Karamzin Nikolai Mikhailovich (1766-1826)

Karamzin Nikolai Mikhailovich (1766-1826)

  • Nikolay Karamzin (1766–1826)

    The collection is timed to the 250th birth anniversary of the famous Russian historian, writer, publicist Nikolay Karamzin. It includes research, essays and historical documents about the life and work of Karamzin, his own works on the history of the Russian state, as well as individual letters.

    • Biographical materials

      The section contains books, biographical essays, journal articles, archives, dissertation abstracts, which reveal different facets of activities of Nikolay Karamzin and contain biographical information about him. Of particular note is the publication on the centenary of his birth, two-volume work of the Russian historian and writer M. P. Pogodin "Nikolay Karamzin, by his writings, letters and opinion of contemporaries".
    • Works

      This section includes various editions of the "History of Russian state. Of particular interest is the first (1816-1817) and the second (1818-1829) Edition of "History…". Time of release of publications is 1 year, which shows the great interest in the work of N. M. Karamzin arising in society. Founded in the XIX century, this work has still historical significance, and eventually became a major phenomenon and even Russian fiction. We should also mention texts, notes, articles and letters of Nikolay Karamzin.
    • Commemoration

      Included in the section books, archival materials, speech devoted to the memory of Nikolay Karamzin. We can distinguish the represented in the collection of archival case of the monument Nikolay Karamzin, which was built in 1845 in Simbirsk (now Ulyanovsk). The section also includes postcards and photos with images of monuments to the writer and historiographer.
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