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LITHUANIAN RESEARCH AND STUDIES CENTER
LITHUANIAN RESEARCH AND STUDIES CENTER, Inc. (Chicago, USA) is a not-for-
profit organization supported by donations from the public and grants from the
Lithuanian Foundation. The Center, founded in 1981, is the largest Lithuanian
scholarly organization outside of Lithuania. Its founding purpose was to unify various
cultural, education, and scholarly organizations. Of the greatest concern was to
rescue and preserve documentary monuments to Lithuania and its past: materials of
archival, historical, scholarly, and cultural significance. Bringing various Lithuanian
organizations together under the auspices of the Lithuanian Research and Studies
Center, Inc. (LRSC) served to facilitate the coordination of scholarly work, research,
networking, and the sharing of information.
The goals and objectives of the Lithuanian Research and Studies
Center, Inc. (LRSC) are: to promote, organize and sponsor
research; collect, assemble, archive, exhibit, publish and distribute
materials, books, maps, recordings, etc. pertaining to Lithuania
and its people; its language, history, geography; its culture, art,
music, folklore, folk-art and all other matters of a related nature;
to sponsor and conduct instruction dealing with any of the
above-mentioned areas; to organize exhibits, thereby familiarizing
the public with the holdings of the LRSC.
The LRSC has published over 50 books. One of them, William Urban’s Tannenberg
and After, was internationally recognized, appearing on the list of the 30 best history
books of 2001.
The LRSC offers translation services, research services and library services to the
The LRSC houses 12 large divisions, whose purpose is to research and educate, to
collect, catalogue, preserve, and exhibit Lithuanian documentary history, culture, and
scholarship outside Lithuania. These divisions are: the Lithuanian World Archives,
the Zilevicius-Kreivenas Musicology Archives, the Lithuanian Medical Museum and
Archives, the S. Budrys Foto Archives, the Audio-Visual Media Division, the J.
Dainauskas Library and Archives, the LRSC Fine Art Archives, the Center for the
Study of Genocide in Lithuania, the Ramovenai Military Museum, the Lithuanian
Museum, the Institute of Lithuanian Studies, and the Lithuanian Institute of Education.
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