Государственный архив новейшей истории Белгородской области (ОГКУ "ГАНИБО")
- State Archives of Contemporary History of Belgorod Oblast (OGKU "GANIBO")
- Gosudarstvennyi Archiv Noveyshey Istorii Belgorodskoy Oblasti
History of the Archive began in 1954 when the Belgorod Oblast Party Archive was created. In the years 1960-1965 archive had obtained Communist Party documents from Kursk and Voronezh Party Archives from the years 1918-1953 and became one party archive of the newly established Belgorod Oblast.
In the 1991 Archive was reorganized into the Center of the Documentation of Contemporary History of the Belgorod Oblast. In 2010 Archive was again reorganized and from that time it holds its current name State Archives of Contemporary History of Belgorod Oblast (OGKU "GANIBO").
Geographical and Cultural Context
Archive holds documents relating to the history of the Belgorod Oblast from 1918 until today.
Mandates/Sources of Authority
Archive operates on the basis of Decree of the Belgorod Oblast Property and Land Department from 21December 2011, № 428-p and Decree on the Archival Activities in Belgorod Oblast from 23 December 2011, № 13.
These documents are available online at: http://ganibo.ru/ustav
Archive is divided into 4 departments:
Acquisition and Securing of the Archival Documents
Usage and Publication of the Documents
Organization and Inquiries
Archival and Other Holdings
For the 1 January 2012 Archive was holding 2396 Research Groups and 417.903 archival folders, with documents from the years 1918-2011, among them 10.097 folders of photo documentation .
Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication
Full Finding Aid to the resources of this and other regional archives ( СПРАВОЧНИК о местах хранения документов по личному составу в архивных учреждениях Белгородской области, Белгород 2008 г., ed. Л.Б. Хромых, И.В. Александрова, Д.С. Андросов, И.А. Матвейцева, С.В. Панкова) is available online and can be downloaded in the Word (doc.) format at:
Archive is opened from Monday until Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.