The Lithuanian Research Center, Inc. (LRC) in Chicago, USA, is a public, non-profit corporation. The Center is the largest scholarly archive and book publisher outside of Lithuania. The LRC is supported by donations and by the Lithuanian Foundation. The Center was established in 1982.

The goals and objectives of the LRC are to collect, compile, and foster Lithuanian heritage and archives, to research the housed materials, to publish both academic articles and books, and to organize exhibits through which the public is familiarized with the existing wealth accumulated at the LRC.

Lithuanian Research Departments

  • Musicology Archive
  • Dainauskas History Library and Archive
  • Tomas Remeikis Political Science Library
  • Lithuanian Museum of Medicine and Archives
  • Stasys Budrys Photo Archive
  • Military Museum
  • Lithuanian Museum
  • Fine Art Archive
  • Audrius Plioplys Art Archive
  • Displaced Persons Archives
  • Audio-Visual Archive


LRC Partners