The Center for Volga German Studies Special Collection has thousands of books, census lists, maps, and family histories to help you learn more about the history and culture of the Volga Germans. Search our library catalog for relevant materials.


CVGS Researchers


The Simple Search function finds related keywords in the broader CU Library catalog. To focus your search on the CVGS Special Collection:

  1. Select Advanced Search.
  2. Select CU Collections in the Search field.
  3. Adjust the Search Scope drop down menu to - Center for Volga German Studies.
  4. Enter your keyword(s) in the Any Field section.
  5. Click the SEARCH icon to see the results.

Our volunteers are available to help you find these materials in the library. Contact us in advance if you plan to visit.