IVANOV Ivan Prokofievich( Honored Worker of Culture of the RSFSR, director of the regional library.)
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Biography IVANOV Ivan Prokofievich
(26.I.1904, der. Agarkova Pochinkovskogo district of Smolensk region. - 1.HI.1987, Smolensk). After nine Beloholmskoy Labor School (1919) was aimed at six-month courses in library Smolensk. In 1920-26 he. charge Peresnyanskoy Pochinkovskogo Rural Library District. Among the readers of his library was a young. Twardowski, good relations with whom I. preserved for a lifetime. In 1926-28. served in the Red Army, when the service is in charge of the same library. In 1930. was transferred to the Smolensk Regional Library. VI. Lenin, in 1931. appointed its director. In 1936, Mr.. graduated from Department of Language and Literature of the Smolensk Pedagogical Institute of the evening. At the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, on the initiative and. part of the library was evacuated. From July 1941 to 1945. And. the front. Since February 1946. again takes the position of Director of the Regional Library. Much effort invested in the restoration and organization of the library as a major cultural center of the field. Director worked until July 1973. Awarded the Order of Labor Red Banner, the military and labor medals.