From October 8 to October 20, 2023, Deputy Director of Public Relations A.T. Abdulina was on an archaeographic trip to Moscow (Russian Federation) as part of the project “Historical traditions of Kazakh statehood and problems of preserving national identity.”
Purpose of the trip: conducting archaeographic research, identifying and photocopying archival materials on the project topic in the Russian State Archive of Ancient Acts (RGADA), Russian State Archive of Economics (RGEA), Russian State Archive of Literature and Art (RGALI), Russian State Library.
The set goals and objectives of the trip to identify and photocopy archival documents for inclusion in the archival fund of the Institute of History and Ethnology named after. Sh.Sh. Ualikhanov were completed in full. Obtained by photographing 1079 frames of archival documents and materials from book publications and dissertations.
F. 11 was studied in the Russian State Archive of Ancient Acts. R. 1. Class XI. Correspondence of various persons of the 17th-19th centuries. – (collection) of the State Archive of the Russian Empire, in which documents were copied that characterize the state of the Orenburg region in the first half of the 19th century. (D. 1206), the relationship of Shergazy Khan (1767 – August 29, 1845) – the last khan of the Junior Zhuz officially recognized by the Russian throne (1812-1824) with the rulers of Khiva (D. 1208), about the uprising of Khan Kenesary Kasymov (D. 1217) .
In F. 122. Kyrgyz-Kaisak affairs (R. 1) there are documents about a note from the Kyrgyz-Kaisak prince Urazmamet to Tsar Fyodor Ioannovich with gratitude dated 1594 (D. 1). D. 2 covers the arrival of Ambassador Kulmagambet from the Kirghiz-Kaisak horde to Tsar Fyodor Ioannovich from Tsar Taukel with a request to accept him into Russian citizenship in 1595. Case 3 about the arrival of two envoys to Tobolsk to the Siberian governor M. Gagarin was also copied. from the Kirghiz-Kaisak Horde with a petition dated 1416. The documents are written in Old Church Slavonic, are difficult to read, the microfilms are quite old and the condition of the documents themselves is also poor.
In the collection F.A. Bühler (F. 186) – Russian jurist and diplomat, head of the Moscow Main Archive, contains manuscripts of his works “Kyrgyz-Kaisaks of the Inner (Bukev) Horde” with the application of the Kyrgyz legalization of Sharia (C. 99), “Steppe Letters”, dedicated to his trip to Astrakhan (C. 92), written in the 1840s. The Büller collection also contains articles and notes by other persons: Karl Fuchs “Stay in Kazan of the Kyrgyz Khan Dzhean-Gir” (C. 158. 1826), unknown authors – “Khan of the Internal Kyrgyz-Kaisak Horde in Kazan (in January 1844 .)” (C. 160. 1844-1847), “On legal proceedings in the affairs of the Kirghiz of the Inner Horde among themselves and on internal governance.” These are very valuable documents that reveal in detail the history of the Bukeev Horde, its structure, natural and climatic conditions, bute and customs of the Kazakhs, etc.
In the collection of F.F. Mizurin (F. 196) copied file 1634 “Description of the Middle Horde of the Kyrgyz-Kaisaks. Kyrgyz-Kaysak or steppe man. Lost Kazak”, dating back to the 18th-19th centuries. This is also a manuscript of historical and ethnological content, as it contains the author’s interpretation of the origin of the Kyrgyz-Kaisaks (Kazakhs), characteristics of the tribal composition, information about individual Kazakh khans – Abulkhair, Ablai, etc. There are descriptions of the economy, traditions, customs of the Kazakhs, etc.
In the Russian State Archive of Economics, documents on the activities of the Central Asian branch of the Joint Stock Construction Company “Standard”, which in the 1920s was engaged in construction work in the cities of Chimkent and Aulie-Ata (now Taraz), were studied and partially copied. In F. 8022, case 26 aroused interest, in which there is information about the living conditions of workers in the RSFSR in 1933, which can be used for comparative analysis when considering these issues in the cities of Kazakhstan. Extracts were made from C. 199 “Materials and correspondence on the consideration and approval of urban planning and development projects” (F. 9432. R. 1.) for the General Project of Almaty, developed by the 1st Architectural and Planning Workshop of the People’s Commissariat of Communal Services (NKKH) of the RSFSR in 1936 and approved by the Council of Commissioners of the KazSSR in 1937, etc.
The Russian State Archive of Literature and Art partially copied the report of the architect M. M. Mendikulov: “Design practice and some issues of the creative orientation of Soviet architecture in Kazakhstan” in file 1064 of F. 674 “Union of Architects of the USSR” (R. 3). In F. 962 “Committee for Arts Affairs under the Council of Ministers of the USSR” for 1936-1953 (R. 3) files 220, 239, 5987 are copied, which characterize the development of theatrical art in Kazakhstan in the late 1940s.
In the Russian State Library, Russian publications of recent years (books, dissertation abstracts, dissertations) concerning the history of cities in Kazakhstan and everyday life in them, etc. were copied (photographed). The work will be continued during subsequent scientific trips.