Epaveldas - Lithuanian Digital Cultural Heritage
This website is the outcome of an EU-funded digitisation programme bringing together books, newspapers, art works, manuscripts and church registers from the National Library of Lithuania, the Lithuanian Art Museum and the Lithuanian Archives Department in a single databank. The project is ongoing. The following sources are currently available: Prints and manuscripts:
old Lithuanian books (1547-1863).
documents from the press ban period (1864-1904).
books in Latin published in Lithuania in the 16th-18th c.
books in Polish published in Lithuania.
Lithuanian periodicals prior to 1940 (List of periodicals available on this portal).
art exhibition catalogues.
legislative acts and other official documents of the Republic of Lithuania.
manuscripts and archival documents reflecting Lithuanian social or communal identity.
the collection of the Synod of the Evangelical Reformed Church of Lithuania (documents from 1413-1938).
the archive of the Lithuanian Art Museum.
a collection of historical acts of Lithuania Minor.
16th-20th c. painting, pastel watercolour painting.
graphic art of the 16th-20th c.
foreign graphic art from the 16th-20th c.
a collection of sphragistics.
16th-20th c. textile art.
Roman Catholic Church registers of birth, marriage and death (1599-1907): 705 complete volumes of registers tracing as far back as the 16th c. from 22 churches across Lithuania.
The databank can be searched by creator/ title/ subject or keywords/ free text and year of creation. An advanced search lets users add criteria such as language.