Arhiva Organizaţiilor Social-Politice a Republicii Moldova
- The Archive of Social-Political Organisations of the Republic of Moldova
The Archive of Social-Political Organisations of the Republic of Moldova (ASPORM) is a subordinate institution of the State Archive Service of Moldova. The archive preserves documents of the Archival Fond of the Republic of Moldova and the documents of the Community Archival Fond which are of republican importance.
ASPORM was created in accordance with Order No. 9 of 06/02/1992 of the State Archive Service of Moldova. It inherited the whole documentary heritage of the former archive of the Communist Party of Moldova and later, from 1993 to the present, it has completed its deposits with documents of trade union branches, cultural organisations, sports clubs, technical and scientific organisations.
The archive is structured on two sections:
Section of evaluation, record and documents.
Section of completation, departmental archives and secretarial work
The archive is located in the building of the Ministry of Justice.
Archival and Other Holdings
The archive preserves more than 556,000 archival units reflecting many aspects of social-political, economic and cultural life for the period 1900-2009.
Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication
The guide of the Archive of Social-Political Organizations of the Republic of Moldova, Coord. Vasile Isac, Chișinău, 2008.
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Lunch break:1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Sanitary day: last Friday of the month.
The Reading/Study room is open from Tuesday to Thursday: 8.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Conditions of Access
The access is free and is granted via an ID card which is issued at the first visit to the archive after a request has been filed.
The building is accessible to wheelchair users, but not the reading/study room.
Researchers can request up to 15 files at once, however, they are not able to access them on the same day. The requested files are available for research after 3 days. Research is carried out in the study room. Researchers are allowed to use their own computers/laptops inside the study room.
Pages of a file can be photographed after paying a state tax of 10 lei per file. A file has multiple pages.
The study room is not equipped with internet.