Adligat
Адлигат
Logo of Adligat.jpg
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 Travel and the Museum of Serbian literature.

History

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 run 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 possessions.[15]

Gallery

References

  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.

External links

  • "Adligat - the official web presentation". Adligat-Serbia. Retrieved August 27, 2019.