The film is dedicated to the famous chemist A.M. Butlerov, who for a long time held the post of rector of Kazan University, opposed reactionary officials and promoted wide access of women to universities. The film uses the following filming: 1 part. The boy walks in the snow, rides in a sleigh. Winter landscape: fields, trees in the snow. General view of the chapel. The grave of A.M. Butlerov. Types of Kazan: Kazan Kremlin, traffic, a monument to A.M. Butlerov, the building of Kazan State University; students enter the university building, undress in the foyer, sit at a lecture. General view of the building of the A.E. Arbuzov Institute of Physical Chemistry, KazSC RAS. Laboratory staff conduct chemical experiments, experiments. Academician A.I. Konovalov with his colleagues and students. Butterflies on the leaves of flowers. Part 2. Museum of A.M. Butlerov at Kazan State University: laboratory of a scientist-chemist, office; general view of the museum exhibits. Manufacturing of chemical glassware: work of a glass blower, glass firing, general view of chemical glassware. Employees of the laboratory of the A.E. Arbuzov Institute of Physical Chemistry, KazSC RAS at work; graduate students of Kazan State University conduct experiments; Academician A.I. Konovalov talks (per frame) about the chemical and physical properties of substances, about the interconnection of these properties, talks with graduate students. Part 3. The building of the A.E. Arbuzov Institute of Physical Chemistry, KazSC RAS. The tram is passing along the street. The building of Kazan State University (including shooting from above); panorama of Kazan (winter shooting). Defense of a Ph.D. thesis at the kaferda at the Kazan State University. Types of evening Kazan. Vehicle traffic. Monument to A.M. Butlerov. A boy walks across a snowy field.