The exhibition “Alexander I and Russian society of the first quarter of the 19th century”. Its opening was timed to the all-Russian scientific conference “Alexander I. The tragedy of the reformer: people and the destiny of the reforms, the reforms and the destiny of people”. More than fifty original documents from the archival collection are represented at this exhibition. Autographic letters by Napoleon I, M.I. Kutuzov, M.B. Barklai-de-Tolli, A.A. Arakcheev, M.M. Speranskii, N.N. Novosiltsev, M.N. Muraviov, G.R. Derzhavin and D.V. Davydov are among the exhibits. The visitors may also get acquaintance with the documents on the life of Alexander I and on the reforms and activities of governmental bodies.
The exhibition has been prepared by responsible archivist of the Russian section, research fellow Julia Fomina and research fellow, Cand. of Sc. in History Maria Proskuryakova with the aid from research fellow Cand. of Sc. in History Yekaterina Nosova and restorer Yelena Pakhalova.
The exhibition will be opened until October 9, 2015.