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Collection of Periodicals

The collection consists of 25002 periodicals of the 19th - 21st centuries, some of which being unique. The most significant titles are the following:

  • SANKTPETERBURGSKIE SENATSKIE VEDOMOSTI (The St Petersburg Senate Gazette), 1810, 1823, 1828, 1839, 1841, 1853-1858;
  • ALBINA ROMÂNEASCĂ (The Romanian Bee), Iasi, 1839 (the oldest newspaper in the collection);
  • BESSARABSKIE OBLASTNYE VEDOMOSTI (The Bessarabian Regional Gazette), Chisinau, 1858, 1867;
  • CANDELA (The Candle), Chernovtsi, 1883, 1890, 1898, 1904, 1907, 1914, 1923;
  • VSEMIRNAJA ILLJUSTRATZJA (The World Illustration) edited by A. P., E. D. and G. D. Goppe, St Petersburg, 1877, 1890;
  • ARKHEOLOGICHESKIE IZVESTIJA I ZAMETKI (The Archaeological News), Moscow, 1893-1897;
  • BESSARABSKIE GUBERNSKIE VEDOMOSTI (The Bessarabian Provincial Gazette), Chisinau, 1902;
  • BESSARABSKAJA ZHIZNI (The Bessarabian Life), Chisinau, 1916;
  • SFATUL TARII (The Council of Country), Chisinau, 1918;
  • EPISCOPIA HOTINULUI. DATE ISTORICE SI STATISTICE (The Hotin Bishopric. Historical and Statistic Data) , 1923 - 1925, Chisinau, 1925

Collection of Periodicals
Collection of Periodicals
Collection of Periodicals



Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age


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