Vasily Grachev( Historian, ethnographer, museum employee.)
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Biography Vasily Grachev
(1865, Smolensk - 1932, Smolensk)
Professional history education had, but still learning in real school, became fascinated by history and gatherers, met S.P. Pisarev and became a member of its historical and archaeological museum. G. - One active local historians, the prolific author of books and articles on the history of the province of Smolensk and. He owns two works of the Smolensk fortress wall and the heroic defense of the city in 1609-11 gg., . Book Smolensk and its province in 1812 ", . "Memorable days of the centennial of World War II in Smolensk", . brochure "Serfdom and the liberation of the peasants from serfdom (Smolensk gentry in the liberation of the peasants),
. To guide more valuable is the "Illustrated Guide to Smolensk (1908). It contains extensive, carefully scrutinized the attention of the streets and squares of cities, buildings and educational institutions, etc.. He published "Letters of a French officer from Smolensk in 1812, many articles in periodicals. Participated in the Smolensk archives scientific committee, in Soviet times - in the preservation of archives and historical and cultural monuments. In the department of written sources of the State Historical Museum (Moscow) is stored Fund VI Grachev.
Lit.: Buda DI. Historians Smolensk HYIII-twentieth centuries. - Smolensk, 1993.