The works of A. F. Pisemsky in the libraries of Siberia and the Far East in the pre-revolutionary period


Timofeeva Iuliia Viktorovna

senior researcher
State public scientific-technological library of the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPSTL SB RAS)

Timofeev V. Yu. The works of A. F. Pisemsky in the libraries of Siberia and the Far East in the pre-revolutionary period Library collections play an important role in preserving the cultural heritage of the country. Therefore, their study is an important area of modern research. A valuable historical source are the directories of the pre-revolutionary library that allows you to fully reconstruct their funds. This work is devoted to the identification of the works of A. F. Pisemsky in the libraries of Siberia and the Far East in the pre-revolutionary period. For the first time calculated quantitative indices of titles and copies of books with the works of A. F. Pisemsky. Viewing a few dozen directories showed the ubiquitous presence of his works in the Siberian and far Eastern libraries in the pre-revolutionary period. In them were represented all the known works of this author. Often located in the cities of the region – public and belonged to various societies – had "the Works", "works" and "Complete works" A. F. Pisemsky, 8, 12, 20, 24 volumes. Accordingly, many libraries had two or three dozen volumes the works of the writer, and some fifty or more. All the books available in the libraries of the region, was released by Metropolitan publishers – Petersburg and Moscow, including A. F. Marx, M. O. wolf, F. T. Starovskogo etc. Among them were many lifetime editions of the writer. The presence of the works of A. F. Pisemsky, as well as other popular pre-revolutionary period, as well as capital publications in the libraries of the region indicates the presence of cultural ties a distant province with the center of the country.