26.04.2012, Mr. H. To. Imam, honorable advisor of the Prime Minister, Relating to Public Administration, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh visited National Archives of Bangladesh. In the time of visit he has gone several sections of the National Archives of Bangladesh to see the work of this institution.
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The National Archives has also collected various District Collectorate Records like Dhaka Collectorate Records dating from 1889 to 1960, Jessore Collectorate Records 1786 to 1868, Bogra Collectorate Records 1846 to 1876 etc.
Sylhet Proceedings / Files
There are records of the Sylhet District when it was a part of the Assam Province covering the period from 1874 to 1947. These are very valuable records and provide an insight into the life and society of Sylhet during the colonial period.
Numbers of Old Maps of Bengal and the Sub-continent of the period ranging from 1854 to 1967 have been collected by the National Archives from the office of the Dhaka Divisional Commissioner and various other District Collectorate Records Rooms.
Government Publication (1800 - 1972)
Important and rare Administrative Reports, Rules, Parliamentary Papers etc. called government publications form major items in the collection of the National Archives.
The National Archives of Bangladesh has collected Calcutta Gazettes and Pakistan Gazettes from 1833 to 1990. The Bangladesh Gazettes are also being regularly collected from the Controller of Printing and Stationary since 1973.
Estate Records are another valuable collections of the National Archives. These are mainly old land records of two leading Zamindar families of East Bengal. These are:
9 (Nine) June 2013 is the International Archives Day.This Day is being observed throughout the World by concerned institutions and people 'to reflect on and create awareness about the importance of collection of records and preserving and sharing the documents and traces in various forms and formats that hold our experiences and various histories.'