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Kovalenko, T. V., & Petrenko , V. Y. (2019). Unpublished. Personal Funds of Theatrical Artists in the State Archives of the Krasnodar Region. Heritage of Centuries, (1), 14-32. Retrieved from http://heritage-magazine.com/index.php/HC/article/view/3
The Year of Theater in Russia

Unpublished. Personal Funds of Theatrical Artists in the State Archives of the Krasnodar Region

  • © Kovalenko Timofey V. Cand. Sci. (Theory and History of Culture), Deputy Director, Southern Branch of the Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage

  • © Petrenko Vitali Yu. Leading Expert, Department of Scientific Reference Apparatus State Archives of the Krasnodar Region


The author describes the history of the acquisition of the fund P-1609 “Personal Funds of Workers of Theaters of Kuban”, stored in the State Archives of Krasnodar Region. The documents of thefund have historical, scientific and cultural value as the most interesting sources on the history of the artistic life of the region. At present, the fund contains 418 storage unitsin 11 inventories, covering the period from 1912 to 2012, 100 years of theatrical history of the Krasnodar Region. For the first time biographies of prominent theatrical figures are published: Lidiya V. Vorobyova, Elena M. Afanasyeva, Elena V. Shulpina, Vitaliy S. Smirnov; The main biographical information and creative achievements of Mikhail A. Kulikovsky, Martyn Kh. Lusinyan, Evgeniya M. Belousova, Sergey S. Mikhalev, Valentina K. Simirnova, Valentina I. Ptushenko, Mikhail V. Nagli are systematized. Introduction to the scientific circulation of documents related to their life and creative activity contributes to the reconstruction of the history of the artistic life of the region, reveals it in its entirety and contradiction.

Keywords: theatrical life, Krasnodar Region, State Archive of the Krasnodar Territory, personal fund, Lidiya V. Vorobyova, Elena M. Afanasyeva, Evgeniya M. Belousova, Martyn Kh. Lusinyan, Sergey S. Mikhalev, Elena V. Shulpina, Mikhail A. Kulikovsky, Vitaliy S. Smirnov, Valentina K. Smirnova, Valentina I. Ptushenko, Mikhail V. Nagli.