THE ODESSA REGION:
SOME INFORMATION ON WHERE TO FIND WHAT
The following is from the State Archives of the Odessa Region:
The economic life of Odessa and former Kherson Guberniya is reflected
in the documents of various financial institutions such as:Odessa Uyezd
Treasure (F. 32, 1827-1920), Excise Office in Kherson Guberniya (F. 33, 1879-
1919), Zemsky Bank of Kherson Guberniya (F. 249, 1865-1919), Bessarabsko-
Tavricheskij Land Bank (F. 305, 1872-1920), Tax Inspectors in Odessa (F. 7, 1886-1919), private banks of Samuil Barbash, Ashkenazi and others. These funds include financial documentation, business correspondence, revision registers of population, merchant certificates, information about their properties, warrants, notary acts, information about export-import operations through theOdessa port, descriptions of enterprises, works and factories, contracts of sale, gifts, and bartering etc.
Very informative are such funds as: Upper-level Courses for Women, St. Paul Secondary School at the Evangelic-Lutheran Church in Odesssa, Odessa Jewish School Tamud-Torah, Odessa 6-grade Commercial School by Efrussi, Odessa Craft School of “Trud” Odessa 8-grade Commercial School of G.F.Faig, Odessa Polytechnic Courses of I.Hoin Private dental schools of I.Margolin, I.Redals, Ravinskij and Trop, other numerous state and private schools and gimnaziums.
Funds of Soviet Educational institutions such as the Institute of People Education, Odessa University, Odessa German Pedagogical Institute, Polytechnical Institute, Stalin Jewish Agricultural Institute in Odessa, Jewish Agricultural Institute in Novo-Poltavka, Odessa Jewish Pedagogical College, Odessa Jewish College for Precision Mechanics (Trust of “Ukrainian Film”), schools, courses for workers and other ones contain management records, lists of teachers and students, progress-sheets, results of examinations, diploma works, personal files.
The archives of the former Odessa Oblast Communist Party and Komsomol members were put in the Odessa Archives in 1992 with 4726 funds for 1902-1992.