Scope and arrangement
The Rostislav Polchaninov collection consists of guidebooks from the former Soviet Union catalogs of bookplates, labels for match boxes, photographs, postcards, match boxes and materials for the history of Russian boy scouts. There are a collection of labels for match boxes from the Soviet era.
The Rostislav Polchaninov Collection is arranged in five series:
Series I include collection of guidebooks and maps from the former USSR, catalogs of bookplates, labels for match boxes and émigré magazines of Russian boy scouts.
Series II includes unidentified photographs.
Series III includes collection of Soviet and foreign labels for match boxes.
Series IV includes collection of soviet postcards, signed and unsigned.
Series V includes match boxes and shawl.