Γενικά Αρχεία του Κράτους-Αρχεία Νομού Δράμας

  • General State Archives - Regional Archives of Drama
  • Genika Archeia tou Kratous - Archeia Nomou Dramas

History

The Greek State Archives-Regional Archives of Drama were founded in 1993.

Geographical and Cultural Context

Local history for the city of Drama and the area within the Drama regional unit.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

The General State Archives in Drama is a public archive in Greece.

Building(s)

The Archives are housed on the 5th floor of the Administration Building in Drama.

Archival and Other Holdings

Administrative, juridical, educational archives; correspondence files, photograph collections, newspapers and periodicals collections, books collection. Archives and collections cover the 20th century.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

The holdings are indexed and a handwritten catalogue in Greek is available on-site.

Opening Times

The reading room is open Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 14:30 pm. The Archives are closed on public holidays.

Conditions of Access

Photocopying is by request only and involves assessment by staff to determine if it is possible, with the item's preservation needs taking precedence. Digital cameras are allowed. The use of lap-tops is permitted. Researchers must seek the written permission of the archivist before publication of any material from the archival holdings, and the source must be acknowledged.

Accessibility

The building is accessible for users with disabilities.

Reproduction Services

There are charges for photocopying/digital output. Services free of charge: entry to the reading room; use of finding aids/catalogues/computers; assistance from staff. Copyright permission must be sought for further reproduction or publication.

Languages Used

  • English

  • Greek

Scripts Used

  • Greek

  • Latin

Sources

  • Entry by V. Ritzaleos based on on-site survey and information from the archive