The Archive of The Foundation for the Culture and Heritage of Polish Armenians contains a collection of documents from the final twenty-five years of the eighteenth century and from the first half of the nineteenth century that amounts to almost 350 folios. It comes from Podole when that region formed a part of the Russian partition; the collections of Feliks Barczewski, a border judge and landowner, are its most likely provenance. It is already known that the collection includes correspondence, materials concerning estates, such as those at Raszków, Łopatyńce, and Olszanka Wołoska (including an inventory of that village from 1801), extracts from the records of castle courts in the Bracław voivodship, court documents from, for example, Winnica and Kamieniec Podolski, and records of matters concerning the chapter and churches in the latter place. For the most part these archival materials are written in Polish; some, though, are in Russian. The reference numbers of the documents indicate that the collection probably constitutes a portion of an earlier private (or other) archive. This year, the Foundation has subjected the entire collection to conservation measures that will soon enable it to be incorporated into the ZoSIA integrated archive information system so that the list of documents, and digital copies of them, can be accessed at Search the Archives (Szukaj w Archiwach):

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