Olga Kachina began publishing a series of articles “Getting Acquainted with the Collections of the Museum-Archive”

2021-06-05

Olga Kachina, Californian historian-researcher, began publishing a series of articles under the general title: “Getting Acquainted with the Collections of the Museum-Archive” in the newspaper “Russian Life.”
The first article reconstructs the history of the founding of the Scout organization – “Bonfire Brothers “ – in Harbin, China, in 1925. Materials for the article were used from the collection of Vladimir Petrovich Heiskanen of the Museum-Archive of Russian Culture in San Francisco.

Ольга Александровна Качина. Знакомясь с коллекциями Музея-архива. «Костровые Братья» Владимира Петровича Хейсканена
// Русская жизнь. Сан-Франциско, 29 мая, 5 июня 2021.

Key words: : YMCA, Harbin, “Bonfire Brothers, “ V.P.Heiskanen, Boris Butkevich (Boris Beta)