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## The archives of universities in Spain: organization, fonds and activity

### Zuzanna Jaśkowska-Józefiak

#### Abstract

Thesis contains 4 chapters. The first part is devoted to the legal basis of function of Spanish archives in general and - particularly - the archives of Spanish universities. The second part of doctoral thesis concentrates on history of higher education in the Iberian Peninsula and on history of chosen universities and its archives. The selected academies are University of Salamanca, founded in 1218, University of Valladolid (founded in late XIII century), University of Alcala de Henares, nowadays Complutense University in Madrid (1293) and University of Zaragoza (1542). The third chapter describes the oldest, the most important and the most numerous fonds of chosen archives. Besides the archival fonds, the chapter describes ancient and modern archival catalogues and inventories. The last part of doctoral thesis is devoted to current organization of archives of chosen universities. The chapter presents the archival systems introduced in academies composed of “active archives”, “semi-active archives” and “historical archives”. This part includes also analysis of the archival storages and offices, its sizes and equipment, the main tasks of archives ant the way of getting access to its fonds. The last part of the chapter concentrates on university archivist’s cooperation which take place during meetings called Jornadas de archivos universitarios organized since 1994.
Record ID
UAMefa317a218e94c108dc198474e62060e
Diploma type
Doctor of Philosophy
Author
Title in Polish
Archiwa uniwersytetów w Hiszpanii: organizacja, zasób i działalność
Title in English
The archives of universities in Spain: organization, fonds and activity
Language
pol (pl) Polish
Certifying Unit
Faculty of History (FoH)
Discipline
history / (humanities) / (humanities)
Scientific discipline (2.0)
1.3 history
Status
Finished
Defense Date
09-10-2015
Title date
09-10-2015
Supervisor
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10593/13907 Opening in a new tab
Keywords in English
archives of universities, archival science, Spain
Abstract in English
Thesis contains 4 chapters. The first part is devoted to the legal basis of function of Spanish archives in general and - particularly - the archives of Spanish universities. The second part of doctoral thesis concentrates on history of higher education in the Iberian Peninsula and on history of chosen universities and its archives. The selected academies are University of Salamanca, founded in 1218, University of Valladolid (founded in late XIII century), University of Alcala de Henares, nowadays Complutense University in Madrid (1293) and University of Zaragoza (1542). The third chapter describes the oldest, the most important and the most numerous fonds of chosen archives. Besides the archival fonds, the chapter describes ancient and modern archival catalogues and inventories. The last part of doctoral thesis is devoted to current organization of archives of chosen universities. The chapter presents the archival systems introduced in academies composed of “active archives”, “semi-active archives” and “historical archives”. This part includes also analysis of the archival storages and offices, its sizes and equipment, the main tasks of archives ant the way of getting access to its fonds. The last part of the chapter concentrates on university archivist’s cooperation which take place during meetings called Jornadas de archivos universitarios organized since 1994.

Uniform Resource Identifier
https://researchportal.amu.edu.pl/info/phd/UAMefa317a218e94c108dc198474e62060e/
URN
urn:amu-prod:UAMefa317a218e94c108dc198474e62060e

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