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Архивният фонд на Асен Христофоров в Централния държавен архив
The archive stock for Assen Christophorov at the Central State Archives

Author(s): Liliana Vladeva
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Институт за литература - BAN
Keywords: The archive stock; Assen Christophorov; Central State Archives

Summary/Abstract: The article features the archive stock for Asen Christophorov, which is kept at the Central state archives (CSA). It contains documents and photos that generally represent his entire life cycle and creative work – from his college years at the Robert College in Istanbul (1937-1931), through his studies at the London University (1931-1934), his time as a director of the Situation Office at the General Statistics Office (1935-1938), his work as a professor at the State School of Higher Education for Financial and Administrative Studies (present University of National and World Economy) in Sofia (1940-1947) and the State University „St. Kliment Ohridski“ (present Sofia University) (1943-1947). The stock also contains documents concerning the “Stopanski Vesti” (Business News) magazine. There are also documents about Asen Christophorov’s arrest and imprisonment at the Belene concentration camp (1951-1952) as well as files related to his stay and work in the village of Govedartsi, Samokov Region. The main part of the stock consists of documents regarding Asen Christophorov’s scientific research and writing. It contains two monographs as well as a number of his research papers and articles on theoretical topics and issues of present interest. Some of these are manuscripts; others are published in various economic media. Hristoforov’s archive stock contains typewritten versions of the “Matsakurtsi” short novel, the “Corvee” novel, the “Three Men and a Donkey in the Rila Mountains” short novel, the “Treasure Hunters” short novel, the “Revelations” article cycle, as well as Christophorov’s translation of James Joyce’s “Dubliners” and more.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 113-118
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Bulgarian