Update from Russian archives -Orlovskaya oblast’

Funds for restoration of valuable documents were allocated for development of Russian archives in Orlovskaya oblast’ (town Oryol).

Within 5 years the users of Orlovskaya oblast’ archives will be able to use improved/upgraded archives.  There are plans to create a fund of unique documents and valuable things, restore at least twenty historical documents and letters from XVII-XVIII centuries with a footage of more than 100 meters. According to experts, they are in poor physical condition.

In addition, the funds were allocated for the purchase of special boxes for storing of documents and digitization/online transfer of the most used in genealogical research funds – “reviski skazki” – National Population Census for 1762-1811 years.

Happy searching.

http://www.rg.ru/2012/11/29/reg-cfo/gramoty-anons.html

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