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Russian archives on the way to the special depositories (1918–1938), T.F. Pavlova
The history of the restriction of access to documents and the formation of special depositories from the creation of the state archival service in 1918 to its transfer to the NKVD of the USSR in 1938 is shown on the basis of the documents of the Central Archive of the RSFSR stored in the State Archive of the Russian Federation, including declassified minutes of closed meetings of the Central Archival Board, secret circulars of the Central Archive of the RSFSR, individual documents of closed meetings of the presidium of the Central Archival Board of the RSFSR, as well as collections of official documents of the archival governing bodies for 1918–1928.
Secret documents, special storage, restriction of access, Main Department of Archival Affairs, Central Archive of the RSFSR, Central Archive of the USSR, Secret Department of the OGPU, State Archive of the Russian Federation, M.N. Pokrovsky.
Acquisitions of state and municipal archives in the Central Federal District (2018–2022), N.D. Maksimova
The results of a survey conducted by the Archives management department of the Ministry for the Organization of the activities of magistrates, registry offices and archives of the Vladimir region in state and municipal archives in 18 subjects of the Central Federal District on the state of acquisition over the past five years are presented, problematic issues and possible solutions are shown.
Acquisition of archives, sources of acquisition, survey, Archives management department of the Ministry for the Organization of the activities of magistrates, registry offices and archives of the Vladimir region.
The practice of interaction of the Committee on Archives of the Nizhny Novgorod region with municipal archives, T.V. Sokolova
The forms of cooperation of the authorized executive authority of the subject of the Russian Federation in the field of archives with the heads of local self-government bodies and municipal archival institutions operating in the Nizhny Novgorod region are shown.
Municipal archive, monitoring, rating, Committee on Archives of the Nizhny Novgorod region.
The use of spectrozonal visualization to identify techniques for protecting letters from perlustration in the second half of the XVIII century (on the example of the epistolary heritage of I.I. Shuvalov), D.O. Alyoshin
The results of the application of the spectrozonal visualization method in the laboratory of codicological research and scientific and technical expertise of the documents of the Department of Manuscripts of the Russian National Library for the study of the history of epistolary behavior by identifying traces of sizing documents as a sign of binding the sheets of the letter in order to counteract public and private perlustration are presented.
Epistolography, perlustration, taped letter, spectrozonal visualization, ultraviolet radiation, «black cabinet», Department of Manuscripts of the Russian National Library, I.I. Shuvalov.
Documents from Russian and foreign archives to the biography of the American correspondent in pre-revolutionary Russia Stanley Washburn, I.K. Bogomolov
An attempt is made to collect information about fonds which include correspondence, memoirs, diaries and other documents related to the biography and activities of American journalist Stanley Washburn, who worked in Russia in the early twentieth century and covered the events of the Russo-Japanese War, the Russian Revolution of 1905, Russia’s participation in the First World War. The main stages of his life path are presented, as well as his interaction with the highest military and political circles in Petrograd and Stavka during his work as a front-line correspondent in 1914–1917; prospects for further research are outlined.
War correspondent, censorship, World War I, Russian State Military Historical Archive, Archive of the Foreign Policy of the Russian Empire, Archive of the Minnesota Historical Society in Minneapolis, Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts of Columbia University, Center for Oral History of Columbia University (USA), Manuscript department of the British Library, Stanley Washburn.
Cinema Atlas of the USSR: the film «Ural» (based on archival documents of the 1930s), I.A. Golovnev, E.V. Golovneva
Based on the documents stored in the State Archive of the Novosibirsk region and the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art, the stages of the creation of the educational and geographical film «Ural» (1938) – the first comprehensive film description of the region in economic and geographical terms, created as part of the implementation of a major state project – «Cinema Atlas of the USSR», implemented in the 1920s–1930s years, which combined the efforts of famous scientists and cinematographers to create a 150‑series educational film collection.
Archival Cinema, Cinema Atlas of the USSR, the Urals, State Archive of the Novosibirsk region, Russian State Archive of Literature and Art, Russian State Archive of Film and Photo Documents.
Documents of the Central State Archive of St. Petersburg on the work of the Leningrad City Prosecutor’s Office during the blockade, A.I. Rupasov
An attempt is made to estimate the volume of the source base on the work during the siege of Leningrad of the most important link of the justice system – the Leningrad City Prosecutor’s Office, the fonds of which is stored in the Central State Archive of St. Petersburg; the composition of the fonds’ documents is characterized (three main groups are identified: organizational and administrative, accounting documentation and dossiers formed by various structural units of the city prosecutor’s office and requested by them from the districts); their information potential is shown.
Leningrad City Prosecutor’s Office, information potential of documents, physical state of files, Great Patriotic War, siege of Leningrad, Central State Archive of St. Petersburg.
Yaransky district archive of the Kirov region, G.A. Sevryugina
The main events in the history of the town are outlined; the stages of formation and development of its archive over a hundred years are revealed; the main activities and achievements in the work on collection, preservation and use of documents are characterized.
Archive’s acquisitions, use of archival documents, MBU «Yaransky district archive» of the Kirov region.
«Working tirelessly every day…» Memoirs of the Kyakhtin merchant M.F. Nemchinov (1820–1860s), E.V. Komleva
The memoirs stored in the State Archive of the Republic of Buryatia, highlighting the main milestones of the biography of a representative of one of the most famous and wealthy families of Siberia, merchant of the 1st guild Mikhail Fedorovich Nemchinov, a native of the peasant environment, who climbed the social ladder into the merchant class, describing the daily life and entrepreneurial activities of this environment are fully published for the first time.
Siberian merchants, ego texts, biography, tea trade, everyday life, State Archive of the Republic of Buryatia, the Nemchinovs, M.F. Nemchinov.
«…The history of the country and the history of Man are inseparable…» Memories of work in the archives, V.A. Kolyada
The memoirs of a graduate of MGIAI, director of the Russian State Archive of Phonodocuments from 1992 to 2014, who started to work in the archival field in 1970, about his work in archival institutions and that time, written by him in April–June 2023 and stored in the author’s personal archive, are published.
Memoirs, Moscow State Institute for History and Archives, Central State Archive of the National Economy of the USSR, Scientific Research Center of Technical Documentation of the USSR, Russian State Archive of Phonodocuments.
On the significance of documents of military commissariats of the pre-war and war periods, S.D. Myakushev
Based on the materials of the I Orenburg Historical and Archival Conference named after A.V. Popov «We remember. We honor. We keep: preservation of documents of military commissariats of the period of the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945 as sources of historical memory and cultural heritage», the opinion of a specialist in the field of military history on this topic is given; the value of the information contained in archival documents of military commissariats is shown, the problems arising when accepting them for state storage are identified.
Great Patriotic War, acquisition of documents of military commissariats, I Orenburg Historical and Archival Conference named after A.V. Popov.