On the occasion of the celebration, on November 30, of the National Archives Day, the National Foundation of Museums (FNM) will hand over to the Archives of Morocco more than 50 years of archival documents from the Museum of History and civilizations of Rabat.
A joint press release from the FNM and the Archives of Morocco, specifies in this regard that these archives include correspondence, scientific reports from archaeologists, archaeological excavation reports, prospecting plans and administrative documents covering the period from 1918 to ‘in the 1970s.
The same source also indicates that before making this payment, several operations were carried out at the Museum of History and Civilizations, formerly the Antiquity and Archeology Service created under General Lyautey, for the treatment and disinfection of paper documents, sorting, classification, digitization and indexing in order to dematerialize them and allow their access to researchers.
This initiative, which is part of a process of preserving the national historical heritage in order to encourage other institutions to deposit their historical documents in the Archives of Morocco, it is stressed, aims to promote the value of the archival heritage of the Kingdom. , by promoting its preservation and transmission to future generations.