Mikhail Muravyov (1796–1866)
A collection is dedicated to the life, military, civil and community services, and a scientific work of an outstanding Russian imperial statesman, a senator, a minister, an academic, a founding member of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, General of Infantry, count Mikhail Nikolayevich Muravyov-Vilensky. A setup of this collection coincides with two related to mister Muravyov commemorative dates at once − the 220th anniversary of his birth and the 150 years from his death − a memory of that reputable citizen is widely honored for the first time during a hundred years in 2016.
The collection includes digital copies of rare and inaccessible books about count M. N. Muravyov, the reproductions of unpublished documents relating to all the major periods of his life: the military-pedagogical initiatives of his early youth years, a participation in military campaigns during 1812-1814, the Governor’s appointments (Grodno, Kursk, Mogilev) and a service on the ministerial positions, the organization of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, a contribution into a development of the bills of the epoch of great reforms, a restoration of public order after putting down the uprisings in the North-West of the Empire.
The collection included 199 documents.
The sources for the collection are courtesy of the State Archive of the Russian Federation, the Russian State Historical Archive, the Moscow Regional State Scientific Library named after N. K. Krupskaya, the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, the Russian State Library, the Tyumen Regional Scientific Library, the Saratov State University named after N. G. Chernyshevsky, and the Tambov Oblast Universal Scientific Library.