This icono­graphic col­lec­tion of Vil­nius Uni­ver­sity Li­brary con­sists of var­i­ous am­a­teur and pro­fes­sional pho­tog­ra­phers’ works, pho­to­graph sets and in­di­vid­ual pieces that cap­ture na­ture, ar­chi­tec­tural mon­u­ments, por­traits, char­ac­ter por­tray­als of var­i­ous na­tions and eth­nic groups, and ar­chae­o­log­i­cal find­ings.

The col­lec­tion con­tains works by fa­mous Lithuan­ian pho­tog­ra­phers Józef Czechow­icz, Stanisław Fil­ib­ert Fleury, broth­ers Mironas and Leonas Butkovskis, first Lithuan­ian woman pho­tog­ra­pher Paulina Mon­gir­daitė, Jan Bułhak, Boleslova and Ed­mundas Zdanovskis and oth­ers, as well as a rich set of pho­tographs taken dur­ing the ethno­graphic ex­pe­di­tions or­ga­nized by Vil­nius Uni­ver­sity be­tween 1950 and 1981 and a pho­to­graphic re­port by Be­laru­sian ethno­g­ra­pher and ar­chae­ol­o­gist Isaak Ser­bov from his ex­pe­di­tions in Pole­sia (1910–1913), con­sist­ing of 442 pho­tos taken in var­i­ous oblasts of then-Minsk gov­er­norate, with an­no­ta­tions by the au­thor him­self.

F12 Joachim Lelewel photography collection

F13 Academia et Universitas Vilnensis photography collection

F26 Vilnius Medical Society photography collection

F46 Vilnius Public library and Museum of Antiquities photography collection

F91 Photographs from collection of literary manuscripts

Šiauliai Academy photography collection