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Personal book collections

The Storage Department's holdings contain about 2,5 million items in Lithuanian and other languages - books, monographs, periodicals and serial publications. A part of the holdings consist of collections donated by a number of cultural figures and publications that were compiled for individual collections. 

1. Occasional collections

1.

 The 400 anniversary of Vilnius University Library

MB

~700 items

2.

 The 400 anniversary of Vilnius University

VVU

~ 4000 items

3.

Donations to Vilnius University

DVU

Print material, donated to VU

~443 items (filled)

2. Institutions and public organizations collections

1.

LR President collection

PRE

 Diplomatic donation of LT President residence

~1259 items

2.

 The donation of Limburg Episcopate

LV

~18000 items

3.

Lithuania American book collection

ALK

36 items

3. Thematic collections

1.

 Judaic book collection

JF

Jewish history and written heritage book collection

~ 4200 items (filled)

2.

 Crimean Karaites collection

KK

Crimean Karaites history and written heritage book collection

~ 1500 items (filled)

3.

Oriental book collection

OR

Books about Orient countries history and written heritage

~ 2080 items (filled)

 

4. Personal collections

1.

Antonas Antanovičius (1910–1980), slavonic scholar, docent, Vilnius University lecturer 

AA

 ~500 items

2.

Alfonsas Basalykas  (1924–1986), geographer, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

AB

~ 220 items

3.

Aleksandras Dobrianskis (1889–1965), chemist

AD

~ 1800 items

4.

Albertas Gerutis (1905–1985),  lawyer, diplomat, contributor to the press, doctor of science

AG

~ 5300 items

5.

A. Jurkus, Lithuanian Canadian

AJ

30 items

6.

 Algirdas Julius Greimas  (1917–1992), linguist, semioticist 

ALG

~50 items

7.

Aldona Liobytė (1915-1985),  children book writher, playwright, interpreter, actress

AL

~600 items

8.

Antanas Mažiulis (1914–), linguist, baltist, habilitated doctor, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

AM

~4000 items

9.

Algirdas Mošinskis (1905–1991), engineer, architect

AMo

~600 items

10.

 Adolfas Nezabitauskas (1903–1969), journalist, museologist, ethnographer

AN

3 items

11.

 Antanas Paplauskas-Ramunas (1910–1974), educator

AP

60 items

12

Angelė Vyšniauskaitė (1919–2006), ethnographer, the professor of Vytautas the Great university in Kaunas

AV

~1000 items

13.

Bronius Dundulis (1909–1999), historian, habilitated doctor, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

BD

~1450 items

14.

Barbora Vileišytė (1918–2012), librarian, press researcher

BV

~30 items

15.

Česlovas Kudaba (1934–1993), geographer, signatory of the Act of Independence of Lithuania (11 March, 1990), habilitated doctor, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

ČK

~500 items

16.

Dzidas Budrys (1903–1971), economist, professor and lecturer of Vilnius and Kaunas universities

DB

~350 items

17.

Elvyra Glemžaitė  (1893–1958), educator, ethnologist

EG

~250 items

18.

Elena Eimaitytė- Kačinskienė (1906–1989), librarian (1941, 1943 – temporary was director of Vilnius University Library)

EiK

17 items

19.

Elena Moncevičiūtė-Ėringienė (b.1927), doctor, habilitated doctor, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

EME

~1500 items

20.

Jūratė and Filibertas Valiūnai

FV

22 items

21.

Gerald L. Pocius, art historian, folklorist, lecturer of Newfoundland university

GLP

35 items

22.

Genius- Ginutis Procuta (1933–), Professor of Ottawa (Canada)  university

GP

~5000 items (filled)

23.

Genadijus Vasiljevičius Judinas (1840–1912), bibliophile

GVJ

10 items

24.

Henrikas Zabulis  (1927–2010), philologist, habilitated doctor, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

HZ

~ 860 items

25.

Ivanas Lappo (1869–1944), historian, the professor of Vytautas the Great university in Kaunas

ILa

4 items

26.

Jonas Aistis - Aleksandravičius (1904–1973), essayist, lyric poet 

JA

29 items

27.

Juozas Baldžius (till 1939 – Baldauskas) (1902–1962), ethnologist, professor, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities

JB

~900 items

28.

Juozas Dalinkevičius  (1893–1980), geologist, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities

JD

~ 2400 items

29.

Jonas Dumčius  (1905–1986), philologist, antique literature researcher, translator, docent, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius universities

JDu

~900 items

30.

Jonas Gelaževičius  (1921–2002), educator, forester, ethnographer

JG

~12000 items

31.

Jonas Juodišius  (1892–1950), general

JJ

~ 600 items

32.

Jonas Kruopas (1908-1975),  linguist, Vilnius University lecturer

JK

~ 1200 items

33.

Jonas Laurinaitis  (1900–1981), agronomist, public figure

JL

~ 160 items

34.

Jonas Otrembskis  (1889–1971), linguist, professor, lecturer of Vilnius and Poznan (Poland) universities

JO

~300 items

35.

Jonas Kubilius  (1921–2011), mathematician, habilitated doctor, professor, VU rector, Vilnius University lecturer

JoK

~10000 items

36.

Jonas Reitelaitis  (1884–1960), priest, historian, ethnographer

JR

~2000 items

37.

Jonas Šopauskas  (1900–1978), doctor, professor of the Vilnius University

JoŠ

~2200 items

38.

Juozas Šliavas (1930–1979),  teacher, ethnographer

~900 items

39.

Jurgis Gimbutas  (1918–2001), civil engineer, Lithuanian architecture researcher, doctor of science  

JuG

104 items

40.

Juozas Riauba  (1910–1990), engineer

JuR

~950 items

41.

Konradas Juozas Aleksa (1881–1956), veterinarian, professor, lecturer of Lithuanian Academy of Veterinary

KA

~900 items

42.

Kazys Bobelis  (1923–2013), physician, public figure, professor  

KB

~500 items

43.

Kęstutis Paulius Žygas (b. 1942), architect, Honorary Consul in the  USA (Arizona State)

KPŽ

9 items

44.

Kristina Rickevičiūtė  (1922–1984), philologist, philosopher, Vilnius University lecturer

KR

~1550 items

45.

Kazys Sideravičius  (1907–1971), journalist

KS

~ 800 items

46.

Leonardas Kazimieras Andriekus (1914–2003),  poet, priest, Franciscan, doctor of Religious law

LA

~ 400 items

47.

Levas Karsavinas  (1882–1952), historian, philosopher, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities

LK

~ 600 items

48.

Marija Gimbutienė (1921–1994), archeologist, ethnologist, professor, lecturer of California University

MG

~ 300 items

49.

Matas Janus (Motiejus Janušauskas) (1910–2004), economist

MJa

~ 2550 items

50.

Mykolas Kaveckis  (1889–1968), geologist, professor, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities

MKa

~ 100 items

51.

Marija Šlapelienė (1880–1977),  foundress of the bookshop in Vilnius, publisher and distributor of Lithuanian books, public figure

~ 4000 items

52.

Olav Holden

OH

~ 550 items

53.

Pranciškus Eigminas (1936–2006), economist, wrestler, vice rector of the Vilnius University

PE

34 items

54.

Paulius Galaunė (1890–1988), art historian, museologist, professor, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities

PGa

107 items

55.

Petras Jakštas  (1899–1988), major of Lithuanian army, bibliophile, and ethnographer

PJ

~ 970 items

56.

Povilas Martinkus

PM

~ 2900 items

57.

Petras Matkevičius (1910–1985), bibliophile, bibliographer

PMa

~ 200 items

58.

Povilas Snarskis (1889–1969), botanist, professor, lecturer of the Vilnius University

PoS

~ 600 items

59.

Pranas Skardžius (1899–1975), linguist, professor

PrS

 

60.

Rostislavas Baublys (1909–1996), public figure in the United Kingdom Lithuanian Society

RB

~ 600 items

61.

Rolandas Pavilionis  (1944–2006), philosopher, habilitated doctor, professor, Vilnius University rector and lecturer

RP

~ 850 items

62.

Romanas Plečkaitis (1933–2009), philosopher, professor, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities

RPL

~ 1350 items

63.

Petras Užkalnis (till 1928 – Kvietinskas) (1907–1984), literature researcher, candidate of philological sciences, Vilnius University lecturer

PU

~ 3700 items

64.

Stasys Goštautas (b. 1939), art and literature researcher

SG

~ 700 items

65.

Stanislovas Lazutka  (1923–2009), historian, habilitated doctor, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

SL

~ 330 items

66.

Stanislovas Tarvydas  (1903–1975), geographer, lecturer of the Vilnius University

ST

~ 1400 items

67.

Vaclovas Biržiška  (1884–1956) – lawyer, culture historian, bibliographer, professor, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius universities, Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities Libraries director

VaB

~ 1500 items

68.

Vytautas Juozas Bieliauskas (1920–2013), psychologist, philosopher

VB

115 items

69.

Vacys Milius (1926-2005), ethnographer, ethnologist, lecturer of Vytautas the Great and Vilnius Universities

VM

~ 6000 items

70.

Vytautas Saulius, book publisher (USA)

VS

~ 200 items

71.

Vytautas Jonas  Šliūpas (b. 1930), engineer, public figure

~ 50 items

72.

Vytautas Osvaldas Virkau (b.1930),  graphic artist, painter

VV

~ 280 items

73.

Vytautas Paulauskas  (1910–1991), mathematician, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

VP

10 items

74.

Vincas Kisarauskas (1934–1988), painter, art critic

VK

~ 700 items

75.

Vincas Žilėnas (1907-1982), historian, journalist, museologist

~ 220 items

76.

Zigmas Toliušis  (pseudonym Ringutis) (1889–1971), lawyer

ZT

~ 2000 items

77.

Žibuntas Mikšys (1923-2013), artist

ŽM

~ 3060 items

78.

Aleksas Stanislovas Girdenis (1937– 2011), linguist, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

AlG

~ 500 items

79.

Benediktas Juodka  (b. 1943), biochemist, habilitated doctor, professor, VU Rector, Vilnius University lecturer

BJu

~ 300 items

80.

Jurgis Lebedys  (1913–1970), literature researcher, professor, Vilnius University lecturer

 

~ 4000 items

81. Romualdas Misiūnas (b. 1945), historian, diplomat RM ~ 4700 items
82. Elena Nijolė Bukelienė (1934–2006), literature researcher, professor, Vilnius University lecturer EBu ~ 1550 items
83. Vaitkus, Juozas Vidmantas (b. 1941), physicist, habilitated doctor, professor, VU Rector, Vilnius University lecturer JV ~ 1720 items

Storage Department traditionally compiles and stores newspaper collections. The main way of acquisition of current newspaper collection is the obligatory copy. Here you may find both capital and regional Lithuanian newspapers.

The holdings include newspapers in Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, Byelorussian, Yiddish languages published in XIX–XX c. All of them are available on Newspaper reading room. Prewar Lithuanian periodical items digital views you may find on E-heritage database. Nowadays periodical and text publications links are placed on e-periodica database.

Department holdings are reflected in electronic (nuoroda į VUB el. katalogą) and card (VU Central library, ground floor) catalogues.