AR1B112 Selected Issues of Czech Archival Science I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Stanislav Bárta, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Stanislav Bárta, Ph.D.
Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Olga Barová
Supplier department: Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies – Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/30, only registered: 0/30, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/30
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the specific features of selected fund groups. Individual meetings are led by practising archivists who specialize in work with the selected segment of the national archival heritage. Students will find out about the genesis of individual fund groups, their establishment in the context of the history of administration and special features of their processing and accessibility.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- describe the specific content of individual collections in the state archives
- describe the specific features when working with them
- explain the origin of individual collections in the context of the history of administration
- summarize the research possibilities for using diverse types of collections
  • 1. Authorities with regional and provincial jurisdiction;
  • 2. large estates;
  • 3. family archives;
  • 4. cadastral development of land administration;
  • 5. financial management funds;
  • 6. authorities with district jurisdiction;
  • 7. archives of communities, MNV, OÚ;
  • 8. judicial funds at the provincial, regional and district level;
  • 9. archives of societies;
  • 10. archival collections;
  • 11. archival funds of industrial enterprises;
  • 12. church funds
  • BITTNER, Ivan. Spisová a archivní služba ve státní správě, samosprávě a v podnikatelské sféře. 3. aktualiz. a přeprac. vyd. Praha: Linde. 305 s. ISBN 8072015494. 2005. info
  • PULEC, Jiří. Archivy zvláštního významu. Archivní časopis,36, 2006, s. 99–103
  • Zákon č. 499/2004 Sb., o archivnictví a spisové službě a o změně některých zákonů ve znění pozdějších předpisů
Teaching methods
Seminars consist of presentations by various external lecturers, which will be followed by a discussion on the topic in question. In addition, students produce an independent seminar paper, which will be the subject of a debate at the end of the seminar.
Assessment methods
Passing the course is dependent upon active participation in the seminar, writing a seminar paper and a discussion of this paper.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on course enrolment limitations: !AR2A100
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Autumn 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2024, recent)
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