«…I determined my profession consciously…». Diary of archivist V.V. Tsaplin. July 16, 1952 – not earlier than January 8, 1955 (to the 95th anniversary).
The first publication of the diary of the World War II veteran, the graduate of the MGIAI, who became later prominent archivist and researcher, Director of the Central State Archive of the National Economy USSR, member of the Board of Glavarkhiv of the USSR V.V. Tsaplin about the initial period of his work in the archival service in the context of social-political events of the years 1952–1955.