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The Document Centre is the space in the GULAG History Museum where each visitor could explore the literature on the GULAG History, as well as learn how to search for information about the victims of repression.

Those wishing to browse the literature could use Library catalog including extensive book collections on the history of repressions.

There are presented the following projects in the Document Center:

  1. The interactive GULAG map. A constantly updated database on the history and geography of Soviet labor camps from 1918 through 1960.
  2. My GULAG. An archive of video interviews with people who went through repressions and the GULAG.

Events

The Document Centre conducts workshops on archival research and searching for information about the victims of repression.

Together with the project the Open List and the International Memorial, the Moscow Book of Memory seminars are held in the Document Centre.

In the frame of collaboration with the digital archive of diaries Prozhito, Document Centre conduct research lab Prozhito every last Saturday of the month.

Resources

Library catalog

Library of the GULAG History Museum holds collections devoted to the history of GULAG and repressions in the USSR. To explore the list of Library's books, please, use catalog in the PDF.

Catalog, PDF

The interactive GULAG map

The touch-pannel of the interactive GULAG map is located in the Document Centre. This is a constantly updated database on the history and geography of Soviet labor camps from 1918 through 1960.

Museum's artifacts

One could overview digitalized collection of the Museum in the Document Centre: photos of exhibits provided by the descriptions.

Archive of My GULAG

An archive of video interviews with people who went through repressions and the GULAG.

Assistance in search of the victims of repression

In the Document Centre, you can get advice on searching for information about the victims of repression. The staff of the Document Centre gives guidance on the required documents, the way of making an application to the state archives.

On personal or public consultations specialists of the Document Centre explain how to work with the databases of the victims and archival documents, as well as how to launch the process of relative's rehabilitation.