Государственный архив новейшей истории Псковской области

  • State Archive of Contemporary History of Pskov Oblast
  • Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv noveyshey istorii Pskovskoy oblasti
  • GANI PO

History

Archive was established in 1946, as the Pskov Oblast Communist Party branch archive. In 1991-1992 is served as the main archival site of the Pskov Oblast archival authorities.

In the years 1992-2000 it was functioning as "Pskov Oblast center of archival documents of the Communist party and social movements" .

From 2000 it is operating under its current name State Archive of Contemporary History of Pskov Oblast.

Geographical and Cultural Context

Archive contains documents from the history of Communist Party and Comsomol of the Pskov region from the years 1918-1991.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

Archive is operating on the basis of Federal Law "On Archival work in the Russian Federation", from 22.10.2004, № 125-FЗ.

Archival and Other Holdings

Archive contains documents from the history of Communist Party and Comsomol of the Pskov region from the years 1918-1991.

From the period 1918-1940, most valuable historical documents of the archive are: documents of Pskov and Pskov Gubernial Communist Party Committee, local and provincial party committees, including documents on Civil War in Russia in the years 1918-1919, collectivization, instustrialization and Soviet culture in 1920s and 1930s.

Postwar documents held in the archive contain detailed accounts on human losses, industrial and agricultural damages during the German occupation.

It is important to note that documents on underground party and partisan activities during the World War II from the Pskov Oblast are held in the State Archives in Tver and St. Petersburg.

Archive contains 1372 separate research groups of basic party organizations from all the region. Its separate group of documents refers to personalities of local party activists, from the period between 1926 and 1973.

From 1992 Archive is collecting documents of all the political parties, social movements and organizations from the region.

As for 01.01.2013 Archive contains 1814 Research Groups.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

Published Archival Guides:

  • Государственные хранилища документов бывшего архивного фонда КПСС. Справочник , 1998 [State Archival Holdings of the Documents of Comunnist Party of Soviet Union]

  • «Государственные архивы Псковской области. Краткий справочник», 2003 [State Archives of the Pskov Oblast. Short reference book]

  • «Государственный архив новейшей истории Псковской области. Путеводитель», 2010 [State Archive of Contemporary History of Pskov Oblast. Guidebook] - This publication is accessible also online:

http://archive.pskov.ru/gosudarstvennyi-arkhiv-noveishei-istorii-pskovskoi-oblasti-putevoditel

Opening Times

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., with a lunch break between 1-2 p.m.

Sources

  • ClaimsCon'06/online search