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Archival legislation in the constituent entities of the Volga Federal district: state, problems and ways of development, I.G. Asfandiyarova
The results of the analysis of regulatory framework of archival institutions of the Volga Federal district and suggestions for its improvement obtained in the survey of archival institutions, covering the period of 2012–2016, are summarized in the article.
Legal and regulatory framework, organization of archives management, Volga Federal district, authorized body of executive power in the sphere of archives, state archives, municipal archives.
Interaction of archival authorities of the constituent entities of the Volga Federal district and local governments in the area of archives, M.R. Kasilova
The results of the survey of archival institutions of the Volga Federal district revealing the nature of their interaction with the local authorities and the current state of municipal archives of the district are set forth.
Archival authorities, local authorities, municipal archives, Volga Federal district.
«The problematics of my works ensued from the archives» (Work of Professor V.I. Bovykin with archival documents), N.G. Abramova
The article contains the most important judgments and recommendations of the scientist, given in his work «From the experience of archival studies» (1999).
Researcher in the archive, archival research, experience of archival research, Department of manuscripts of the Russian State Library, V.I. Bovykin.
Holy Foolishness and holy fools in the Russian Church history: aspects of research, F.G. Taratorkin
The characteristics of the opinions of Russian historians, clerics, writers, and psychiatrists about the phenomenon of the Russian holy foolishness are given.
Russian Orthodox Church, history of holy foolishness in Russia, hagiography, historiography, psychiatry.
Cyrillic editions appeared before patriarch Nikon’s reforms: from Church libraries to the collections of old believers, V.P. Bogdanov
The author reveals the ways of transition of early printed editions from the Church collections to old believers on the basis of the analysis of the marks on the books from the archives of the Scientific library of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, the cities of Perm, Tver, and Yaroslavl, and the old believer communities of the Upper Kama and the Southern Vyatka.
Early printed cyrillic, marks on the books, buying and selling, prices, old believers, clergy, interdepartmental archaeographic laboratory of the faculty of history of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Archives of the Society of amateurs of spiritual enlightenment: history and composition of documents, E.A. Kopylova
The important milestones in the history of the archives of the Society (1863–1918), formation of its archival fund in the Department of manuscripts of the Russian State Library are indicated, and the composition of the fund is characterized.
Russian Orthodox Church, Society of amateurs of spiritual enlightenment, Moscow eparchial library, spiritual education in Russia, Department of manuscripts of the Russian State Library.
Letters of Venerable Macarius of Optina to the nuns: experience of preparing for publication, S.O. Zakharchenko
The results of the search of the manuscript of the elder in the funds of the Department of manuscripts of the Russian state library are summarized.
Letters, edition, Kozelsk Vvedenskaya Optina Pustyn, Department of manuscripts of the Russian State Library, Petrozavodsk State University, St. Macarius of Optina (Ivanov).
The disciple of the Optina elders: reconstruction of the biography under archival sources, V.V. Kashirina
Life and spiritual path of the Abbess of the Spaso-Blachernae monastery Leonida (L.M. Friesel) is reconstructed under her correspondence with mentors, preserved in the Department of manuscripts of the Russian State Library.
Russian Orthodox Church, elders, Kozelsk Vvedenskaya Optina Oustyn, Spaso-Blachernae monastery, Department of manuscripts of the Russian State Library, abbess Leonida (L.M. Friesel).
Documents of RGALI on the restoration and organization of the Museum-reserve in the Trinity-Sergius Lavra (1940–1941), M.A. Gaganova
The minutes and transcripts of meetings of scientific and advisory bodies on restoration of the Zagorsk museum-reserve deposited in the fund of the Administration on arts at the SNK of the RSFSR are analyzed.
Preservation of monuments, restoration works, Trinity-Sergius Lavra, Administration on arts at the SNK of the RSFSR, Russian State Archive of Literature and Art.
Zadonskiy municipal archive of the Lipetsk region, G.N. Yanova
The main stages of the history of the town of Zadonsk from the XVII century and the municipal archives formed in 1944 and its major achievements are elucidated.
Acquisitions of the archive, use of archival documents, archival department of the administration of the Zadonskiy municipal district.
«...Judges of that mad time... were guided exclusively by class hatred...» Memories of O.N. Engelhardt, banished from the family estate in Ukraine, on her visit to Petrograd in 1922, E.V. Bronnikova
The memoirs of O.N. Engelhardt, the participant of the First World War, liberated from the German captivity, on her returning to Petersburg after the eviction by the volost’ council from the estate in the Chernigov governorate, which are stored in the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art in the fund of critic, publisher P.V. Annenkov, are published.
Red terror, memoirs, Russian State Archive of Literature and Art, O.N. Engelhardt.
Files on pension assignments to disabled veterans and families of defenders of the Motherland do not lose their value, A.O. Tapkina
The author elucidates the organization of selection and accession in the National archives of the Republic of Kalmykia of pension files with expired retention periods formed in the activity of the territorial bodies of the Pension fund of Russia in the Republic of Kalmykia.
Acquittance (pension) file, state social security, Great Patriotic war of 1941–1945, Archival department of the Government of the Republic of Kalmykia, National archives of the Republic of Kalmykia.
Documents on the personnel of the Moscow people’s militia require careful treatment, V.E. Tumanov
The question of the importance of documents on personnel not only for biographical, but also for historical research on the participation of residents of the Moscow region in the defense of the capital is brought up by the example of documents stored in the Moscow regional archival center.
Documents on personnel, Moscow people’s militia of 1941–1942, Moscow regional archival center.