2/ 2000

Contents

Vladimir Osiac, Constantin S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor – Founder of the Institute of Socio-Human Researches in Craiova, a branch of the Romanian Academy p.5

GENEALOGY
Dinică Ciobotea, About the “schileri” yeoman in the Gorj county p.11
Gabriel Croitoru, Data regarding the Nicolăescu family’s genealogy p.29
Gabriel Croitoru, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s date of birth p.31

EDUCATION
Nicolae Andrei, Constantin Nicolăescu-Plopşor (1900-1968). The years of the beginning – the pupil in the old days p .33
Elisabeta Gina Saliu, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor – teacher, near his native place p. 41

ARCHAEOLOGIST
Vladimir Dumitrescu, The professor C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p. 45
Lucian Roşu, Following in C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s footsteps. Bugiuleşti, Valea Dârjovului, Craiova p. 51
Marin Nica, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s contribution to the development of the Romanian archaeological research p. 59
Dorel Bondoc, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s contribution . About the Roman sarcophagi at the Oltenia Museum in Craiova p. 75
Toma Rădulescu, The monetary thesauruses of Odaia-Turnu Măgurele and Radovan – Dolj county and some considerations regarding C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s passion for numismatics p. 83
Simona Lazăr, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s list of archaeological work p. 97

HISTORIAN
Dinică Ciobotea, Vladimir Osiac, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor, historian of the Middle Ages, paleographer, publisher of documents and chronicles p.103
Ileana Petrescu, Vladimir Osiac, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor – historian of the Oltenia region p. 107
Iustina Burci, The importance of C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s research activity p .113
Gabriel Croitoru, The work of the historian C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p. 117

ETHNOGRAPHER
Georgeta Niţu, Nicolae Niţu, Geographical contributions in C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s work p.125
Elena Camelia Zăbavă, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s concerns as a young man, especially regarding the contribution to the magazine “The Oltenia Archives” p. 129

FOLKLORE RESEARCHER
Aurelian Popescu, Florica Tăianu, Justin Constantinescu, The magazine “Oltenian Soul”. Folklore collection and research in Pleniţa, stimulating the folklore survey in Oltenia p.133
Ion Pătraşcu, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor, researcher of the gipsy folklore p. 145
Ileana Anca Stoenescu, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s ethnographie and folklore research work p. 149

WRITER
Tudor Nedelcea, “Father Ploşor, the great story teller”
Stela Rădulescu, Onomastics in “Oltenia Fairy Tales” by C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p.157
Emilian Bureţea, Observations regarding language in some scientific papers of C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p.165
Ştefan Bossum, Plopşor – epigrammatist p. 171
Ileana Anca Stoenescu, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s literary work p. 173

FOUNDER
Cezar Avram, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor – outstanding personality of the Romanian cultural life p. 175
Otilia Gherghe, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor – Director of the regional museum of Oltenia p. 177
Petre Gherghe, Aspects of C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s activity as researcher, founder and leader of the Romanian archaeological school of prehistory p.185
Ilie Vulpe, George Crăciunoiu, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor, founder of the Dolj county branch of the National Archives p. 191
Ion Zarzără, About “Ploşor regional branch of the state archives in Craiova” p. 193
Marcela Popilian, Gheorghe Popilian, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor – the founder of the Institute of Socio-Human Researches in Craiova p.197
Dinică Ciobotea, Petre Pandrea’s thoughts about the steeling up of academic institutions in Craiova p. 203
Ion Militaru, Outline of a possible posterity p.207
Stela Rădulescu, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor – the vocation of builder p. 211

FROM C.S. NICOLĂESCU-PLOPŞOR
Ion Pătraşcu, Foreign appreciation of Plopşor’s scientific activity p.213
Toma Rădulescu, C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor – new or less know testimonies from his years of a student (1921-1923) p.219
Otilia Gherghe, Petre Gherghe, From C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor’s editorial, publicist and scientific activity p. 241

MEMORIES ABOUT C.S. NICOLĂESCU-PLOPŞOR

Dumitru Bălaşa, Homage to the scientist C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p.245
Petre Roman, The man and scientist C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor seen in some instances of his life by a former young collaborator p. 249
Petre Gigea, Remembering C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p. 251
Paul Rezeanu, “Professor” Plopşor and … Brâncuşi p. 261
Constantin A. Protopopescu, Warm memories of C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p.265
Ion Stoian, Good Christian and supporter of our forefathers church p.283
Nicolae Fuiorea, Perseverence of a passion (a builder of consciousness) p.287
Minodora Melcioiu, The waz he was (interview with Stanca Nicolăescu) p.291
Vasile Boroneanţ, A hundred years from the birth of the man of culture C.S. Nicolăescu-Ploşor p.295
Alexandru Firescu, Homo Universalis p.299
Contents p.309