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Vsia Rossiia - "All Russia" Business Directory

1895, 1899, 1903, 1911
Berdichev, Zhitomir, Tiraspol, Slonim and Volkovysk Uyezds

Data compiled by Jane Rollins

This database consists of extracts from Russian business directories, various editions of Vsia Rossiia for 1895, 1899, 1903 and 1911:

  • Berdichev district (Kiev gubernia, now Ukraine): 1063 entries
  • Zhitomir district (Volhynia gubernia, now Ukraine): 840 entries
  • Slonim district (Grodno gubernia, now Belarus): 794 entries
  • Volkovysk district (Grodno gubernia, now Belarus): 132 entries
  • Tiraspol district (Kherson gubernia, now Moldova): 266 entries

The fields provided for each listing are:

  • Surname
  • Given Name - First Name and Patronymic (when included). Patronymics were often abbreviated.
  • Occupation (category of business as listed in directory)
  • Year - the year of the published directory
  • Town
  • District (uyezd)
  • Gubernia

Additional data which is not in database, but can be found in the original business directory includes the business address - either street name or building owner's name; town officials; and a general introductory section on population, industry, etc. for each town.

This data was transcribed by Jane Rollins at the UCLA University Research Library, Microforms Room.

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