GITOVICH Nina Ilinichna( The elder sister of the famous poet and translator, AI Gitovicha by well-known 'chronicles the life and creativity AP Chekhov ')
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Biography GITOVICH Nina Ilinichna
(14.II.1903, Smolensk - 1994, Moscow)
Born in the family sawmill factory manager. Studied at the Smolensk Maria girls' high school. The last class finishing seventh in the already transformed from her Soviet school. While still in school, started working in the library of the newly established University of Smolensk. In 1920, Mr.. entered the Moscow University on the natural history department of Physics and Mathematics (finished 3 courses). Since 1925. started working at the museum A.P. Chekhov, later reorganized in the Literary Museum of the Public Library of the USSR. VI. Lenin. To a large extent thanks to the enthusiasm Mr.. established a library of this museum. In 1931-41 he. worked as head of the Cabinet of the Institute of Red Professors, senior bibliographer of the Cabinet works at Gorky Institute of World Literature. п-.п°. Gorky. During the Great Patriotic War, was evacuated first in Bashkortostan, then to Tashkent. Returning to Moscow, began work in kachstve freelance editor and organizer beginning editions complete works of Chekhov in 20 volumes (1944-1951 gg.). In this edition, she has produced two volumes of Chekhov's letters, in five volumes was the editor of. G. is the author of the widely known 'chronicles the life and work A.P. Chekhov '(Moscow, 1956). Most of the publications in the famous Chekhovian 'literary heritage' belongs to G. She participated in all four editions of the collection 'Chekhov in the memoirs of contemporaries' (1947-1960 gg.). Written by her and many other studies and articles on Chekhov and his entourage. By definition, the scientists, 'she was the personification of knowledge about Chekhov and selfless, unconditional love for him' (A. Chudakov).
Lit.: Chukovskij K. Chekhov. - M., 1967; Trofimov and. Writers Smolensk. - M., 1973; Chudakov A. Nina Ilinichna Gitovich. Chehoviana. Chekhov and Silver Age. - M., 1996.