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ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: B-11Last update of repository: 7 June 2017
Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv kinofotodokumentov (RGAKFD)
Finding Aids — Published — General:
Archives of Russia (2000), pp. 242-48; Arkhivy Rossii (1997), pp. 190-95; Fed. arkhivy NSA (1994), pp. 82-87; GA Spravochnik (1989), pp. 62-66 and 80-82; G&K Spravochnik (1983), pp. 25-26 and 356-60; PKG M&L (1972), pp. 190-93; Sup. 1 (1976), p. 56.
The guide contains description of film and photographic documents of the history of Russia, former Soviet republics and foreign countries of 19th–20th centuries held in RGAKFD. There are also description of film and photographic documents of former branch in Vladimir.
A short survey of the history and holdings of the archive.
b-492. Stranitsy zhivoi istorii: Ocherk-putevoditel' po Tsentral'nomu gosudarstvennomu arkhivu kino-foto-fonodokumentov SSSR. Compiled by L.D. Aksel'rod, et al. Edited by S.S. Ginzburg. Moscow: GAU, 1961. 152 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,741].
Contains subject articles in chronological order with description of selected materials. There are indexes of geographic names, films and photo albums.
A collection of sixteen articles relating to different aspects of the history and holdings of the archive, including one covering the development of what was the branch in Vladimir (similar to the coverage in b–494).
A survey of the holdings of what had been the Vladimir Branch of RGAKFD in honor of the seventieth anniversary of the archive.
A brief description of the holdings in TsFAKFFD SSSR as then organized.
Finding Aids — Specialized:For precise references to prerevolutionary documentary films in RGAKFD, see references in the recently published Vishnevskii catalogue: Vishnevskii, Veniamin Evgen'evich. Dokumental'nye fil'my dorevoliutsionnoi Rossii, 1907–1916 (Moscow, 1996). For Jewish-related materials, see Dok. ist. evreev (1997), pp. 260–62.
A survey predominantly covering early prerevolutionary documentary films held by the archive in honor of its seventieth anniversary. See the more detailed catalogue data in: Vishnevskii, Veniamin Evgen'evich. Dokumental'nye fil'my dorevoliutsionnoi Rossii, 1907–1916 (Moscow, 1996).
Provides an extensive catalogue of the holdings from the period 1917–1920 covering the Russian Revolution and Civil War, divided into separate sections covering film (pp. 19–92) and still photographs (pp. 95–332). Geographic and personal name indexes are included.
b-501. Sovetskaia kinokhronika, 1918–1925 gg.: Annotirovannyi katalog. Vol. 1: Kinozhurnaly. Edited by S.V. Drobashenko and I.A. Poliakov. Moscow: TsGAKFFD, 1965. 152 p. (Lib: DLC; IU) [IDC-R-10,826].
Lists newsreels classified by the year of issue and producing agencies. Gives annotations and technical data about the films, including archival call numbers. Includes personal and geographic name indexes.
b-502. Khodorkovskii, Valentin Ruvimovich. “Kinodokumenty po istorii sovetskogo kino, khraniashchiesia v Tsentral'nom gosudarstvennom arkhive kinofotofonodokumentov (1917–1945).” Iz istorii kino: Materialy i dokumenty 3 (1960), pp. 165–206. (Lib: DLC; MH) [IDC-R-10,827].
A catalogue of film footage and other materials for the history of the Soviet cinema, providing technical information and catalogue numbers for the entries listed.World War II
See the brief note about the archival project: “Pobeda” (Victory)—http://www.rusarchives.ru/projects/vi....
b-504. Arkhivnyi proekt ‘Pobeda’. Moscow.
Prepared segments contain notes about available films and photo documents from RGAKFD.
Finding Aids — Specialized — Unpublished:
b-507. Turovtseva, Svetlana Viacheslavovna. “Fotoal'bomy RGAKFD (g. Krasnogorsk) po istorii russko-turetskoi voiny 1877–1878 gg.: Analiticheskii obzor.” Moscow, 1994. 73 p. Typescript. Deposited in SIF OTsNTI VNIIDAD, no. 129. [RGGU].