Държавен архив – Хасково

  • Durzhaven arhiv - Haskovo
  • Haskovo State Archive

Address

5 Svoboda Square
Haskovo
6300
Bulgaria

Phone

+359 38 624034 – head of division
+359 38 622625 – reading room
+359 888 64 95 82 - mobile

History

The Haskovo State Archive was created in 1952 as a division of the County Directorate of the Ministry of Interior, Haskovo, in accordance with the Decree 515 of the Presidium of the National Assembly and the Decree 344 of the Council of Ministers, dated 18 April 1952. After 1961, it was subordinated to the People’s County Council of Haskovo and, in 1988, it was incorporated within the structure of the Municipality of Haskovo. In 1992, it passed under the direct governance of the General Department of Archives at the Council of Ministers. In 1978, it received the status of a directorate, but in 2010 it was reformed and became a division of the Regional State Archives of Plovdiv Directorate.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

The Haskovo State Archive is a division within the Regional State Archives of Plovdiv Directorate. It manages the selection, acquisition, registration, processing, preservation and provision for use of the documents identified for permanent storage, which come from the district administration, the municipalities of the Haskovo district, the territorial structures of the state bodies and other state and municipal institutions, organisations and important figures of local significance. The archive is also responsible for the scientific and methodological guidance and control of the organisation, preservation and use of documents in the archival services.

Archival and Other Holdings

As of 1 January 2018, the archive contained 4,169 archival collections (207,889 archival units)

Opening Times

Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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