Vargunin Alexander( Founder Neva stationery factory built them in 1839)
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(1807 - 80), together with British subjects, John Gobbertom, later yielded its share of his partner's brother, Pavel Ivanovich Vargunin. Nevsky factory, Russia's first introduced the production of paper using the steam engine, as well as the production of surrogate straw. Starting with 430,000 pounds of annual manufacture of paper in the amount of 190,000 rubles, the factory, the day of 50 years of its existence, working on three paper machines, has reached annual production of 8 000 000 pounds worth more than 1 400 000 rubles. - Vladimir Pavlovich Vargunin (died 1888) - Ph.D. in St. Petersburg. University, managing the factory, did much to improve the life of workers, he founded a guardianship, a school for workers, hostel, Sunday schools for adults. Vargunin (since 1857) are also members of the company Uglich stationery factory (in Uglich) - one of the best Russian factories, now excrete paper. Son of Alexander Ivanovich - Nikolai Alexandrovich Vargunin (1850 - 1897), . after graduating from the University, . himself to the cause of public education among the large factory population Shlisselbourg plot, . first time with his cousin, . Vladimir,
. Thanks to him, there are technical classrooms, libraries, Nevskoye society about the structure of folk entertainment, with a reading and theater, and other educational institutions. As the vowel of the St. Petersburg City Council and St. Petersburg provincial and district assemblies Zemsky, Vargunin cared mostly about elementary schools. - See. "Proceedings of the Imperial Free Economic Society", 1897, N 5.