Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)

Иаков (Вечерков)

Work G.I. Chernyshevsky over Drawing up of «The ChurchHistorical and Statistical Description of the Saratov Diocese» (1850–1856)

Drawing up in the middle of XIX in history-statistical descriptions of dioceses across all Russia under the Synod project was the important stage in development of regional history and study of local lore. On the basis of archival materials resulted in article it is possible to track a technique of work of archpriest G.I. Chernyshevskii over drawing up of statistical research on stories of the Saratov diocese.

The Manuscript Heritage by the Bishop of Saratov and Tsaritsin Eparchy Jacob (Vecherkov) in the Russian Archives

The article gives the review of the manuscript heritage by the bishop of the Saratov and Tsaritsin eparchy Jacob (Vecherkov) which are kept in some Russian central and regional archives. The criticism of his scientific works and letters is undertaken. The future of investigations of his heritage, church, social and scientific activities is demonstrated.