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    Large-scale digitization of documents started in the State Archives of Chernivtsi Region
    Рosted 2 September 2022 13:34

    In the State Archives of Chernivtsi Region, the long-awaited digitization of documents has started, as part of the cooperation of the central and regional state archives with the FamilySearch International (USA) corporation. 

    The digitization program provides for the copying of more than 30,000 storage units with the volume of about 1.5 million pages. First of all, it is envisaged to create digital copies of metric books of various denominations, documents of mayors, educational institutions, books of the Chernivtsi city magistrate on the population census, files of the Governorate of the Bukovyna province and the Secretariat of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as well as, personal fonds.

    Reference: 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.

    State Archives of Chernivtsi Region signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the FamilySearch International Corporation (USA) on May 11, 2021.