Research on celebrity archives held by provincial archives in China

Comma (2020), 2019, (1), 85–94.


In 2012 the National Archives Administration of China issued Provisions on the Scope of Archives Collection at All Levels and Various Types of Archives, pointing out that comprehensive archives should collect “archives of famous persons”, and clarifying the importance of celebrity archives. Many provinces in China actively carry out celebrity archives work, while some provincial archives have formulated relevant system standards. This paper analyses the collection and utilization of celebrity archives in provincial archives in China, and considers the development of the management of celebrity archives, including collection content, collection methods, classification methods and sharing methods.

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Xiangnyu, Wang

Jiabao, Han