Poltava Region in the Field Ethnographic Research of Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi State Historical Museum (The 1960-80s)

Olena Zham
2021 Ukrainian Studies  
The article is devoted to the review of ethnographic expeditions of the Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi State Historical Museum (since 1969 – Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi State Historical and Cultural Reserve) to Poltava region in the 1960s–80s. Attention is paid to the prehistory of these expeditions. The topics, composition of participants and results of expeditions are analyzed. It is noted that the main task of these expeditions was to identify monuments of folk architecture for the Museum of Folk
more » ... ecture and Life of the Middle Dnieper, as well as to collect items of museum importance for the acquisition of ethnographic collections. The result was the museification of six monuments: a house from the village Kuntseve, Novosanzharsky district, a windmill from the village of Popivka,Khorol district, a shed from the village of Novi Petrivtsi, Myrhorod district, barns from the village of Myrhorod district, barns from the villages of Yakhnyky and Vyshneve of Lokhvytsia district. The conclusion about high efficiency of expeditionary activity of a museum in Poltava region is made. This region has become a priority of the museum's research activities. According to the scale of collection work in Poltava region, the expeditionary activity of museum workers was second only to the survey of rural settlements of Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi district of Kyiv region.
doi:10.30840/2413-7065.3(80).2021.239211 fatcat:eh7nroze5nalbio4tc3m5ukswe