The Lithuanian Research and Studies Center, Inc. (LRSC) in Chicago, USA, is a public, non-profit corporation. The Center is the largest scholarly archive and book publisher outside of Lithuania. The LRSC is supported by donations and by the Lithuanian Foundation. The Center was established in 1981 and incorporated as a non-profit organization in the state of Illinois in 1982.The LRSC collaborates with the Mažvydas National Lithuanian Library, the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania, the Department of Archives of the Republic of Lithuania, and various universities, museums, and other educational and cultural institutions
Records of Lithuanian organizations. Materials pertaining to Lithuanian organizations all over the world. These include the Lithuanian Community, the Lithuanian Catholic Youth Association, the Lithuanian scouts, and the Lithuanian charitable organization BALF.
Papers on and by prominent Lithuanians. Letters, memoirs, literary manuscripts, and other unpublished materials pertaining to Lithuanian writers, statesmen, artists. These include Vincas Kreve, Balys, Sruoza, Juozas Brazaitis, and many others.
Photographs. 8 file drawers of uncataloged photos on Lithuanian community activities throughout the world.
The World Archives also maintains 12,000 books pertaining to Lithuania, and large amounts of newspapers, magazines, and postcards. No restrictions, but it is advised that researchers make appointments with the director of the archive, Mr. Ceslovas Grincevicius. The archives are open to the public on Saturdays from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.