Category Archives: Fresh from the Archives

The Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters

A Review of the Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters (jdarchive.org) Introduction The disasters of March 2011 in Japan (東日本大震災, or Great East Japan Earthquake)…

Four Archives in Mizoram, India

A review of Four Archives in Mizoram, India. I spent the first half of 2014 researching the history of healing in Mizoram, the state at…

Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

A review of the Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Архив Президента Республики Казахстан / Қазақстан Республикасы Президентінің Мұрағаты) (Almaty, Kazakhstan). The…

Qingdao Municipal Archives

A review of the Qingdao Municipal Archives (青岛市档案馆), Qingdao. The Qingdao Municipal Archives, located at No. 148 Yanji Road in Shibei Distrist (市北区 延吉路148号), are…

Zhangzhou Municipal Archives

A review of the Zhangzhou Municipal Archives (漳州市档案馆) and other useful research resources in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province. This brief assessment of the Zhangzhou Municipal Archives…

The Enzkreis District Archive (Germany)

A review of The Enzkreis District Archive (Kreisarchiv Enzkreis, Pforzheim, Germany). With its extensive and outstanding range of official and local records, southwestern Germany offers…

The National Archives of Afghanistan

A review of the Archif-e Milli (National Archives) in Afghanistan, Kabul. The Archif-e Milli in central Kabul is the appropriate base camp for the intrepid…

The Meiji Newspaper and Periodical Archives

A review of the Meiji Shinbun Zasshi Bunko (明治新聞雑誌文庫) (Tokyo, Japan) Despite its name, the holdings of the Meiji Shinbun Zasshi Bunko are not limited…