В.И. Колосов и историческая память населения Тверской губернии
The author contends that the formation of historical memory of the inhabitants of the province was considerably influenced by the works of local historians. The creativity of a Tver historian V. I. Kolosov (1854–1919) and the analysis of historiography processes are briefly reviewed in the paper and it allows to determine the purpose of the historian and his historical writing type. The author believes that Kolosov’s creativity is a socially oriented practice of historical writing.