Mailing Lists and Online Groups

Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies Association
H-Russia Discussion List
H-EarlySlavic Discussion List
Восемнадцатый век
- an online community of c18th Russian specialists and enthusiasts

Russian Archives, Libraries and Other Institutions

ArcheoBiblioBase - Archives in Russia
- the online version of Patricia Grimsted's archival guides
Архивы России
- official site for the federal archives, containing guides to holdings (for some) and other useful info
Introduction to Russian Archives
- Olga Glagoleva's useful site for those new to Russian archival research
State Archival Service of Ukraine
- news and updates on Ukraine's state archives
National Library of Russia
- as well as the catalogue, this hosts a number of very useful electronic databases
Russian State Library
- this provides a handy overview of their various collections, including their ongoing digitisation programme
Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkinskii dom)
- one of the leading centres of eighteenth-century studies in Russia
St Petersburg Centre for the History of Ideas
- an introduction to the Centre's conferences and publications

Russian Art and Architecture

Olga's Gallery
- a useful source of images for Russian and other European artists
Русские народные картинки, собрал и описал Д. А. Ровинский (via the NYPL)
- an excellent collection of images of lubki

Russian Bibliography and Online Reference Materials

Bibliography of the Russian State
- 10,000 publications, dating from the early c18th, relating to the Russian State (via Internet Archive)
c18-L's Selected Readings Bibliography
- a contributive, interdisciplinary bibliography of journal articles and books concerning the long c18th; comprehensive but (understandably) infrequently updated

Russian Journals dealing with c18th

Russian Memoirs and Other Documents
- digitised versions of many c19th and c20th printed sources
Русские мемуары
- new and much faster site by Mikhail Voznesenskii; impressive collection of memoirs and other primary sources, drawn largely from c19th Russian journals (Русский архив, Русская старина, etc.)
Восточная литература
- this contains Russian memoirs, drawn from the reprints produced by Фонд Сергея Дубова, complete with footnotes
- American-based publishing company, specialising in reprinting copyright-lapsed works, which has a considerable number of British and other foreign accounts of Russia in their catalogue; also search their Russian-language section for some important c19th reprints (e.g. СИРИО)

Related Academic Bodies on Russia and c18th

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
Русское историческое общество
Ruthenia - Russian literary studies website
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies