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Two females, ten last names

Did you ever thought how difficult it is to search for the female relatives? Here is an example.  Our colleague has recently gave the presentation on his experience tracing the artwork provenance of several portraits by Mikhail Verboff (1896-1996).  Look at the attached picture. Two sisters (lower right corner). One have four last names from […]

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March Archive Roundup

Just returned from Crimea archives. Simferopol and Kertch.  Catching small pieces of puzzles here and there, with some successes. Archives are not computerized, but the people there is friendly and helpful. They are currently digitizing the Crimea 1921 census sheets, look for them to be digitally available in a few months from now. Seen the […]

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We have obtained the old book describing the basic concepts of record-keeping and clerical work 155 years ago. Some things do change, some stay the same. Enjoy. Bibliography quote: Вельдбрехт, Валериан Никитич. Общие основания русского делопроизводства с приложением основных его форм / Соч. В. Вельдбрехта. – Санкт-Петербург : тип. Я. Трея, 1854. – 120, II […]

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Second Genealogy book published

RusGenProject have just released the companion book on Pavchinsky (Pawczynski) genealogy, the collection of historical archive materials. Nine generations of the family from Poland to Ukraine to Siberia to China to USSR. 190 pages of full color archive documents in English, French and Russian detailing the family history. Pavchinsky Genealogy ISBN 978-0984422722 : read at […]

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