East View Research Collections

Primary source materials from the former Soviet Union

East View produces a variety of valuable collections for researchers and graduate-level students to support a range of academic studies. These historical research collections come from many different authoritative sources including previously classified military documents and state archives. Subjects range from the Polish uprising of 1830 and Jewish pogroms of 1905 to the siege of Leningrad and combat tactics of the Red Army during World War II. Collections are available online, in full-image, text-searchable files, providing researchers with convenient access to rare, primary source materials.

Research Collections

Available Collections

Jewish Studies
  • Beilis Case Papers
  • Documents of Ukrainian Jewish Societies, 1857-1929
  • Emigration from the USSR in the Late 1920s: Personal Dossiers from the State Archive of Kyiv
  • Jewish Emigration from Ukraine, 1895-1917
  • Kyiv’s Bloody October: Archival Documents of the Jewish Pogroms of 1905
  • Pogroms in Ukraine, 1918-1921: Documents of the Kyiv District Commission for Relief to Jewish Victims of Pogroms
  • Promoting Jewish Education in the Russian Empire and Ukraine, 1850-1919
  • Union of the Russian People: An Anti-Semitic Movement in Ukraine, 1905-1917
Ukrainian Studies
  • Assassination of Russian Prime Minister Pyotr Stolypin, 1911. A Collection of Documents
  • Beilis Case Papers
  • The Chernobyl Files: Declassified Documents of the Ukrainian KGB
  • Coalition Council of Kyiv Students
  • Collection of Documents of the German Occupation Period
  • Critical Moments in Ukrainian History: Leaflets and Posters, 1905-1945
  • Documentary Evidence of Underground and Guerrilla Activities During the Nazi Occupation of Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast
  • Documents of Ukrainian Jewish Societies, 1857-1929
  • Emigration from the USSR in the Late 1920s: Personal Dossiers from the State Archive of Kyiv
  • German Occupation of Kyiv: Documents of the Commissariat-General, 1941-1943
  • German Occupation of Kyiv: Documents of the Nazi-Controlled City Administration, 1941-1943
  • German Occupation of Ukraine: Documents of the Town of Belaia Tserkov
  • Guides to the State and Oblast Level Archives of Ukraine
  • Jewish Emigration from Ukraine, 1895-1917
  • Kyiv District Military Commander
  • Kyiv’s Bloody October: Archival Documents of the Jewish Pogroms of 1905
  • Occupation Authorities of Kyiv, 1941-1943
  • Office of the Commissioner of the Kyiv Provisional Government
  • Pogroms in Ukraine, 1918-1921: Documents of the Kyiv District Commission for Relief to Jewish Victims of Pogroms
  • Polish Legions, 1917-1918
  • Polish Uprising of 1830-1831: Documents of the Kyiv Governorship Investigative Commission
  • Promoting Jewish Education in the Russian Empire and Ukraine, 1850-1919
  • The Prosvita Society in Kyiv: The Ukrainian Struggle for Self-Identity in 1906-1920
  • Provincial Press of Ukraine Under German Occupation
  • Rayon Administration of the City of Kyiv During the German Occupation, 1941-1943
  • Rayon Administration of the City of Kyiv During the German Occupation, 1941-1943. Part II. Podolsk Rayon
  • Secret Police of Hetman Skoropadsky, The Papers of the Provisional Government of Ukraine, 1918
  • Union of the Russian People: An Anti-Semitic Movement in Ukraine, 1905-1917
Military Studies
  • The 1941 Soviet War Game
  • Battle for Moscow, 1941-1942
  • The Battle of Kursk
  • Chronicles of the Great Patriotic War Battles on the Black Sea, Baltic Sea, and the Northern Theater
  • Collection of Documents of the First World War (the German Front)
  • Collection of Materials for Studies of the World War II Experience
  • Collection of Military-Operational Documents of the Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945
  • Collection of Military-Historical Materials on the Great Patriotic War
  • Combat Tactics of the Red Army: Collection of Examples
  • Documentary Evidence of Underground and Guerrilla Activities During the Nazi Occupation of Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast’
  • German Occupation of Kyiv: Documents of the Commissariat-General, 1941-1943
  • German Occupation of Kyiv: Documents of the Nazi-Controlled City Administration, 1941-1943
  • German Occupation of Ukraine: Documents of the Town of Belaia Tserkov
  • Kyiv District Military Commander
  • Limited Distribution Books from the Soviet Book Chamber
  • Military History Journal, 1939-1998
  • Military Personnel of the Soviet State During the Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945
  • Operations of Soviet Armed Forces in the Great Patriotic War: 1941-1945. A Military-Historical Survey
  • Order of Battle of the Soviet Army
  • Polish Legions, 1917-1918
  • Russian-Japanese Military Conflicts of the 20th Century
  • The Siege of Leningrad
  • Soviet Military Dissertations
  • Soviet Military Science: Bibliography and Reference Collection from 1927 to 1992
  • Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940
  • Studies of Soviet Naval Art During WWII
  • Studies of Soviet Submarine Warfare During WWII
  • Studies of the Combat Experience of the Soviet Navy

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