Dates covered: 1508-1831
These are document collections published by the Imperial Russian Historical Society, one of imperial Russia’s most important scholarly bodies. It consists primarily of archival documents and correspondence, the bulk of which concerns the diplomatic history of the period stretching from Peter the Great to the Napoleonic Wars. The series includes a large number of documents from foreign as well as domestic archives, many of which have not been published elsewhere. A table of contents for the collection as a whole is available here at the bottom of the page.