Unknown memories about January 9, 1905 in St. Petersburg Cover Image

Неизвестные воспоминания о 9 января 1905 г. В Петербурге
Unknown memories about January 9, 1905 in St. Petersburg

Author(s): Andrey Albertovitch Bogdanov
Subject(s): Library operations and management, Social history, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Source Material
Published by: Издательство Исторического факультета СПбГУ
Keywords: memoirs; the Revolution 1905–1907; “Bloody Sunday”; Archeografy; Source;

Summary/Abstract: This article deals with the memories of Vladimir Stepanovich Savonko of “Bloody Sunday” January 9, 1905 in St. Petersburg. V.S. Savonko — Guards officer, who served in the early XX century as part of the 1st Life Guards Artillery Brigade. His notebooks for the period from 1899 to 1910, came in 2013 to the funds of the Department of Manuscripts of the National Library. The article describes and exterior features manuscripts, analyzes the features of the text. V.S. Savonko witnessed the events of January 9 at the Palace Square — fired into the crowd at the Alexander Garden, cavalry attacks from the Song of the bridge and other events of the day. Importantly, the memories Savonko are unique in that they were written by a military man, but not a direct participant in the events, but only their witness. In an annex to the text of the article write V.S. Savonko on 9 January 1905.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 24
  • Page Range: 58-64
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Russian