Държавен архив – Пазарджик

  • Durzhaven arhiv - Pazardzhik
  • State Archive in Pazardzhik

History

The Pazardzhik 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 stem from the district administration, the municipalities of the Pazardzhik district, the territorial structures of the state bodies and other state and municipal institutions, organisations and important figures of local significance; as well as the scientific and methodological guidance and control of the organisation, preservation and use of documents in the archival services.

Geographical and Cultural Context

The Pazardzhik 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 stem from the district administration, the municipalities of the Pazardzhik district, the territorial structures of the state bodies and other state and municipal institutions, organisations and important figures of local significance; as well as the scientific and methodological guidance and control of the organisation, preservation and use of documents in the archival services.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

Through the years the Archive was headed by: Maria Shishinyova (1960–1969); Tsvetan Gizdov (1969–1985); Atanas Ikonomov (1986–1994); Dimitar Trendafilov (1994–1997); Nadka Mitreva (1997–1999).

Records Management and Collecting Policies

As of the 1st Jan. 2012 the total fonds’ amount of the Archive is 3082.32 linear metres with 2858 archival fonds (public 2682 and private 176) with 157 780 archival units; 629 partial accessions and 3571 memoirs. The Security fonds consists of 439 363 frames of negatives.

Archival and Other Holdings

As for 1 I 2018 the archive contained 2864 archival collections (159 899 archival units)

Accessibility

Since 1981 the Archive has been located in a new building assigned for archive with offices, reading room, library and reposotories.

Sources

  • ClaimsCon'06/online search

  • State Achive - Pazardzik / Държавен архив Пазарджик