M-STO/08 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

The course aims to deepen the issues concerning the organization of the national archival heritage in its historical evolution as well as the problems relating to the management, use and enhancement of personal archives and of the artist's archives.

Course Structure

Traditional lectures and guided tours in the archive.

Detailed Course Content

A. The national archival organization.

The Italian archival public and private heritage examined in its dimension of source for historical research, through the General Guide of the State Archives and the Web portal of the National Archival System.

B. Personal archives and artist's archives, with special reference to the archival funds of the MART.

Textbook Information

A. L. Giuva, M. Guercio (a cura di), Archivistica. Teorie, metodi, pratiche, Carocci, 2014, pp. 35-117; 179-223; 381-428.

G. Calabrese, Gli archivi storici non statali: ordinamento e conservazione, Algra, 2020, pp. 285.


B. P. Pettenella [et al.], Guida all'Archivio del '900, Trento, Mart, 2020, pp. 412.


Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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