Adligat

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Adligat
Адлигат
LocationBelgrade, Banjica, Serbia
DirectorViktor Lazić
Websitewww.adligat.rs

Adligat is a civil society organization which operates in the area of culture, arts and furthering the international cooperation of Serbia and the rest of the world.[1] Based in Belgrade,[2] It operates one of the largest privately owned libraries in the Balkans with more than 1 million titles,[3] as well as the Museum of Book and Traveling and the Museum of Serbian literature.

History[edit]

The core of the organization is the personal library of Lazić family, which was founded in 1882 in Vojvodina.[4] The Lazić library and the whole Adligat are ran by the writer and world traveller Viktor Lazić who is the ninth generation[5] of the family to manage the library as well as the board of the organization.[6]

A number of academics and scholars are part of Adligat, including Vladeta Jerotić, Miodrag Pavlović, Filip David, Ljubivoje Ršumović, Ljubomir Simović, Emir Kusturica, Milovan Danojlić, Matija Bećković and others.[7]

The two museum hold a number of valuable artefacts, including the letters of Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla,[8] personal belongings of Serbian kings, the actor Pavle Vuisić,[9][10] writer Miloš Crnjanski, Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andrić,[11], voivode Živojin Mišić,[12] poet Vojislav Ilić,[13] painter Uroš Predić, more than 120.000 stamps,[14] 3000 coins and banknotes, a vast collection of rare books and numerous other possesions.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "INCEPTION OF THE SERBIA-MALAYSIA FRIENDSHIP CLUB". Diplomacy&Commerce. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  2. ^ "Porodična biblioteka pretvorena u muzej knjige". PressLider.rs (in Serbian). 2016-07-24. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  3. ^ "Van turističke rute: milion knjiga pod jednim krovom | Laguna". www.laguna.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  4. ^ "Адлигат - У неколико речи". www.adligat.rs. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  5. ^ "Svetski muzeji na obodu Beograda". TURISTICKI SVET (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  6. ^ Kovačević, Miona. "Kako je jedna srpska porodica 250 godina skupljala NAJVREDNIJE KNJIGE SVETA". Blic.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  7. ^ "Adligat - U nekoliko reči". www.adligat.rs. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  8. ^ "2 letters by Nikola Tesla surface in Serbia". Associated Press. 2019-03-28. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  9. ^ "Pavle Vuisic's legacy exhibited at Adligat". Serbian Monitor. 2019-07-17. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  10. ^ "Nedelja Pavla Vujisića u Udruženju Adligat". B92.net (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  11. ^ "RARITETI Viktorovog muzeja: Knjiga od pirinča i Ivo Andrić NA KINESKOM". Priče sa dušom (in Serbian). 2016-01-04. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  12. ^ "Riznica Ilića Mlađeg". www.novosti.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  13. ^ "Riznica Ilića Mlađeg". www.novosti.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  14. ^ "Library collections - Adligat-serbia". www.adligat-serbia.com. Retrieved 2019-08-27.
  15. ^ "Belgrade: A Surprising Safe Haven for Books". Renegade Inc. 2016-10-12. Retrieved 2019-08-27.

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