The city of Vologda has about 200 architectural and historical monuments of federal and regional significance. In the panorama of its historical centre the dominant feature is presented by the city's oldest building - the St.Built in the period of baroque it was characterized by vertically elongated forms. Unfortunately, the posterity could not admire it in all its beauty because the sculptural group got lost and was never returned. By the beginning of the 19th century the town had 5.The city of Veliky Ustyug has preserved intact its uniqueness and has been awarded the status of a reserve city. Verkhovazhye The settlement of Verkhovazhye is one of the most ancient settlements in the Vologda Oblast.Part IV of The Civil Code of RF. To view open resources, please, use Acrobat Reader. read more The Central Main Collection has more than 29 million units of storage: books, journals, serial editions, documents for administrative use only. It is a basic collection in the subsystem of the main document funds of RSL.A bit later a busy trading route to Arkhangelsk was laid through it. It contributed greatly to the town's development. It is one of the Russian towns preserved intact its historical centre, architecture and its original northern lifestyle.The heart of the town is represented mostly by the stone buildings. Now the town boasts 18 architectural monuments of local importance. Kirillov The city appeared as a settlement attached to Kirilo-Belozersk monastery, founded in 1397 and called after the name of monk Kirill Belozersky.Kadnikov Kadnikov is one of the ancient cities of the region. It is located about 12 km North-East of Rabanga on a hill nearby the Sodoma River. The settlement of Kadnikov got the status of a town in 1780.The total amount of the collection is more than 2 million items presented in the paper and digital form, as well as other micromedia. read more The RSL Collection of Russian Literature Abroad (more than 700 thousand units) presents works by authors of all waves of emigration.The content of the collections documents is universal. read more Audiovisial and digital document Collection (CD and DVD) one of the newest collections of documents of the RSL. It has more than 8,000 items of various types and purposes. It includes text, audio and multimedia documents that are original editions or digital analogues of printed publications.After specified period magazines are moved into the Central main collection for permanent storage. read more The Collection of Visual Art Publications, numbering about 1.5 million copies, is the richest in Russia. This unique collection presents posters and prints, engravings and popular prints, art reproductions and postcards.Its documents content is universal. It contains a large collection of abstracts, bibliographic and reference books in Russian language, languages of the peoples of Russia and foreign languages (except Eastern ones). The collection has a great number of retrospective bibliographical guides, dictionaries, encyclopedias, reference books, guidebooks.