Maps
(1798 - 1900)

Admiralty Forest Dept. (up to 1802)
Atlas of plans for Tver province. Overview list.
Russian title: Атлас планам Тверской губернии. Сводный лист.
Date: 1798
Location: Petersburg, Russian State Historical Archive (RGIA), Class 380, inventory 32, file 54.

Atlas of plans for Tver province. Forest parcel in Kaliazinsky uezd. Plan from the previous atlas.
Russian title: Атлас планам Тверской губернии. Лесная дача в Калязинском уезде (план и статистика).
Date: 1798
Location: Petersburg, Russian State Historical Archive (RGIA), Class 380, inventory 32, file 54. p. 6.

Ministry of State Property. (after 1837)
Forest plan of the Crown estate Kovaliovshizna. Printed.
Russian title: Лесохозяйственный план казенного имения Ковалевщизна.
Date: 1841.
Location: Location: Petersburg, Russian State Historical Archive (RGIA), Class 387, inventory 1, file 499.
Standard forest plan prepared by Forest Dept. of Ministry of State Property. Plan was sent to all forestries over the country together with the printed sample of forest statistics and instructions (see documents 1, 2, 3).

A Map to Revise State of Forests and Forestry in Russia.
Russian title: Карта для обозрения лесов и лесной промышленности в России.
Date: 1849
Location: Russian State Library
Considered to be the first printed forest map of the European Russia. Compiled by Forest Department of the Ministry of State Property. This map is the most known result of a series of efforts on forest cartography and statistics of Forest Dept. (see previous map and documents related to it). The map is reproduced from Russian language article of M. Tsvetkov (First Forest Map of European Russia. Minutes of Forest Institute, Moscow, 1950), [Russian: Первая карта лесов Европейской России и некоторые рукописные карты лесов. Труды института леса. 5, 1950].

Atlas of Forest Statistics by M. Karyshev. St.Petersburg, 1885. 18 maps.
Russian title: Атлас по лесной статистике.
Date: 1885.
Location: published versions may be found in Map Departments of main libraries such as Russian State Library (former Lenin Library) in Moscow, and, probably, in Russian National Library (former Saltykov-Shedrin Library) in Petersburg, Library of Academy of Sciences in Petersburg and others.
Shows official data of the Ministry of State Property on the distribution of forests in European Russia, state, common and private forests, taxation, prices etc.