinec & Robert H. Davis Jr., with Erica Stefano
Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
September 7, 2021 through October 22, 2021
Harriman Institute Atrium
420 W 118th St, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10027
Columbia University Libraries has collected Slavic and East European language materials since at least 1903. This exhibition and its companion publication of essays in the journal Slavic & East European Information Resources (forthcoming) provide an overview of the developmental history of collecting on Morningside Heights through vignettes of historical personalities and print and archival collecting milestones over the past 115 years.
Zinovii Naiman "Ekstsentrik"
Sheet music cover by G.B. Berkovich, Kiev, n.d.
Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Isaac Newton Seligman
Columbia graduate, banker, and early donor of Russian materials