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Manuscripts and Archives in Sterling Memorial Library hold important collections related to Russia and Eastern Europe, primarily concerned with diplomatic and political history of the 19th and 20th centuries, in addition to a large number of tapes made by the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. Holdings for Slavic & East European archival resources are available in Orbis and through WorldCat.

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library holds an impressive collection relating to Russian and East European literature, with a particular emphasis on emigration. Among its holdings are the papers of Czeslaw Milosz, Nina Berberova, Alexander Wat, Konstantin Balmont, Roman Gul, and Alexis Rannit. Other relevant holdings include religious manuscripts and material of historical interest.

Pushkin to Nabokov: Russian Literature at Yale (April 26 - July 15, 2000) - a recent exhibition on view at the Beinecke Library celebrated the bicentenary of Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837), Russia's greatest writer, and the centenary of Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), the best-known exiled Russian writer of the twentieth century.