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The First Public Library

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov

Jul/Aug 2006
Russian Calendar
Page 20   ( 3 pages)

Summary: The founding of the first public library on the campus of Moscow State University was a momentus event for lovers of books and knowledge. The library's history echoes that of the nation.

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