Directorate of Archives, Assam


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Are you interested to know about the administrative and historic of Assam? We will suggest you go through this Directorate of Archive, Assam. You may find it more interesting.

Assam State Archives Library collects and preserves very rare and old documents of administrative and historic importance and keeps in its Archival library and which are out of print now .These documents are mostly Govt. publications and reports from time to time. 

The Assam State archives is the biggest archives in the N-E India. The scholars have greater attention and impression for its valuable holdings and perfect management.As such,the Assam state archives represent as a biggest primary data centre for several organization,offices and individuals in the North-Eastern part of the country and abroad and greatly facilitates in day to day administration of the govt too.

The Archival Library Possess got around 30000 nos of extensive collections like various administrative reports, census reports, and other reports such as forest, excise, land revenue, settlement & resettlement, public administration etc. Furthermore, materials like History of services, civil list, industrial, power, tea, Assam gazette, Calcutta gazette, India gazette, various ACTs, code, old journals and bulletins, monographs, survey reports of flora and Fauna, assembly debates, manuals, proceedings, and old maps.These valuable materials are the primary resource materials to the scholars, administrators, public and student too.
  • Assam Commissioner files (1833-1907)
  • Special Branch (Police) files (1935-1945)
  • Rare library books
  • Administration Report
  • Maps
  • Political map of Assam and adjoining countries
  • Different forest maps of Assam
  • Revenue maps
  • Geological maps
  • Different circle maps of Assam and Eastern Bengal covering the period of 1853 to 1948.
DOAA is open for all, for research purpose only. The material from the library is not for lending. Research worker has to visit personally to collect data. 
Assam Secretariat
Dispur, Guwahati, Assam - 781006

JGU Library is not liable for violating the Copyrights. We are trying to guide you on how to access and use the archives.