Вспомогательные исторические дисциплины
The volume incklude the results of studying different sources of written, artistic and material heritage of 6-20th cc.
The article describe the amount and the archive fate of “Porubezhbye Acty” collection in the Research Archives in St. Petersburg Institute for History. The collection is the remains of “the archives of the Ambassador Department,, Novgorod Goverbor’s Chamber, 17th century. The collection includes documents connected with the bordercrossing of 17th century embassies, with making the guarded borderline in 1629-1630, with foreign military recruiting in 1630s, with the conversations on the repatriation of prisoners and deserters. In 18th century the archives was discovered and taken to the Academy of Sciences but then it was forgotten and rediscovered only in 20th century