ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: B 10
Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv fonodokumentov (RGAFD)
[Russian State Archive of Sound Recordings]
Agency: Federal'noe arkhivnoe agentstvo Rossii (Rosarkhiv)
[Federal Archival Agency of Russia]
|Address: 105005, Moscow, ul. 2-ia Baumanskaia, 3
Telephone: (495) 261-13-00; Fax: (495) 267-20-51; RdngRm: 267-80-56
Hours: M-F 11:00-15:00 (Summer : July closed)
Director: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Koliada (tel. 261-13-00)
Deputy Director: Tat'iana Viacheslavovna Ivanova (tel. 267-18-63)
Head of the Reading Room: Marina Gennag’evna Lazareva (tel. 267-80-56)
- 1978-1992 - Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv
kinofotofonodokumentov RSFSR (TsGAKFFD RSFSR)
[Central State Archive of Documentary Films, Photographs, and Sound Recordings of the
- 1967-VI.1992 - Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv zvukozapisei
SSSR (TsGAZ SSSR)
[Central State Archive of Sound Recordings of the USSR]
- 1941-1967 - Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv
kinofotofonodokumentov SSSR Fonootdel (TsGAKFFD)
[Central State Archive of Documentary Films, Photographs, and Sound Recordings of the USSR
- 1934-1941 - Tsentral'nyi fotofonokinoarkhiv SSSR Fonootdel
[Central Photo, Sound, and Film Archive of the USSR Sound Division]
- 1932-1934 - Tsentral'nyi arkhiv zvukozapisei
[Central Archive of Sound Recordings]
RGAFD, as it was renamed in 1992, was earlier established as a
separate archive in 1967 as TsGAZ SSSR, on the basis of the sound division of the Central
State Archive of Film, Photo-, and Phonographic Documents (TsGAKFFD SSSR). RGAFD serves as
a centralized repository for documentary and artistic sound recordings from the end of the
nineteenth century to the present. Its holdings include wax cylinders, recordings from
talking-picture films made with mechanical and photographic methods, metal gramophone
mouldings and records, magnetic and paper tapes, and CD-ROM. In recent years, RGAFD has
been systematically promoting "oral history" with the creation its own recorded
productions about past and current events in the social, political, and cultural life of
the country. Since 1997, sound recordings from the former Vladimir Branch of RGAKFD (B-11), having been gathered there from regional studios throughout
the RSFSR, have been transferred to RGAFD and intergrated with the previous RGAFD
N.B. Many sound recordings use for broadcast on state radio are
held by the State Fond of Television and Radio Programm (Gosteleradiofond C-17).
All of the materials in the archive are open to researchers. Many
of the holdings have already been released in published form.
Recent General Guides
- Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv zvukozapisei SSSR:
Ocherk-putevoditel'. Compiled by G. D. Petrov, L. N. Rozanova, A. N. Filippov, N. N.
Zhmurov, and M. Iu. Lavrent'ev. Edited by V. A. Koliada. Moscow: Glavarkhiv, 1991. 141 p.
[GAU SSSR; TsGAZ SSSR] (Lib: MH)
- Obzor fondov Rossiiskogo gosudarstvennogo arkhiva
fonodokumentov. Compiled by A. G. Evdokimova, A. N. Filippov, T. V. Ivanova,
A. V. Kozhevnikova, I. V. Navolokina, E. V. Pleshakov, S. A. Romanov. Edited by
V. A. Koliada. Moscow, 2001-.
Major Specialized Finding Aids
- Zvukovoi arkhiv: Perechni dokumentov. Moscow, 1998-. Computer publishing.
[Rosarkhiv; RGAFD] Some issues available electronically: http://www.rusarchives.ru/federal/rgafd/nsa.shtml#4.
- Vyp. 1: Poeziia "Serebrianogo veka". Compiled by I. V. Navolokina, A. V. Kozhevnikova,
E. V. Pleshakov. Edited by T. V. Ivanova, A. N. Filippov. 1998. 169 p.
ELECTRONIC VERSION: http://www.rusarchives.ru/guide/silver_age/index.shtml.
- Vyp. 2: Obzor fondov. 1998. 161 p.
- Vyp. 3: Ustnaia istoriia. Compiled by V. I. Gafarova, L. V. Titova, E. V. Pleshakov,
M. S. Vikulova. Edited by N. Iu. Khudiakova. 1999. 87 p.
- Vyp. 4: A. S. Pushkin, 200 let: Perechen'. Compiled by Iu. A. Pikalov, E. V. Pleshakov, V. P. Savkin, M. S. Enarakhova,
A. V. Kozhevnikova. Edited by T. V. Ivanova, A. N. Filippov. 1999. 250 p.
- Muzykal'nyi Peterburg: Perechen' RGAFD. Compiled A. G. Evdokimova,
L. I. Ivanova, S. A. Romanov, A. N. Filippov, A. V. Kozhevnikova. Edited by T. V. Ivanova,
E. V. Pleshakov. Moscow, 2003. "Zvukovoi arkhiv," vol. XXVII. [Rosarkhiv; RGAFD]
ELECTRONIC VERSION: http://www.rusarchives.ru/guide/muzspb/index.shtml.