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Legal foundations of administration in Belarus in XIV-XVIII cc.

Archival documents on Yakub Kolas's life and work

Original works

Poem "The Peasant".
[1898-1902]
Autograph of K. Mitskevich.
(The Kolas Literary Memorial Museum, the "Manuscripts" Collection)
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Extracts from the long narrative "One Out of a Hundred" used as a basis for the trilogy "At the Crossroads".
[1902-1903]
Autograph of K. Mitskevich. Russian.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 19, folio 1-2, 18rev-19)
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Page from the Folklore Notebook of the college student K. Mitskevich (Kolas) "Our village, the people, and what is going on in the village".
[1901-1902]
Autograph of Karus Lapats (K. Mitskevich).
(The Kolas Literary Memorial Museum, the "Manuscripts" Collection)
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Poem "Don't ask, don't beg …".
1904.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 1, folio 1)
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Poem "Our Native Land".
1 September 1906.
Print.
(BGAMLI, library, newspaper Nasha Niva, 1906, No.1)
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Poem "Resonance".
1921.
Autograph of Kolas.
(The Kolas Literary Memorial Museum, the "Manuscripts" Collection)
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Speech "An open letter to the young generation".
12 December 1930.
Autograph of Kolas.
(The Kolas Literary Memorial Museum, the "Manuscripts" Collection)
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Poem "Song of the Song".
9 November 1932.
Autograph of Kolas.
(The Kolas Literary Memorial Museum, the "Manuscripts" Collection)
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Speech "To Students of Soviet schools".
25 September 1935.
Typescript. Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 34, folio 1-2)
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Extract from the essay "Maxim Gorky".
25 September 1935.
Autograph of Kolas. Russian.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 21, folio 1)
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Poem "I Live".
2 November 1937.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 5, folio 1)
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"To Uzbekistan" (poem of parting).
1943.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 1, file 2, folio 22)
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Poem "To Serezha on His 60th Anniversary" (dedicated to the Russian poet and translator S. Gorodetski).
18 January 1943.
Autograph of Kolas. Russian.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 12, folio 1)
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Poem "Hearing the Voice".
9 July 1943.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 13, folio 1)
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Poem "Chimgan".
29 August 1943.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 15, folio 1)
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Extracts from the poem "Retribution".
30 September - 12 October 1943.
Drafts. Notebook.
Autograph of Kolas. Russian and Belarusian.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 1, file 2, folio 1rev, 3, 4, 7)
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Poem "On Flights" (dedicated to the poet's wife, M. Mitskevich).
27-28 December 1944.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 1, file 2, folio 28-28rev)
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Poem "On the New Year's Eve".
30 December 1944.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 1, file 2, folio 30rev)
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Poem "To Sergei Gorodetski" (dedicated to the Russian poet and translator S. Gorodetski).
24 March 1947.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 9, inv. 2, file 12, folio 2)
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Extract from the poem "The New Land".
[the 1950s]
Page from notebook with printed inscription 'Deputy to USSR Supreme Soviet' .
Autograph of Kolas.
(The Kolas Literary Memorial Museum, the "Manuscripts" Collection)
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Extract from the poem "Symon the Musician".
1952.
Autograph of Kolas.
(The Kolas Literary Memorial Museum, the "Manuscripts" Collection)
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Extracts from the poem "Soviet Days".
1952.
Sound recording (voice of Kolas)
Magnetic tape. Duration 1:10 mins. Speed 38. Reel 1.
(BGAKFFD, 0009)
voice of Kolas (mp3 629 Ęá)
Poem "At the Top of the Presidium" (dedicated to the poet P. Brouka, the singer L. Aleksandrouskaia, the party figure I. Varvashenia).
17 December 1955.
Autograph of Kolas.
(BGAMLI, fond 316, inv. 1, file 747, folio 1)
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Abbreviations:

BGAKFFD Belarusian State Archives of Films, Photographs and Sound Recordings
BGAMLI Belarusian State Archives-Museum of Literature and Art

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