DOCUMENTS COLLECTION OF ARCHIVISTS AS AN INFORMATION SOURCE FOR STUDYING HISTORY OF REGIONAL ARCHIVING

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PETROVA I.S., Volgograd, Russian Federation

DOCUMENTS COLLECTION OF ARCHIVISTS AS AN INFORMATION SOURCE FOR STUDYING HISTORY OF REGIONAL ARCHIVING

Abstract

In the second half of the 20th century the national archives were supplemented by a considerable range of personal provenance documents, some forming unique collections of archival sources. Regional archives managed to acquire and keep such fonds, among them thosecapturing the development of archival services. Currently, these documents collections are much in demanddue not only to their informative value, but also to sentiment incidental to the data. Thus, documents collection of archivists available in many state regional archives may be of interest. The article describes the documents collection of archivistsI.V. Danilin, V.P. Zlobina, E.D. Кulchenko, and V.V. Melnikova stored in the State Аrchive of the Volgograd Region. The author relates the history of formation of the archival fond and milestones in archivists’ biographies and reveals structure and content of documents in the collection. The article is an integral element of one of the stages of archival heuristics, which allows researcher to obtain information on documents stored in the archive.

Keywords

Аrchival collection, Volgograd Region State Archive, regional archive, archival science, heuristics.

References

1. Byljulina E.V. OcherkiistoriiGosudarstvennogoarhivaVolgogradskojooblasti [Essays on the history of the Volgograd Region State Archive: 1923-2000]. Volgograd: Izdatel’stvoVolGU publ., 2004, 158 p.

2. Solov'jova S.V. Volgogradskijpodvizhnikarhivist E.D. Kul'chenko [The Volgograd champion of archiving, E.D. Kulchenko]. Vestnikarhivista, 2009, no. 2, pp. 258–261.

About author

Petrova Irina Sergeevna, PhD in History, leading specialist at the State Archive of the Volgograd Region, Volgograd, Russian Federation, +7-904-756-76-46, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

This publication has been prepared with the financial support of the Russian Foundation for Humanities (RGNF) and of the Administration of the Volgograd region, project no. 15-11-34002 “Identity in historical retrospective: Archival heuristics in family studies.”


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