Historian and archivist by God’s grace

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Kopylova O.N.,

Moscow, Russian Federation

Historian and archivist by God’s grace


The article is devoted to scientific, archvistics and study of local lore activity of head of archives of USSR state and public figures personal fund and State Archive of Russian Federation N.S. Zelov. He works in archive business more than fifty years. He works in public space – in Russian society of historians-archivists (ROIA). In article is information about his little homeland – Vesyegonsk city in Tver region.


State archive of Russian Federation (GARF), Russian society of historians-archivists (ROIA), Vesyegonsk city, N.S. Zelov.

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About the author

Kopylova Olga Nikolaevna, State Archive of Russian Federation, head of department, honored worker of culture, president of primary historic and archival organization in the State Archive of Russian Federation. Moscow, Russian Federation, 8-495-580-87-40, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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