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Serb business, cultural and educational institutions and public organizations of Boka Kotorska in the XIX and early XX century

Invitation (left) text of the Serb Library of Herceg Novi:

Serb Library of Herceg Novi organizes in the society hall on 14 (26) June 1899 ORATION WITH BALL in the glory of Serb educator SAINT SAVA, to which it has an honour to invite Your Dignity with the family.

Beginning on 7 p.m. sharp.

In Herceg Novi, January 1899.

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Montenegrin historian, dr Aleksandar Stamatovic, in his book "Historical basis of the national identity of Montenegrins 1918-1953" published a large list[1] of Serb business, cultural and educational institutions and public organizations of Boka Kotorska founded in XIX and early XX century:

  • The Palace of the Serb Gathering, built in Kotor as a three-story house, 1838;
  • Serb Vocal Society "Jedinstvo", founded in Kotor, 1839;
  • Serb Library, founded in Kotor in 1838 renamed in "Slavic Library" in 1849, to gather Croats, Slovenians and Czechs together with Serbs;
  • Serb People's School under the jurisdiction of the Church, founded in Kotor, 1848;
  • Serb Memorial Music School, founded in Kotor, 1854;
  • Serb National Guard, founded in Kotor, 1862;
  • Serb National Charity Society "Saint George", founded in Kotor, 1868;
  • Serb Orthodox School, founded in Kotor, 1869;
  • Serb Orthodox Episcopate, established in Kotor, 1870;
  • Schematism of the Serb Orthodox Diocese of Boka Kotorska and Dubrovnik, annual, first time appeared in print in Kotor, 1874;
  • Serb Tamburitza Orchestra, founded in Kotor, 1895;
  • Serb Memorial Women Primary School, founded in Kotor, 1893;
  • Serb Music, founded in Kotor, 1897;
  • Serb Workers' Cooperative, founded in Kotor, 1899;
  • Serb Credit Union, founded in Kotor, 1901;
  • "Jedinstvo" joined Union of Serb Vocal Societies in 1903;
  • Serb Falcon Society, founded in Kotor, 1910;
  • Serb Primary School, founded in Morinj, 1803;
  • Serb People's School, founded in Gornje Selo in 1804. Later, after that school Gornje Selo will be named Srbina;
  • Serb People's School under the jurisdiction of the Church, founded in Risan, 1844;
  • Serb Library, founded in Morinj, 1845;
  • Serb Savings Bank, founded in Herceg Novi, 1850;
  • Serb Memorial Maritime School, founded in Srbina near Herceg Novi, 1852;
  • Serb Magazine, annual, founded in Risan, 1896;
  • Serb Workers' Society, founded in Herceg Novi, 1900;
  • Serb Hotel, built in 1900 in Herceg Novi;
  • Serb Credit Union, founded in Herceg Novi, 1902;
  • Serb Collective Farm, founded in Kamenari, 1902;
  • Serb Credit Bank, founded in Herceg Novi, 1904;
  • Serb Collective Farms were founded in 1904 in Kameno, Mokrin, Glavati, Glavaticici, Prijeradi and Radovici;
  • Serb Library, founded in Kamenari, 1910;
  • Serb Falcon District of the Littoral, founded in Herceg Novi, 1912;
  • Serb House in Herceg Novi and Serb Library in Risan acted before 1912, but there were no records when they had been founded.
[1] State Archive of Montenegro, Archive of Kotor, Archive of Herceg Novi, miscellaneous holdings and press

Additional list:

  • Serb Falcon Society, founded in Djenovici, 1910;
  • Serb Falcon Society, founded in Herceg Novi, 1910;
  • Serb Collective Farm, founded in Bijela, 1911;
  • Serb Collective Farm, founded in Kuti, 1911;
  • Serb Falcon Society, founded in Bijela, 1912;

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