All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural

All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments

 

a voluntary, mass public organization.

The All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments consists of individual and group members (enterprises, institutions, organizations, educational institutions, and the like). The society’s statute was adopted at its founding congress in 1966. The society has branches in autonomous republics, krais, oblasts, and cities of the RSFSR. It is composed of sections for architecture, fine arts and folk art, and historical monuments, among others. There are about 6 million individual members (1971). The society’s tasks are to work with state bodies in preserving monuments and to use the monuments in the cause of the communist education of the people.

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