Slavic and Eurasian Studies: A Research Guide

2. Reference Works

The following list of reference works aims to provide a sense of the richness of the reference collection at Harvard University. It is meant to be informative, not comprehensive.

Dictionaries

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BOSNIANBosnian BULGARIANBulgarian CROATIANCroatian CZECKCzech POLISHPolish RUSSIANRussian SERBIANSerbian SLOVAKSlovak UKRAINIANUkrainian

BOSNIAN Bosnian

Književni termini : rjecnik / priredio Mirzet Hamzic. Sarajevo : ITD "Sedam", 2001. 294 p.
Location: Widener Harvard Depository (request via HOLLIS)

BULGARIAN Bulgarian

Angliisko-bulgarski rechnik = English-Bulgarian dictionary / Snezhana Boianova ... [et al.]. Treto preraboteno i dopulneno izdanie. Veliko Turnovo : Gaberoff, 2001. 1600 p.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2181.18

Bugarsko-angliiki rechnik / T. Atanasova ... [et al.]. 5. dop. izd. [Sofiia] : Vezni-4, 1996. 2 v. ; 24 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG979 .B83 1996x

Bulgarski tulkoven rechnik / A. Andreichin ... [et al.] ; chetvurto izdanie dopulneno i preraboteno ot Dimitur Popov. 4. dop. i prerab. izd. Sofiia : Nauka i izkustvo, 2001. 1093 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG975.A5 2001x

CROATIAN Croatian

Bujas, Željko. Veliki hrvatsko-engleski rjecnik = Croatian-English Dictionary. Zagreb : Nakladni zavod Globus, 1999. 1691 p.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2505.20

Hrvatski enciklopedijski rjecnik / [uredivacki odbor Ljiljana Jojic (glavna urednica), Ranko Matasovic (glavni urednik)]. Zagreb : Novi Liber, 2002. 1583 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG1374.H787 2002

CZECK Czech

Fraus ilustrovaný studijní slovník : anglicko-ceský / cesko-anglický / [autor projektu
Jirí Fraus]. 1. vyd. Plzen : Fraus , 2004. 1120 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG4640.F73 2004x

Fronek, Josef. Velký cesko-anglický slovník / Josef Fronek. Praha : Leda, 2000. 1597 p. ; 24 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG 4640.F768 2000x

Slovník spisovného jazyka ceského / za vedení Boh. Havránka [hlavního redaktora] zprac. lexikografický kolektiv Ústavu pro jazyk ceský CSAV. 2. nezmenené vyd. Praha : Academia, 1989. 8 v. ; 22 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG4625 .S553 1989x

POLISH Polish

Slownik wspólczesnego jezyka polskiego / [redaktor naukowy Boguslaw Dunaj ; zespól autorski Boguslaw Dunaj ... et al.]. Warszawa : Wilga, 1996. xlv, 1393 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG6625 .S58 1996x

Slownik jezyka polskiego / redaktor naczelny Witold Doroszewski. Warszawa : Wiedza Powszechna, 1958-1969. 11 vols.
Location: Widener Stacks 3286.65.205

Wielki slownik polsko-angielski = Polish-English dictionary / [redaktor naczelna Jadwiga Linde-Usiekniewicz]. Warszawa : Wydawn. Nauk. PWN, 2004. 1428 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG6640 .W543 2004

RUSSIAN Russian

Dal, Vladimir Ivanovich, 1801-1872. Tolkovyi slovar : v chetyrekh tomakh / Vladimir Dal.
"Nastoiashchee izd. vosproizvodit izd. 1955 g." Moskva : Russki iazyk, 1989- v. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG2625 .D28 1989x

Institut russkogo iazyka (Akademiia nauk SSSR). Slovar' sovremennogo russkogo literaturnogo iazyka. Moskva, Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, 1950-65. 17 v. 27 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks 3283.5.19

The Oxford Russian Dictionary / Russian-English, edited by Marcus Wheeler and Boris Unbegaun ; English-Russian, edited by Paul Falla ; revised and updated by Della Thompson.4th ed.Oxford ;New York :Oxford University Press,2007. xxi, 1322 p.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2472.18.10

Ozhegov, S. I. (Sergei Ivanovich), 1900-1964. Tolkovyi slovar russkogo iazyka :70,000 slov. 21-e izd., perer. i dop. Moskva : "Russkii iazyk", 1989. 921 p. : port. ; 27 cm.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2471.9

Slovar' sovremennogo russkogo literaturnogo iazyka [glavnyi redaktor vtorogo izdaniia K.S. Gorbachevich]. Izd. 2-e, pererab. i dop. Moskva : "Russkii iazyk", 1991- v. ; 25 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG2625.S594 1991x

SERBIAN Serbian

Englesko-srpski, srpsko-engleski recnik sa gramatikom = English-Serbian, Serbian-English Dictionary & Grammar : 4. dop. izdanje Beograd : Institut za strane jezike, 2003. xv, 1324 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG1377.E64 2003x

SLOVAK Slovak

Drábik, Eduard. Anglicko-slovenský a slovensko-anglický slovník / [zostavil, Eduard Drábik, Nick English, Mikulá Zámbory. 3. vyd. Wauconda, IL : Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2001. 1023 p. ; 19 cm.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2507.10

Historický slovník slovenského jazyka / vedecký red. Milan Majtán. 1.vyd. Bratislava : Veda, 1991- v.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG 5363 .H57 1991x

Ústav slovenského jazyka (Slovenská akadémia vied). Slovník slovenského jazyka / Slovenská akadémia vied. Sekcia spoloenských vied. Ústav slovenského jazyka ; vedecký redaktor : Stefan Peciar. Bratislava : Vydavatel'stvo SAV, 1959-68. 6 v. ; 24 cm.
Location: Widener Harvard Depository 3294.355 (Request via HOLLIS)

UKRAINIAN Ukrainian

Ukrainian-English
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2561.15

English-Ukrainian
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2561.12.5

Bilodid, I.K. Slovnyk ukrainskoi movy. Kyiv: Naukova dumka, 1970-. 11 vols.
Location: Widener Stacks 3285.122.30

Popov, IE.F. and M.I. Balla. Comprehensive Ukrainian-English Dictionary: Over 150,000 Words and Expressions. Kyiv: Chumatskyi shliakh, 2001.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG3891.P76 2001

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Online Dictionaries

Gramota: Spravochno-Informatsionnyi Portal
Reference and information portal on Russian language with links to online dictionaries (including very specific ones like Stress dictionary or Synonym dictionary, etc.), live reference service by the staff of the Russian language Institute in Moscow (with the searchable archive available), full-text manuals of Russian language, and more.

Languages on the Web
This is a very useful site for a wide range of sources on the languages of the world. It is searchable by country.

Your Dictionary
This site has links to hundreds of foreign language resources including dictionaries. The site was launched by Bucknell University in 1995 and has become a standard source for locating dictionaries on the internet. A quick search of any term is available from the home page. For those seeking more information it is possible to get a list of all the languages for which there are sources available from this site.

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Guides to Archives

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BOSNIANBosnian CROATIANCroatian CZECKCzech POLISHPolish RUSSIANRussian SERBIANSerbian SLOVAK Slovak Slovenian UKRAINIANUkrainian

CZECK SLOVAKCzech and Slovak

Literárne pamiatky v archívoch a múzeách SSR : inventáre / zostavil Pavol Vongrej. Vyd. 1. V Martine : Matica slovenská, 1982- v. ; 21 cm.
Widener Stacks WID-LC CD1167.S57 L58 x, 1982

POLISH Polish

Fundacja Osrodka KARTA. The KARTA Center - an independent non-governmental organization (incorporated as a foundation), documenting and popularizing the recent history of Poland and Eastern Europe. It continues the activities of the illegal "Karta" and the clandestine Eastern Archives of the 1980s.
See Internet publications: http://www.karta.org.pl/

Polskie instytucje za granica : przewodnik po zbiorach archiwalnych / opracowala Anna Krochmal. Warszawa : Naczelna Dyrekcja Archiwów Panstwowych, 2004.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC DK4122.P656 2004

RUSSIAN Russian

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Archives in Russia (ArcheoBiblioBase)

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Archives of Russia : a Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St. Petersburg / edited by Patricia Kennedy Grimsted ; compiled by Patricia Kennedy Grimsted, Lada Vladimirovna Repulo, and Irina Vladimirovna Tunkina ; with an introduction by Vladimir Petrovich Kozlov. English-language ed. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, c2000. 2 v.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 627.566.25.2

Archives of Russia (Arkhivy Rossii): Portal of the Russian Federal Archival Agency. Also, search or browse their online archival guides.

BOSNIAN CROATIAN SERBIAN South Slavic

Arhivski fondovi i zbirke u arhivima i arhivskim odjelima u SFRJ : SR Hrvatska = Arhivski fondovi i zbirke u arhivima i arhivskim odeljenjima u SFRJ : SR Hrvatska / Savez arhivskih radnika Jugoslavije ; redaktor toma Josip Kolanovi. Beograd : Savez arhivskih radnika Jugoslavije, 1984. 951 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC CD1987.C7 A73 x, 1984


UKRAINIAN Ukrainian

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the USSR: Ukraine and Moldavia. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988-.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR627.566.20

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Archives in Ukraine (ArcheoBiblioBase)

Archives of Ukraine

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Encyclopedias

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BOSNIANBosnian CROATIANCroatian CZECKCzech POLISHPolish RUSSIANRussian SERBIANSerbian SLOVAKSlovak Slovenian UKRAINIANUkrainian

CZECK Czech

Mala Ceskoslovenska encyklopedie. Hlavni redakce Bohumil Kvasil, predseda, Miroslav Stepanek, vedecky redaktor, eds. Praha: Academia, 1984-1987. 6 vols.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC AE51 .M25 1984

Vseobecna encyklopedie ve ctyrech svazcich. Praha: Nakladatelsky dum OP, 1996-1998. 4 vols
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC AE51 .V74 1995x

SLOVAK Slovak

Slovakia and the Slovaks. A Concise Encyclopedia. Bratislava: Encyclopedical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, 1994. 727 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC DB2707 .S57 1994

POLISH Polish

Wirtualna Polska : Encyklopedia Poland : PWN

Wielka encyklopedia powszechna PWN. [Komitet redakcyjny: przewodniczacy: Bogdan Suchodolski. Warszawa : Panstwowe Wydawn. Naukowe 1962-1970. 13 vols.
Location: Widener Stacks Slav 5205.60

Poland : an Encyclopedic Guide / [editors, Edyta Banaszkiewicz-Zygmunt, Krzysztof Olendzki]. Warsaw : Polish Scientific Publishers PWN, 2000. xiv, 978 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC DK4030 .P636 2000

RUSSIAN Russian

Bolshaia entsiklopediia : v shestidesiati dvukh tomakh /nauchno-redaktsionnyi sovet G.A. Mesiats … [I dr.] ; glavnyi redactor S.A. Kondratov. Moskva : Terra, 2006-.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 2065.15

Bolshaia rossiiskaia entsiklopediia /nauchno-redaktsionnyi sovet, predsedatel’ IU.S. Osipov. Moskva : Nauchnoe izd-vo “Bol’shaia rossiiskaia entsiklopediia”, 2004- (introductory volume “Rossiia", vols. 1-2, 4-5, 7 published so far, 30 vols. expected).
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC DK14 .B65 2004x 

The Military-Naval Encyclopedia of Russia and the Soviet Union, edited by David R. Jones. Gulf Breeze, Fla. : Academic International Press, 1978-, v. ; ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC UA770 .M56

The Modern Encyclopedia of Religions in Russia and the Soviet Union, edited by Paul D. Steeves. Gulf Breeze, FL : Academic International Press, 1988- v. ; 24 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC BL980.S65 M63 x, 1980

Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet Literature, edited by Harry B. Weber. Gulf Breeze, Fla. : Academic International Press, 1977- v. ; 24 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC PG2940 .M6

Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History, edited by Joseph L. Wieczynski. Gulf Breeze, Fla. : Academic International Press, 1976- . ; 25 cm.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 3877.6

Novyi entsiklopedicheskii slovar [izdaetsia pod obshchei red. K.K. Arseneva].. S.-Peterburg : Tip. Aktsionernago ob-va "Brokgauz-Efron", [1911-1916]. 29 v. : ill., plates (some col.), maps, ports ; 27 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks Slav 253.16

Soviet Military Encyclopedia, edited and translated by William C. Green and W. Robert Reeves. Boulder : Westview, 1993. 4 v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC U24 .S7213 1993

The Supplement to the Modern Encyclopedia of Russian, Soviet and Eurasian History /edited by George N. Rhyne. Gulf Breeze, Fla. : Academic International Press, 1995-2006.
Location: Widener Loker Reading Room RR 3877.6.5

BOSNIAN SERBIAN South Slavic

Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia : An Encyclopedia / edited by John B. Allcock, Marko Milivojevic, and John J. Horton ; foreword by Martin Bell. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 1998. xxxiv, 410 p.
Widener Loker Reading Room RR 3901.33

Suster, Zeljan, 1958- Historical Dictionary of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia / Zeljan Suster. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1999. c, 421 p.
Widener Stacks WID-LC DR1232.S87 1999x

UKRAINIAN Ukrainian

Encyclopedia of Ukraine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1984-1993.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC D508.E613 1984

Kubijovyc, Volodymyr. Ukraine: A Concise Encyclopedia. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1963-1971. 2 vols.
Location: Widener Stacks Slav 3221.12

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Atlases

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BOSNIANBosnian BULGARIANBulgarian CROATIANCroatian CZECKCzech POLISHPolish RUSSIANRussian SERBIANSerbian SLOVAKSlovak Slovenian UKRAINIANUkrainian

BULGARIANBulgarian

Bulgarite : atlas = The Bulgarians / [obshta redakcija Aleksandur Fol]. 1. izd.
Sofiia: Tangra, 2001. 277 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC DR61.B8 2001x

CROATIANCroatian

Hrvatski povijesni atlas / urednik Kresimir Regan ; priredili Kresimir Regan, Tomislav Kaniski. Zagreb : Leksikografski zavod Miroslav Krleza, [2003] 1 atlas (386 p.) : col. maps ; 26 cm.
Location: Map Collection (Pusey Library) MAP-LC G2031.S1 .H765 2003

CZECK SLOVAK Czech and Slovak

Historický ústav (Akademie vd eské republiky). Historický atlas mest Ceské republiky / historický ústav Akademie ved Ceske republiky ... [et al. ; edicní rada: Frantisek Smahel (preseda) ... et al. ; redaktor svazku c. 1, Jan Smetana]. Praha : Historický ústav Akademie ved CR, 1996- 1 atlas (portfolios) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 43 cm.
Location: Map Collection (Pusey Library) MAP-LC G1949.A1 H57 1996 F

République tchèque, République slovaque : index des localités = Czech Republic, Slovak Republic = Ceská republika, Slovenská republika. 4e éd., 2000. Paris : Michelin Editions du Voyage, 2000.
Location: Map Collection (Pusey Library) MAP-LC G6511.P2 2000.P5

POLISH Polish

Atlas Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej / [Polska Akademia Nauk, Instytut Geografii i Przestrzennego Zagospodarowania ; redaktor naczelny, Michal Najgrakowski] = Atlas of the Republic of Poland / [Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization ; editor-in-chief, Michal Najgrakowski]. Warszawa : Glówny Geodeta Kraju, c1993-1999.
Location: Map Collection (Pusey Library) MAP-LC G1950 .A86 1993

Pogonowski, Iwo. Poland, a Historical Atlas / by Iwo Cyprian Pogonowski. [New York, N.Y. : Hippocrene Books, c1987]
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC G1951.S1 P34 1987

Slownik geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego i innych krajów slowianskich / wydany pod red. Filipa Sulimierskiego, Bronislawa Chlebowskiego, Wladyslawa Walewskiego. Warszawa : Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1986-1987. 16 vols.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC DJK7 .S46x 1986

Rospond, Stanislaw. Slownik nazw geograficznych Polski zachodniej i pólnocnej; wedlug uchwal Komisji Ustalania Nazw Miejscowych pod przewodnictwem Stanislawa Srokowskiego. Wroclaw, 1951. 2 vols.
Location: Widener Harvard Depository (Request via HOLLIS)

RUSSIAN Russian

Atlas of the CIS and Baltic States [electronic resource] : detailed maps of the Baltics, Belarus, Moldova Ukraine, the Caucasus and Central Asia = Atlas--SNG i Baltiia : karty stran SNG, gosudarstv Baltii, regionov /produced by AO "Ingit" under license by the Russian government. English language edition. Scales differ. Tacoma, WA : Hamilton Global Management,c2006. On CD-ROM.
Location: Map Collection (Pusey Library) CDISC MAP-LC G2110 .I54 2006

Atlas Rossii : geograficheskii /[otvetstvennyi redactor atlasa, N.V. Smurova].
Moskva : Proizvodstvennoe kartosostavitel’skoe ob”edinenie “Kartografiia,” 2005.
Location : Map Coll (Pusey) G2140 .P563 2005 pf

Gilbert, Martin. The Routledge Atlas of Russian History. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007. 4th ed. 176 p.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC G2111.S1G52 2007x

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Magocsi, Paul Robert. Historical Atlas of Central Europe. Rev. and expanded ed. Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2002.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC G1881.S1 M32 2002 F

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Central Balkan Region. [Washington, D.C. : Central Intelligence Agency, 2000] Scale 1:3,550,000 ; Covers Croatia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Albania, and adjacent regions.
Location: Map Collection (Pusey Library) MAP-LC G6800 2000 .U6

UKRAINIAN Ukrainian

Magocsi, Paul R. and Geoffrey J. Matthews. Ukraine: A Historical Atlas. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1987.
Location: Widener Stacks WID-LC G2151.S1 M34x 1987 F

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