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Ufa Gubernia Saratov
First posted on May 30th 2009, last revised on June 28th 2010

History and Administrative Division . The Petrine administrative reform of 1708 left Saratov within Kazan Gubernia. A larger Saratov Gubernia was established in 1780, a smaller Saratov Gubernia in 1797; in 1851 Samara Gubernia was formed from territory previously belonging to Saratov, Orenburg and Stavropol Gubernia.
Samara Gubernia bordered on Kazan and Ufa Gubernia in the north, on Orenburg Gubernia in the east, on Astrakhan Gubernia and the Ural Cossack Host in the south, on Saratov amd Simbirsk Gubernia in the west. Samara Gubernia was divided in 7 Uyezds (districts) : Bugulma, Buguruslan, Busuluk, Nikolayevsk, Novo-Ussensk, Samara and Stavropol.
Following the Russian Revolution, Samara Gubernia became part of the RSFSR.

Population . The population was 1,320,000 in 1851, 1,690,800 in 1867, 2,259,600 in 1885, 3,600,900 in 1915 (Lahmeyer). Samara Gubernia was frontier land, which in the 19th century saw significant immigration, among which featured German colonists.

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Country Profiles Current Article Samarskaya Gubernia, from Wikipedia Russian edition
Historical Articles : Governments : Samara, from EB 1911
Articles : Samara, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German, posted by Retro Bibliothek; from Meyers Grosses Konversationslexikon 1902-1909, posted by Zeno, in German; from Pierer's Universal-Lexikon 1857-1865, posted by Zeno, in German
Links General
on History
Historical Dictionaries
Timelines Google News Archive Search, search for Samara
Accounts of History Samara Oblast, from Global Security
Economy & Finances List of Match Factories in the Russian Empire, click for Samara Gubernia
Russia, from Official catalogue of the industrial department, London Exhibition 1862, GB ; search for Samara
Ethnography Article Volga Germans, from Wikipedia
The Volga Germans, a Brief History, from LHM, from Webbitt
Religion Search Gameo for Samara Oblast
Der moskausche Konsistorialbezirk, from Die evangelisch-lutherische Kirche in Russland 1914; scroll down for Propstei auf der Wiesenseite der Wolga im Gouvernement Ssamara.
History of Regions
Local History Articles Samara : History, Buzuluk, Buguruslan, Bugulma, Nikolayevsk, Novouzensk, Tolyatti, from Wikipedia
Structures, Institutions Structurae : Russia, Saratov Oblast, Samara Oblast, Orenburg, Volgograd Oblast
Others Article Stary Buyan Republic, from Wikipedia

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Russia, from Population Statistics by Jan Lahmeyer
Documents Document Collections
Historical Maps Volga and Don River Basin etc. 1882, from FEEFHS (Blackie & Sons 1882)
Southeastern Russia, from Flemming's Kriegs-Handatlas 1854 (to the Crimean War), posted by M. Witkam; has pre-1851 borders of Saratov Gubernia
Maps : Saratov (Atlas Marksa, 2nd edition 1910), posted by M. Witkam
Map of pre-revolutionary Samara Guberniya, from Wikimedia Commons
Encyclopedia Entries
General Article Samara from Pierer's Universal-Lexikon 1857-1865, posted by Zeno, in German
Articles Saratov, Busuluk, Nikolajewsk, Sergiewsk, Buguruslan, Stawropol, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German, posted by Retro Bibliothek
Articles Samara, Bugulma, Busuluk, Nikolajewsk, Stawropol (scroll down for 2)), from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1902-1909, in German, posted by Zeno
Governments : Samara, Cities : Samara, from EB 1911
Article Samara, from Nordisk Familjebok 1876-1899 (1890), from Nordisk Familjebok 1904-1926 (1916), in Swedish, from Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon 1915-1930 (1926), in Danish, posted by Project Runeberg
Geographical Articles Samara, Sergijewsk, Stawropol, Nikolajewsk, Nowj Usen, from Geografisk-Statistisk Haandbog 1858-1863, in Danish
W.H. Beable, Russian gazetteer and guide, being an account of the territorial divisions and a description of over 300 of the principal towns and cities of Russia, Finland and Siberia (1919), posted on Internet Archive; Samara p.35
Parliamentary Debates foreign Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues H.A. Munro-Butler-Johnstone, A trip up the Volga to the Fair of Nijni-Novgorod (1875), posted on Internet Archive pp.65-80 : Samara, the Koumis Cure
Govt. Samara, pp.341-345 in vol.1 of A. von Haxthausen, The Russian empire, its people, institutions and resources, 1854, GB
Institutions Archives
Musea Samara, from Museum.com
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Samara Gubernia Coat of Arms, from Vector Images; from Civic Heraldry

Bibliographies general RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
ISBN Database
on Samara
Online Libraries general Internet Archives
Gutenberg Library Online
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Online Journals full text online
General Accounts
Historical Dictionary B. Raymond, P. Duffy, Historical Dictionary of Russia, Methuan : Scarecrow 1998, KMLA Lib.Sign. R 947.8 R268h

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