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Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Sankt-Peterburga (TsGA SPb)
[Central State Archive of St. Petersburg]
Agency: Arkhivnyi komitet Sankt-Peterburga i Leningradskoi
oblasti (AK SPbiLO)
[Archival Committee of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast]
|Address: 193171, St. Petersburg, ul. Varfolomeevskaia, 15
Telephone: (812) 560-68-62, 560-68-64; RdngRm: 560-15-46
Website: http://spb.rusarchives.ru/cgaspb/index.shtml; http://www.rusarchives.ru/state/cgaspb/
Hours: MW 9:30-16:00
(: 10 July–mid or last August closed)
Director: Tat'iana Aleksandrovna Zernova (tel. 560-68-68)
Deputy Director for Scientific Work: Irina Viktorovna Rumiantseva (tel. 560-40-01)
Head of the Publication Division and Reader Service: Nadezhda Iur'evna Cherepenina
Head of the Reading Room: Larisa Iakovlevna Fedulina (tel. 560-15-46)
- 1974-XII.1991 - Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Oktiabr'skoi
revoliutsii i sotsialisticheskogo stroitel'stva Leningrada (TsGAOR Leningrada)
[Central State Archive of the October Revolution and Socialist Construction of Leningrad]
- 1964-1974 - Leningradskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Oktiabr'skoi
revoliutsii i sotsialisticheskogo stroitel'stva (LGAORSS)
[Leningrad State Archive of the October Revolution and Socialist Construction]
- 1941-1964 - Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Oktiabr'skoi revolutsii i
sotsialisticheskogo stroitel'stva Leningradskoi oblasti (GAORSS LO)
[State Archive of the October Revolution and Socialist Construction of Leningrad Oblast]
- 1936-1941 - Leningradskii oblastnoi arkhiv Oktiabr'skoi
[Leningrad Oblast Archive of the October Revolution]
- 1927-1936 - Arkhiv Oktiabr'skoi revoliutsii Leningradskoi
[Archive of the October Revolution of Leningrad Oblast]
About TsGA SPb
The archive houses postrevolutionary records of local executive
and administration authorities - the executive committees of the guberniia, oblast, and
city soviets of deputies, and those of the raion (within the city), uezd, and volost
soviets. There are a number of fonds of agencies of the Provisional Government and the
records of the Petrograd Soviet after October 1917. From the early years of Soviet rule are fonds of central and regional headquarters of the Revolutionary Guards, the Workers' and Peasants' militia, administrative divisions of the Guberniia Executive Committee, and uezd and raion executive committees.
Economic and industrial development of the city are reflected in fonds of local organs of economic administration: people's economic councils (sovnarkhozy), the Northwest Oblast Industrial Bureau, planning commissions, financial and statistical organizations, and numerous industrial enterprises. Records of transportation and communications agencies include those of the Leningrad Metro, railroad administrations, shipping companies, commercial and timber ports, auto, tramway, and trolleybus agencies, and postal and telegraph offices.
Many fonds are held of institutions in the fields of science and education, local health service records, and those of social and religious organizations. There are also many fonds of personal papers.
Almost all previously closed fonds to 1972 have been declassified and their materials are now accessible to researchers. Records of the
"filtration" camps, received from the former KGB archive (now the Archive of the UFSB SPb), have still not actually been transferred to TsGA SPb and hence are not accessible to researchers.
Files are delivered to the reading room within 5 days after orders are submitted. Only 10 files and 5 opis' can be ordered.
Recent General Guides
- Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Sankt-Peterburga: Putevoditel' v dvukh tomakh.
2 vols. Compiled by N. I. Dering et al. Edited by N. I. Dering, N. Iu. Cherepnina et al.Moscow: Zven'ia, 2002. 856 p., 872 p. "Arkhivy Rossii: Putevoditeli." (Lib: DLC; MH)
- Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Oktiabr'skoi
revoliutsii i sotsialisticheskogo stroitel'stva Leningradskoi oblasti: Kratkii
putevoditel'. Compiled by M. V. Kiselev et al. Edited by P. V. Vinogradov. Leningrad,
1962. 183 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,943]
The most detailed published description of holdings from the former GAORSS LO that remain in TsGA SPb. However, fonds from institutions in the fields of literature and art were subsequently transferred to TsGALI SPb (D-15), the scientific-technical division was transferred to TsGANTD SPb (D-17), and those from oblast-level institutions outside the city have been transferred to LOGAV (D-18). Many fond numbers cited have been changed.