[GBay] EU-Projekt "Charters Network", News #1

Dr. Georg Köglmeier georg.koeglmeier at soziologie.uni-regensburg.de
Mo Jul 13 19:30:01 CEST 2009


Von: 	"Caroline Maximoff" <caroline.maximoff at icar-us.eu>
An:	<info at icar-us.eu>
Datum:	7/8/2009 10:17 
Betreff:	"Charters Network", News #1 
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"Central European Network of Medieval Charters"     

 

This is a project supported by the European Commission as part 
of the Culture 2007-2013 Programme. 

 

Coordinated by the St. Poelten Episcopal Archives (AT) 8 
partners from 6 different EU-countries collaborate in building 
up a tighter network of archival institutions within Central 
Europe: 

 a.. National Archives, Prague (CZ) 
 b.. Bavarian Main State Archives, Munich (DE) 
 c.. Archives of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana (SI) 
 d.. Slovak National Archives, Bratislava (SK) 
 e.. St. Poelten Episcopal Archives (AT) 
 f.. Hungarian State Archives, Budapest (HU) 
 g.. Austrian State Archives, Vienna (AT) 
 h.. ICARUS - International Centre for Archival Research, 
Vienna (AT) 
 

Having started in October 2008 and with the duration of 2 
years, the project´s main goals are

 a.. enhancement of communication and cooperation between 
archives (via national and international workshops, expert-
exchange programme) in central Europe 
 b.. support of digitizing projects in order to integrate 
digitized data from the archives into an open source internet 
portal (www.monasterium.net) 
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News #1 (July 2009)

 

Bavarian Main State Archives, Munich (DE)

In the Bavarian Main State Archives several digitizing 
projects are currently in progress with the aim of creating a 
complete digital archive for clerical charters in Bavaria. Two 
projects, mainly focussing on charters of monastic origin, are 
supported by the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft" (DFG). 

See also: www.gda.bayern.de 

 

Archives of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana (SI)

Digitisation of archival material in Slovenia is gaining more 
and more awareness. One big project was started in the year 
2000 with the digitisation of the Franziscean Land Cadastre 
from 1826 (named after the Habsburg Emperor Francis I). In 
2004 a programme for data search was created and is available 
online via the following link: http://www.arhiv.gov.si/en/  

Within another project in the years 2004-2005 the Deeds 
Collection of the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia were 
digitised. 

Online database of all accessible contents of the Archives of 
the Republic of Slovenia: here 

 

National Archives of the Czech Republic, Prague (CZ)

Apart from several digitizing projects and the preparation and 
implementation of metadata, members of the National Archives 
in Prague as well as from other Czech Archives were able to 
enhance the archival network and dissemination on various 
opportunities via communicating the general achievements of 
the Monasterium online-portal (www.monasterium.net) and the 
archival association ICARUS.

 

Budapest City Archives, Budapest (HU)

The Budapest City Archives established an Archive Portal of 
Hungarian Self-governing Archives by the commission of the 
Hungarian Ministry of Education and Culture. With the 
cooperation of 21 Hungarian Archives, 5 different databases 
were created based on the same frame system.

 1.. Summarized database: contains various digitized documents 
and data from Archives 
 2.. Inventory of fonds and subfonds 
 3.. Documents of the MDP Party (Working People´s Party) and 
the Hungarian Social Workers´ Party (MSZMP) 
 4.. Cadastral maps 
 5.. Database of Archival publications 
See: www.archivportal.hu

 

Archives of the Diocese of Passau, Passau (DE)

The Archives of the Diocese of Passau host a large amount of 
documents from various Bavarian parishes. In a number of 
digitising projects this archival material will be made 
available online, with a main emphasis on the registers.

Furthermore the Archive is planning to build a new outpost in 
Altoetting, focussing on the topic of pilgrimage. 

 

Croatian State Archives, Zagreb (HR)

By the end of 2006 the Croatian State Archives initiated the 
construction of a new archival information system which 
comprises all processes concerning the activities of more than 
150 archival institutions in Croatia. ARHiNET is accessible 
via the Internet from anywhere and not only permits the search 
and retrieval of data through the Internet but it also allows 
access to all program functions used for processing, 
describing and managing of records.

See: http://arhinet.arhiv.hr/ 

 

Institute for Balkan Studies, Serbian Academy of Sciences and 
Arts, Belgrade (SRB)

The Institute for Balkan Studies, founded in 1934, assembles a 
team of scholars to cover the Balkans from prehistory to the 
modern age and in a range of different fields of study such as 
archaeology, ethnography, anthropology, history, culture, art, 
literature, law. Within a large scale project on Medieval 
Heritage of the Balkans the creation of a digital database of 
medieval Serbian charters is being processed with the help of 
ICARUS.

 

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This newsletter was composed by ICARUS - International Centre 
for Archival Research (Spengergasse 56/6, A - 1050 Vienna; 
Tel./Fax: +43 (0) 1 545 0 989; e-mail: info at icar-us.eu; web: 
www.icar-us.eu) 

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With the support of the Culture 2007-2013 Programme of the 
European Union

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