State Archive of the Russian Federation

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State Archive of the Russian Federation (GARF)
Agency overview
Formed 1992
Preceding Agency Central State Archive of the October Revolution
Central State Archive of RSFSR
Jurisdiction Government of Russia
Agency executive Sergei Vladimirovich Mironenko, Director
Parent agency Ministry of culture (Federal Archival Agency)
Website www.statearchive.ru
Main building of the GARF (Bol'shaya Pirogovskaya ul., 17)

The State Archive of the Russian Federation (GARF) (Russian: Государственный архив Российской Федерации (ГАРФ)) is a large Russian state archive managed by Rosarkhiv (The Federal Archival Agency of Russia), which preserves some official (mostly concerning activity of police) and personal (including archives of some Romanovs imperial family members from early 19th century to 1918) documents on history of the Russian Empire, official documents of the supreme national legislative and executive institutions of the Russian Provisional Government (1917), Soviet Russia as independent state (1917-1922) and as territorial entity of the USSR (1923-1991), Soviet Union (1922-1991), Russian Federation (since 1992) as well as many other sources. It was established in Moscow in 1992 and acquired collections of the Central State Archive of the October Revolution (Russian: Центральный государственный архив Октябрьской революции, высших органов государственной власти и органов государственного управления (ЦГАОР СССР)) (founded in 1920)[1] and the Central State Archive of the Russian SFSR (Russian: Центральный государственный архив РСФСР (ЦГА РСФСР)) (founded in 1957).[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Наумов В. П., Центральный государственный архив Октябрьской революции (1920-1992)//История Государственного архива Российской Федерации (документы, статьи, воспоминания), с. 158. (English: Naumov V. P., The Central state archive of the October Revolution (1920-1992), in History of the State archive of Russian Federarion (documents, articles, reminiscences). P. 158)
  2. ^ Иофис Г. Н., Центральный государственный архив РСФСР (1957-1992)//История Государственного архива Российской Федерации (документы, статьи, воспоминания), с. 211. (English: Iofis G. N., The Central state archive of RSFSR (1957-1992), in History of the State archive of Russian Federarion (documents, articles, reminiscences). P. 211

References[edit]

  • Мироненко С. В. (отв. ред.), История Государственного архива Российской Федерации (документы, статьи, воспоминания), М.: РОССПЭН, 2010. ISBN 978-5-8243-1473-1 (English: Mironenko S. V. (ed.), History of the State archive of Russian Federarion (documents, articles, reminiscences), Moscow, ROSSPEN. 2010. ISBN 978-5-8243-1473-1)

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Coordinates: 55°43′58″N 37°34′27″E / 55.7329°N 37.5742°E / 55.7329; 37.5742