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    Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kyiv and FamilySearch begin large-scale digitization of documents
    Рosted 28 May 2022 14:57

    Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kyiv and FamilySearch begin large-scale digitization of documents

    What everyone has been waiting for a long time now has become a reality. Installation of equipment in the Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kyiv, with the participation of FamilySearch and the company “OSG Records Management” is finished and ready to start a large-scale digitization of the documents of genealogical nature. 

    Within the framework of the project, the archive is planning to digitize 13 600 000 pages of documents, out of which in 2022 archive is going to digitize 1 400 000. 

     

    Thanks to this, Orthodox church documents and Roman Catholic documents will be available online, metric books of Jewish population of ХVІІІ – beginning of XX centuries, etc. 

     

    Reminder: 

    On June 2, 2022 the Head of the State Archival Service of Ukraine Anatolii Khromov signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the State Archival Service of Ukraine and FamilySearch International Corporation (USA). The main objective of it is to digitize    National Archival Fond’s documents of genealogical nature and the creation of a fond for the use of such documents. 

    Since the date of Memorandum signing, 3 Agreements have already been signed with central state archives of Ukraine and 10 — with regional state archives.

    Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kyiv signed an agreement of cooperation with the corporation on November 19, 2021.