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The museum of History of Sumy National Agrarian University was opened on the 15-th of May in 2007 on the occasion of the 30-th anniversary of Sumy National Agrarian University.

From the very beginning of its foundation and to December 2014 the head of the museum was Vasylenko Galyna Petrivna. Since 2015 the head of the museum is Tsyhanok Mykola Grygorovych.

The  historical documents, that trace the development of the institution of Sumy branch of Kharkiv Agricultural Institute to Sumy National Agrarian University (Bills of the President of Ukraine, resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Acts of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR) are represented at the exhibitions.


Everyone can see the beginning of constructive works of academic buildings, hostels, sports complex and a stadium; turn over the album pages of graduate-students of different years,  see the photos of young teachers.

All materials in the Museum are located according to the topics: "Our university - with our hands", "Knowledge is power", "The future is with science," "For You, Motherland," " A healthy mind in a healthy body," "We are 30 years old", "Our talents are for people" and others.

Here you can see paintings and gifts from graduates of different years, embroidery, done by our staff, monographs of our scientists, inventors' certificates and diplomas for achievements in agriculture.

There are souvenirs and gifts from agricultural universities and institutions, congratulatory letters, telegrams and diplomas on the 30th anniversary of Sumy National Agrarian University from different countries: Poland, Georgia, Germany, China, Indonesia; thematic albums: "Our guests", "Our travels", "Our past ", "On the 30-th anniversary of Sumy National Agrarian University; newspapers, printed university brochures of different years, sports cups, pennants, diplomas and medals.


There is a stillage devoted to soldiers-internationalists, who were the students of Sumy National Agrarian University, and a stillage that displays events of summer 2004 when students, teachers, residents of Sumy stopped joining of three universities. This protest is known in the history as the "tent revolution", "Students Revolution", "Revolution on the grass". Many researchers call this event as a prologue to the historic Orange Revolution.

Is the museum there are exhibits, which were presented by abbot of St. Valentina church (icon, vases, pictures) - the only church in Ukraine, that was built on campus in less than 3 months.

To the museum rarities applies "Rural Agricultural Encyclopedia" of 1927, presented by the director of the House-museum of education.

In the museum you can see the illustrations of paintings of Sumy Art Museum, the Museum of the richest princes Chartoryzhskyh (Poland), great painters such as Karl Bryullov, Leonardo da Vinci, P. Veronese and others.

Museum is a place where graduates meet and where students have curatorial hours.

In the corner of the Ethnographic Museum, located at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, are agricultural tools and household items of 16-19 centuries (plow, a device for cutting straw, wooden wheels, a semi-metal, spit rake, clamp, arc yoke for oxen, spade for digging beets from the estates of Kharitonenko, mortar, pryalka, ruble (rocking) and others).

All the exhibits are collected and donated to the museum by Gregory Makarovych Oliynyk, assistant professor of Sumy National Agrarian Universityl, a man who worked at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (former - Faculty of mechanization) from the beginning of its foundation.

Forty years of history is not a very long period of time, but the founders of the university - the former first secretary of Sumy Regional Committee of the Communist Party Ivan Grygorovych Hrintsov and the first rector of Sumy National Agrarian University Ivan Nikolaevich Briukhovetskii, it is a very important event.

Thanks to the great attention to our history of Vladimir Ivanovich Ladyka, the rector of Sumy National Agrarian University, a graduate of our university of 1984, the expositions of the museum reflect the unity of interests of teachers and students in a very rapid development of material base, the analogy has no agricultural universities of the former Soviet Union. It took 25 years to get the status of national university.

Historical milestones of establishment of university are represented in the museum in the form of a family tree. History of Sumy National Agrarian University is shown in parallel with the development of Sumy. On the exhibits you can see Sumy before the revolution, the center of the town before 70's of the last century, the reconstruction of the central streets, presentation of Soborna street after reconstruction and different views of the city today.

Different services and departments of the university made a significant research work to collect documents and exhibits, presents and souvenirs for the museum.




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