24 September 2008
A new page has been added to the Famous People section in the Subject Catalogue with information on Ignacy Domeyko, the world-famous nineteenth-century scholar, teacher, geologist, mineralogist, and ethnographer. The page offers an extensive article about Domeyko and a list of archival documents relating to his life and work, which are preserved at the National Historical Archives of Belarus in Grodno.
22 July 2008
The Yakub Kolas page has been posted in the Famous People section to mark the 125th birth anniversary of the great Belarusian poet and writer. The page offers an extensive article about Kolas and presents a virtual exposition of 164 documents relating to his life and work, including the writer's autographs, original works, text records, documentary photographs, drawings and plans, and sound recordings. The documents are organised by six topics illustrating various aspects of Kolas' life and creative work. The materials are in Belarusian, Russian, Polish and Latin.
14 April 2008
A new page called Famous People has been added to Subject Catalogue section to offer information about the famous Belarusians, with their biographies and the description of personal and other documents preserved in the Belarusian archives. Currently the page makes known the materials relating to Yanka Kupala, the greatest Belarusian poet and writer, and Boris Kit, a well-known mathematician, physicist, chemist and educator. The page will be gradually added with new materials.
01 April 2008
A special Jubilee Rubric, "The Classic Writer of Belarusian Literature Vincent Dunin-Martsinkevich" marking the 200th birth anniversary of the Belarusian writer has been posted in the Russian version of the site. The page provides online many photographs and archival documents in Belarusian, Russian, Polish and Latin.