History of Croatia: Primary Documents

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Flag of Croatia

(9th century; image)

(874 - 882; translation in the Croatian language)

(879; images, and facsimiles)

Document contains description of Croatians and their country
(948-952; transcription in the Serbian, English languages)

(976; image)

The oldest known breviary in Europe found in Zadar.
(11th century; facsimile, transcription in the Latin language)

(September 8, 1071; image)

(November 8, 1076; transcription in the Croatian language)

(1076 - 1078; facsimile)

Records of donation of a piece of land and building the church
(1100; image, transcription in the Croatian language)

Record contains history of Serbian, Croatian, and Slovenian lands.
(end of the 12th century; transcription in the Serbian language (Latin letters)).

Bull given to city Zagreb to be free.
(1242; image, facsimile)

Oldest law written in Croatian.
(1288; facsimile in the Croatian language)

(1358; image)

Site contains letters, messages of the witnesses, and reports
(1458 – 1526; transcription in the Croatian language)

(1469; image)

(15-16th century; transcription in the Serbian language (Lattin letters)).

Digital Heritage from the website of the National Library.
(16th - 18th centuries; facsimiles of books, maps, drawings, etc.)

Site contains reports of the witnesses about the battle between Hungarian-Czech-Croatian and Turkish troops
(August 29, 1526; transcription in the Croatian language)

Site contains multiple documents of the international relations of Croatia with other countries
(1556 – 1596; transcription in the Croatian language)

Site contains multiple documents about affairs of Croatia in Austrian Empire.
(1565, 1578, 1648, 1752. 1723, 1775, 1866; transcription in the Croatian and Latin languages)

Written by Antun Rozanovic, leader of the defense forces.
(1571; English translation of original Latin -- also available in Croatian)

(1593; Image)

(1606; image)

Number of laws enacted by the king of the Habsburg Monarchy and the Parliament of Croatia
(1627 – 1630; transcription in the Croatian language)

(1811; image)

(April 25, 1848; facsimile in the Croatian language)

(1862, 1864; transcription in the Russian language).

This document is reprinted from Seton-Watson, R.W. The Southern Slav Question and the Habsburg Monarchy.
London: Constable and Co., 1911. The translation is by Seton-Watson.
The source is H-Net.
(1868; English translation)

(1868; transcription in the Croatian language)

Poem
(1876; transcription in the Croatian language)

(1872; transcription in the Russian language).

Searchable book-length travel reports digitized at the University of Michigan.
(19th-20th century; hundreds of facsimiles in many languages)

(pre-1914 - post-1918; translations and transcriptions)
Major Resource
A collection of primary documents from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
(1914-1918; transcriptions and translations)
Digital primary documents assembled at Mount Holyoke College.
(1914-1919; translations)

Site contains agreement about creation of Yugoslavia.
(July 20, 1917; facsimile, transcription in the Serbian language).

Site contains agreement about creation of Yugoslavia.
(July 20, 1917, November 9, 1918; transcription in the Croatian language).

Boundaries of Yugoslavia during World War I
(1918; image, facsimile in the Serbian language)

(1920-es; facsimiles, photographs, commentaries in the Croatian language)

Including treaties affecting the Hungarian-Yugoslav/Croatian border from the Treaty of Trianon to the Moscow Agreement.
Published by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, US Department of State
(1920-1945; facsimiles)

Site contains photographs of people and cities on Croatia
(1920-ies – 1930-ies; images)

(June 28, 1921; text facsimile, sign page facsimile in the Serbian language).

(1929; transcription in the Croatian language)

(1929; image, facsimile in the Serbian language (in Latin letters)

(1931; facsimile, transcription in the Serbian language).

(1937; video in the Croatian language)

(March 25, 1941; transcription in the Croatian language)

Chronicle of crimes committed during the Holocaust in Croatia, courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
(1941-1945; images, videos, transcriptions and commentaries)

(1944 - 1946; facsimiles and commentaries in the Croatian language)

(1945; video in the Croatian language)

(1946; facsimiles in the Sebian language).

(1946; transcription in the Serbian language)

Declassified CIA documents from Cold War Era Hard Target Analysis.
(3 November 1958; PDF facsimiles)

(1979; video in the Croatian language)

(1990 - 1995; transcription in the Croatian language)

(April 17, 1991; transcription in the Croatian language)

(April 25, 1991; transcription in the Croatian language)

Document reflects ideas about reforms in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
(1991 - 1995; transcription in the Croation language).

Document contains citations and the words of the participants.
(1992 - 1995; transcription in the Croatian language)

(March 15, 1995; transcription in the Croatian language)

(film in the Croatian language)

(2003, transcription in the Croatian language)

(2006; transcription in the Croatian language)

(November 30, 2006, transcription in the English language)

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

An ambitious and fast-growing collection of e-books and sources, available only in a Serbo-Croatian interface.
Requires free registration in order to view sources (See especially "Izvori ").
(Facsimiles, links and an online forum)

Includes primary and secondary documents, provided by Don Mabry.
(Transcriptions, facsimiles and commentaries, mostly in English)

Digitization projects in Croatia (and Eastern Europe), listed by Klaus Graf.
(Scroll down to "Kroatien")

(Facsimiles).



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