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Romanov B.A., (1889-1957), historian

ROMANOV Boris Alexandrovich (1889, St. Petersburg - 1957, Leningrad), historian, PhD degree in history (1941). After graduating from the faculty of history and philology of the University of St

Rovinsky D.A. (1824-1895), art historian

ROVINSKY Dmitry Alexandrovich (1824-1895), lawyer, archaeograph, art historian and collector, Associate (1881) and Honorary Fellow of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1883), Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Arts (1870)

Rozhdestvensky D.S., (1876-1940), physicist

ROZHDESTVENSKY Dmitry Sergeevich (1876, St. Petersburg - 1940, Leningrad), physicist, member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1929). The husband of O.A. Dobiash-Rozhdestvenskaya. In 1900, he graduated from the University of St

Rubin, Central Design Office of Naval Equipment of the Russian Agency for Shipbuilding

RUBIN, Central Design Office for Naval Equipment of the Russian Shipbuilding Agency, located at 90 Marata Street, was established in 1900-02 by professional naval architect I. G. Bubnov

Rumyantsev Museum

RUMYANTSEV MUSEUM was opened on 28 May, 1831 in the house of Count N. P. Rumyantsev (44 Angliiskaya Embankment; see Rumyantsev House) transferred to the treasury in 1828 together with its collections and the library (over 30,000 volumes)

Russian Academy

RUSSIAN ACADEMY, a research centre for studying Russian language, literature and history. It was established in St. Petersburg in 1783. It specialized in compiling concise and specialised dictionaries

Russian Academy of Sciences

RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, the highest scientific institution in Russia. It was founded in St. Petersburg after Emperor Peter the Great's project for the academy was approved by the Senate on 28 January 1724

Russian Botanical Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences

RUSSIAN BOTANICAL SOCIETY of the Russian Academy of Sciences, situated at 2 Professora Popova Street. It was founded in Petrograd in December 1915 at a congress of representatives of botanical institutions from various Russian cities

Russian Entomological Society

RUSSIAN ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY, situated at 1 Universitetskaya Embankment. It was founded in 1859 by members of the Zoological Museum and St. Petersburg's amateur entomologists

Russian Ethnographical Museum

RUSSIAN ETHNOGRAPHICAL MUSEUM, at 4а Inzhenernaya Street, was established in 1902 as the Ethnographical Department of the Russian Museum. The museum was opened in 1923. It became independent in 1934 as the State Museum of Ethnography

Russian Genealogical Society

RUSSIAN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, founded in 1897 on the initiative of Prince A. B. Lobanov-Rostovsky in order to study the history of noble families, as well as conduct research in heraldry, ancient institutions and their legal documents

Russian Geographical Society

RUSSIAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, situated at 10 Grivtsova Lane. It was founded in 1845 on the initiative of Admiral F. P. Litke, Member of the Academy K. M. Ber, Admiral Baron F. P. Wrangel, and a number of other scientists

Russian Historical Archive

RUSSIAN HISTORICAL ARCHIVE, STATE (RSHA) (4 Angliiskaya Embankment) was founded in 1925 as the Leningrad Historical Archive. In 1929-34, it became Leningrad Department of the Central Historical Archive

Russian Historical Society

RUSSIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, fully named the Imperial Russian Historical Society, a scientific society founded in 1866 for collecting, processing, and publishing documents on the history of Russia from government and private archives

Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of

RUSSIAN LITERATURE of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of, located at Pushkin House at 4 Makarova Embankment. It is an institution for literary research and study

Russian Military Historical Society

RUSSIAN MILITARY HISTORICAL SOCIETY fully named the Imperial Russian Military Historical Society, a military science society founded in 1907 for studying the military history of Russia

Russian Museum, State

RUSSIAN MUSEUM, State was founded on 13 April 1895 by the decree of Emperor Nicholas II as the Russian Museum of Emperor Alexander III with the purpose of gathering the collections of Russian art

Russian National Library

RUSSIAN NATIONAL LIBRARY (RNB) (18 Sadovaya Street), the oldest state general public library of the country, a research centre in the field of bibliology, bibliography and library science

Russian Navy Archive

RUSSIAN NAVY ARCHIVE, STATE (RSNA) (36 Millionnaya Street) was founded in 1724 for the Admiralty Collegium, and from 1827 it was a part of the Sea Ministry. From August 1917, it was the Central Archive of Fleet and Sea Office

Russian Physics and Chemistry Society

RUSSIAN PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY SOCIETY (RFKhO) is one of the oldest scientific societies in Russia. The society was established in 1878 through the union of the Russian Chemical Society (established in 1868) and the Russian Physics Society

Russian Technical Society

RUSSIAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY, the leading scientific and technical society of Russia founded in St. Petersburg in 1866 in order to contribute to the development of domestic technology and industry

Rykachev M.A., (1840/41-1919), meteorologist

RYKACHEV Mikhail Alexandrovich (1840-1919, Petrograd), meteorologist, member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1896, a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 1917), lieutenant general (1904)

S. M. Kirov Museum

S. M. KIROV MUSEUM (26-28 Kamennoostrovsky Avenue), memorial museum, a branch of the State Museum of St. Petersburg History. It was founded in 1938 by the resolution of the Leningrad City and Regional Party committee of the All-Union Communist Party

Saint Petersburg Literature and Arts Archives

SAINT PETERSBURG LITERATURE AND ARTS ARCHIVES, Central State (TsGALI SPb) (34 Shpalernaya Street), formed in 1969 on the base of the Central State Archives of the October Revolution of Leningrad

Saitov V. I., (1849-1938),bibliographer, literature historian, author of the Peterburgsky Nekropol j

SAITOV Vladimir Ivanovich (1849, St. Petersburg -1938, Leningrad), historian of Russian literature, bibliographer, corresponding member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1906)

Samoylov Memorial Museum Apartment

SAMOYLOV MEMORIAL MUSEUM APARTMENT (8 Stremyannaya Street) is a branch of the Museum of Theatre and Music Art. It was opened in 1994. The museum is dedicated to the history of the actor dynasty of the Samoylovs

Schilling P.L., (1786-1837), physicist and orientalist

SCHILLING Pavel Lvovich (1786-1837, St. Petersburg), an electrical engineer and orientalist, corresponding member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences in Oriental Literature and Antiquities from 1827

Schliemann H., (1822-1890), Archaeologist

SCHLIEMANN Heinrich (1822-1890), German and Russian businessman and amateur archaeologist. In January 1846, he arrived in St. Petersburg as a representative of a Dutch company

Scientific and Technical Archives of St. Petersburg

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ARCHIVES OF SAINT PETERSBURG, Central State Scientific and Technical Archives situated at 33 Fifth Sovetskaya Street. They were founded in 1972 based on the scientific and technical department of the Leningrad State Archives

Scientific Society of Historians and Archivists

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS AND ARCHIVISTS, St. Petersburg, situated at 4 Angliiskaya Embankment. Founded in 1995, the society is included in the Russian Society of Historians and Archive Keepers as a regional organisation. President L. E