As an important department of Chongqing Municipal People’s Government, Chongqing Archives is a national integrated archives, intensively preserving and managing the archives and documents of Chongqing Municipal organizations, social societies and institutions. Also it is a research and utilization center of archives and historical materials for the public, a municipal Patriotism Education Base, and a backup center of electronic archives. Chongqing Archives was appraised as the first National Grade Archives in 1996, and the Advanced Unit in the Comprehensive Evaluation on the Development of Archives Endeavor in 2009.

Up to the end of 2010, there is a holding of 900,000volums of records and documents in Chongqing Archives, mainly including 735fonds (about 84,800volums), more than 6,600volums references (includes books, newspapers, magazines). Besides, Chongqing Archives has about 1000volums of tapes of multi-media archives, like auto-visual, film, recording, more than 2,500photographs and 110,000microfilms, and the other physical archives, like stamp, seal, and badge. The holding in Chongqing Archives displays truly and comprehensively the looks in different times and various developments of Chongqing from 1725. Especially the holding of 400,000volums War-time (during the World War) Capital Archives is the unique, which is a mirror to show a great period of national history from different aspects.

Welcome to Chongqing Archives.

Address:No.56 Saiguangping of Tianxingqiao area , Shapingba District
Postcode: 400038
Telephone:86-23-65313442
e-mail address: glcdaj@cq.gov.cn