The Municipal Center for History possesses today a rich archive that consists of the Volos Municipality archive (1883-1982), 46 private archives concerning directly or indirectly the city and its greater area, archives of old industrial enterprises, as well as important material of building plans, maps, aerial photos, transparencies and photos.

The library of Volos's Municipal Center for History and Documentation started operating in 1992, its aim being the collection, administration, utilization and promotion of any kind or form of printed documents.
1st issue. Special: "Volos at the eyes of visitor".
The first issue of ev Volo includes articles with the impressions that the foreigners, visitors or passengers, had from the city of Volos from the 18th century until today.
2nd issue. Special: "Theatrical life of Volos".
it is devoted to the theatrical life of Volos, through the 120 years the city betongs to the Greek country ...
3th issue. Special: "Sea".
Dedicated to the sea is the third issue of "en Volo". This is not only part of an effort to prolong the summer ambience of relaxation and carelessness, but also aims at evincing the role of the maritime element ...
4th issue. Special: "Fine Arts".
dedicated to the Fine Arts and the city. During the research on this subject, the texts and the information gathered were more than anticipated and as a result, the extent of the coverage is as long as the issue itself, yet without covering the topic in full ...
5th issue. Special: "Photography".
When addressing the tradition of photographers in Magnesia, most people immediately recall, and not accidentally so, the figures of Stefanos Stournaras, Kostas Zimeris, Dimitris Letsios, and from the more recent personalities in the field, that of Michalis Pornalis ...
6th issue. Special: "Architecture ".
Though the summer ambience may have caused a slight delay in the release of the 6th En Volo issue, we still hope that our reading public will be compensated by the richness of its contents. For starters, also in this issue, a large part of the material is covered by a special addressing the architecture of Volos and Pelion ...
7-8th issue. Special: "Literature".
Enriching the art oriented topics, the holiday double-issue of "En Volo" is dedicated to the literary tradition of Magnesia. In this anthology a total of 102 authors and poets are presented, through the editorial care of the Volos-native researcher and author Giorgos Panagiotou. ...
9th issue. Special: "Museums ".
The substantial cultural heritage of the area of Magnesia is reflected by the number of museums in operation in the area, either under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Local Authorities, or, in other occasions, through the persistent and attentive efforts of private individualsς ...
10th issue. Special: "Tastes and Produce in Magnesian cuisine".
Dietary habits, foods, drinks, sweets, produce, tastes in other words, constitute a part of every region's history and civilization. This En Volo special covers this multi-aspect topic in four entities with articles that aim to familiarize the reader with Magnesia's traditional tastes ...
11th issue. Special: "Education".
At this 11th -fall- issue of En Volo, the main subject of interest is education, a topic habitually at the forefront around this time of year. In pursuing the most complete coverage of this multi-aspect topic, the editing of the special was entrusted ...
12th issue. Special: "Christian monuments ".
Trough its 4th year of circulation En Volo continues its time-honored and substantiated approach in cultural, historical and physiognomical matters of the town and its surrounding area with a special on the Christian monuments of Magnesia ...
13th issue. Special: "Publishing ".
As part of the continual effort to record and document the historical physiognomy of town and prefecture, the 13th issue of En Volo is released with a special on publishing in Magnesia....
14th issue. Special: "Figures of sports ".
A few days before the opening of the Olympic Games, a dedication article to figures of sports in magnesia could not just be the registration of the most important athletes with big records and distinctions, but a whole report to persons and events, that developed the sport life of the city and the wider area ...
15th issue. Special: "Public Areas".
The concern over issues pertaining on the city's public image and the citizens' daily life is obvious, interesting and constant. Thus, the 15th En Volo special focuses on the major, and always current, topic of the town's public areas...
16th issue. Special: "Athanasakio Archaeological Museum of Volos".
The 16th En Volo issue is dedicated to the Athanasakio Archaeological Museum of Volos, an ever important cultural part of the town, which was recently expanded and renovated...
17th issue. Special: "Entertainment ".
A special on such an everyday, multi-aspect and subjective topic, as entertainment can be, is always a challenge. On this matter tries to rise to the occasion the 17th "En Volo" issue, through the utilization of the immediacy and charm that personal accounts can provide...
18th issue. Special: "Tourism".
This 18th En Volo summer issue features a special on tourism, a topic regularly on the forefront this time of year. In all their natural beauty, the greater Volos area, and indeed the entire prefecture, have always been of interest to tourists...
19th issue. Special: "Cinema".
The 19th En Volos issue features a special on the cinema, which focuses on the places, the people, and relevant activity of the past, a flourishing time for the cinema...
20th issue. Special: "Fashion".
The 20th issue of En Volo completes the magazine's first five year circulation run, with a special on "Fashion", a perpetually changing social phenomenon, and thus one of great interest and charm...
21th issue. Special: "Health Care and Social Welfare".
The 21st En Volo issue features a special on "Health Care and Social Welfare".
The special is enriched by its ccompanying articles and photographs of substance, thus indicating that the topic at hand is one that influences the quality of life and, in general terms, the social development...
22nd issue. Special: "City Museums in 21th century. Creating the City Museum of Volos".
The 22nd summer issue of "En Volo" is rather renewed, featuring changes in the permanent columns and a special on the planned City Museum, to be located in the former Papantos tobacco warehouse at the old district (Palia) of the city, at Feron 17....

23nd issue. Special: "Industrial Heritage ".
Spread throughout the city, the dozens of large industrial complexes bear undeniable witness to a glorious industrial past, mostly occurring in the first half of the 20th century. The contemporary city can fortunately present notable achievements in its exploitation of this heritage in recent decades. Thus, the 23rd "En Volo" special is both contemporary and of special interest.

24nd issue. Special: "Historic Libraries in Regional Greece; Their Establishment, Maintenance and Administration".
The special includes material on some of the most historic public libraries in regional Greece, as well as articles by prominent scientists of relevant academic fields and the challenges posed by new technologies in the administration of old and rare publications...

 

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