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Safronova, Nina Mikhaylovna, (1923-1962), a librarian

Subject / Archives. Libraries./Personnel

Nina Mikhaylovna SAFRONOVA (1923, Luga Town – 2006, Gatchina Town), librarian. In 1955 she graduated from Leningrad State Library Institute named after N. K. Krupskaya. From 1954 to 1982 she was director of Gatchina Central Town Library named after A.I. Kuprin. The library was named after the writer in 1959 on the initiative of N. M. Safronova. She made a great contribution in the construction of the new building for the library in 1973 and insured the successful introduction of the advanced method of library services – open access to library funds. This led to the library being awarded with the diploma of RSFSR Ministry of Culture as “The best RSFSR library” in 1958. In 1969 N. M. Safronova was awarded with the title of Honoured Cultural Worker of RSFSR. At various times she was elected as deputy of of Town and Oblast Soviets of People’s Deputees. N. M. Safronova was buried at Gatchina Town cemetery.

Blyudova, Lyudmila Konstantinovna

Safronova, Nina Mikhaylovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Luga District/Luga Town

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