Государственный архив Белгородской области

  • State Archive of Belgorod Oblast
  • Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Belgorodskoy oblasti

History

State Archive of Belgorod Oblast was established in 1954 together with the Belgorod Oblast itself. It started to collect archival documents only in 1966 when it had received building suitable for its activity. Then it had received material referring to the Belgorod Oblast from the Voronezh and Kursk archives were they were stored. In 1995 archive had received new building where its existing until today.

Geographical and Cultural Context

Archive holds collection of the documents referring to the history of the Belgorod region from 1710 until the present day.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

Archive is operating on the basis of the Law of the Russian Federation №125-FЗ "Оn Archival Activity in the Russian Federation" and its individual charter.

Federal Law №125-FЗ is available online:

http://www.rg.ru/2004/10/27/arhiv-dok.html

Charter of the archive is available online:

http://www.belarchive.ru/assets/files/ustav.pdf

Administrative Structure

Archive is divided into 5 departments:

  • Compelition, Private and Indusrial Archives

  • Usage of the archival documents

  • Securing and Registration of the Archival Documents

  • Scientific-Referential Apparatus

  • Information Technologies and Microfilms

Archival and Other Holdings

Archive holds 2131 research groups, 600 000 archival folders from the period 1710-2008. In addition it had 14284 archival folders of the photo documents.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

Full Guide around the resources of the Belgorod Oblast Archive is available online:

http://belarchive.ru/assets/files/putevoditel.pdf

See also detailed finding aids to the selected Research Groups of the Archive:

http://belarchive.ru/deyatelnost/fondyi.html

Opening Times

Archive is opened: Monday - Thursday 9 am - 6 pm, Friday: 9 am - 4.45 pm.

Sources

  • ClaimsCon'06/online search