Tsentral'nyi derzhavnyi kinofotofonoarkhiv Ukraïny (TsDKFFA Ukraïny)
Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi kinofotofonoarkhiv Ukrainy (TsGKFFA Ukrainy)
[Central State Film, Photo, and Sound Archive of Ukraine]
Agency: HAU pry KM Ukraïny Address: 252601, Kyïv, vul. Solom"ians'ka, 24, korp. 2 Telephone: 277-37-77; 277-11-13 Hours: M-F 8:30-16:30 Director: Nina Mykolaïvna Slonchak (tel. 277-37-77)
Originally founded in Kyiv in 1932 as the All-Ukrainian Central Archive of Documentary Films and Photographs, the special state archive for audiovisual documentation was given its present designation under the archival reorganization in 1992.
The archive serves as a centralized repository for the retention of documentary films, photographs, and sound recordings for Ukraine. A few of the earliest holdings date from the late nineteenth century, but by far the bulk of materials date from the postrevolutionary period, and especially from the post-World War II period. Recently the archive has received a major collection of copies of photographic materials from the Bundesarchiv in Koblenz, including some Nazi pictures and others that were seized by the Nazis during World War II.
Access: All of holdings in the archive are open to researchers. Researchers should present an official letter from their sponsoring institution.
Published Description: See PKG Archives: Ukraine (1988), pp. 272-78.
Record last updated: August 30, 1997
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