“100 Years Special Collections at Plovdiv Public Library”

“100 Years Special Collections at Plovdiv Public Library”

 

Exhibition presented by the Public Library “Ivan Vazov”, Plovdiv.

In March 2022, the Sofia University Library is presenting at the Library of Philology an exhibition of the Public Library “Ivan Vazov”, Plovdiv. There are 25 posters presenting books, manuscripts, archival materials, photographs, journals, collective publications, lithographs and documents – part of the library’s Special Collections.

In 2021, colleagues from Plovdiv Public Library celebrated the 100th anniversary from the establishment of their Special Collections department where rare library documents are preserved: Slavic, Byzantine, Ottoman, Arabic, Persian, Ethiopian and others manuscripts, Slavic paleotype books, photographs from the dawn of this craft, engravings from Mount Athos, archival documents, and more.