Davis Center Library Poster Collection

A collection of Soviet posters dating from 1919 to the 1990s.
Poster of Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev​, 1989​.
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Collection, H.C. Fung Library

This collection contains about 200 posters dating from 1919 to the 1990s. Included are:

  • Pro-literacy posters from the early Soviet period
  • World War II propaganda posters
  • Several bound poster collections from the postwar era lampooning NATO, Western capitalism, and religious belief
  • Poster collections from the 1980s proclaiming the dangers of drugs and alcohol
  • Poster sets from the late Soviet period commemorating Lenin's life and Soviet participation in World War II, among other events
  • Four Boris Yeltsin presidential campaign posters from the 1990s
  • Miscellaneous anti-war posters
  • Reprints of pages from the newspapers Izvestiia and Pravda
A set of anti-alcoholism posters, 1988.
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Collection, H.C. Fung Library​

Accessing These Materials

The collection record in HOLLIS includes a detailed description of the collection. A complete inventory is also available from library staff.

This collection is available for in-library use only. Please contact the Fung Library to request access.

Contact

Svetlana Rukhelman