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.

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.

In the special, under the supervision of philology professor Vera Vasardani, is attempted to present all the important events in the publishing history of Volos and its environs from 1881 to the present. Through the pages of the special, newspapers, magazines, and books are presented, as they happen to emerge from numerous different fields and disciplines: the private sector, social clubs, guilds of various professionals, local government, the teaching and academic community.

Also presented are topics of the local typography, printed advertisement material and the most important post card publishers in Magnesia.

In the permanent -exclusive of special- columns the reader will find a narrative by Panagiotis Katsirelos in Literature, the philology professor Ioanna Papazafeiri in Personalities, post cards and printed advertisement material from the collection of Stavros Mpatoudakis in Memento, while a detailed index of the magazine's articles for the year 2003 appears in the annually published supplement Euretirio.











 
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