Historical Archives Celje
|Zgodovinski arhiv Celje|
|Teharska cesta 1, SI-3000 Celje|
|Phone||386 (0) 3 428 7640|
|Fax||386 (0) 3 428 7660|
|Founded by||Government of the Republic of Slovenia|
|Borut Batagelj, Director|
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- 19 February 2016
The opening of Winter: From Fear to Joy, an exhibition by Dr. Celje Central Library, at in ,
programme , organised in cooperation with the Historical Archives Celje and
- 3 December 2015 to 29 January 2016
The exhibition Z vlakom čez mejo / Vlakom preko granice in the framework of the project SIHeR 2.0, organised in cooperation with the Regional Archives Maribor, Historical Archives Ptuj and Historical Archives Celje, and supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Zagreb, at in ,
- 5 May to 12 May 2015
ABC Arhivska Barbara Celjska, an exhibition from the collections of the Historical Archives Celje and Celje Regional Museum at in ,
- 13 February to 13 March 2014
Winter: from fear to joy exhibition curated by Bojan Batagelj, Historical Archives of Celje at in ,
- 5 March to 21 March 2012
Winter: from fear to joy curated by Historical Archives of Celje, in cooperation with Historical Archives Sarajevo at in ,
- 26 January to 27 February 2012
Cities and towns along the Croatian-Steiermark border, SIHeR project in collaboration with Historical Archives Ptuj, Regional Archives Maribor and Historical Archives Celje at in ,
Historical Archives Celje was founded in 1956, although its origins date back to the activities of the 19th-century Museum Society. At the beginning it encompassed 11 municipalities, but since 1994 it has expanded to 30 municipalities. From 1961 to 2001 the archives were housed at the Protasi Mansion, but nowadays they are housed in new modern premises.
The holdings of the Historical Archives Celje include archives dating from the 13th century to 1992, the vast majority of which were created after 1850 as unfortunately the holdings were damaged by war and subsequently by the floods of 1954. The registers hold some 6,500 linear metres of material on various fields, including government, jurisdiction, economy, education, medicine, associations and social organisations and a modest collection of old documents by landlords and guilds (specifically various 13th-century manuscripts).
Its remit includes the state administrative units (territorial divisions other than municipalities used in state governance): Brežice, Celje, Hrastnik, Krško, Laško, Mozirje, Sevnica, Slovenske Konjice, Šentjur, Šmarje pri Jelšah, Trbovlje, Velenje, Zagorje ob Savi and Žalec. It has a branch unit for the Posavje region.
The Historical Archives Celje has cooperated successfully with the Graz Regional Archive (Steiermaerkisches Landesarchiv Graz, Austria), the National Archives in Zagreb, Croatia and the Historical Archives in Pančevo, Serbia. It takes part in the European digital library project EuropeanaLocal, the main coordinator for Slovenia is the National and University Library (NUK).
In addition to hosting touring exhibitons, the archive sets up its own exhibitions. In 2009 two exhibitions took place; Justice should win showed the full development of the judiciary in Celje preserved through archival documents.
- Historical Society of Celje
- Celje Regional Museum
- Archives of the Republic of Slovenia
- Archival Association of Slovenia (AAS)
Other regional archives in Slovenia:
- Regional Archives Maribor
- Historical Archives Ptuj
- Historical Archives Ljubljana
- Regional Archives Nova Gorica
- Regional Archives Koper
- Historical Archives Celje website (in Slovenian)
- The Guide to the Collections of the Historical Archives Celje (pdf, in Slovenian)