The foundation of library of the Ural State Mining University (according to the archival documents and newspaper publications at the beginning of the 20th century)


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The article illustrates some chapters of history of the creation of library at the Ural State Mining University – the first institution of higher education in the Urals. Some extracts from newspaper publications of the beginning of the 20th century have been introduced, which were dedicated to the gradual development of the library, replenishment of its reserves, which were fundamentally realized for the donations of the citizens of Ekaterinburg. Some materials from the reserves of the State Archive of Sverdlovsk region have been introduced, which include the resolutions of the Institution Council as far as the library is concerned. In connection with the coming anniversary of the Research Library of the Ural State Mining University the attention is stressed on the determination of the date of the library foundation.

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