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These are the 5 documentary centres that are currently taking part in XIX Century Album:

Zumalakarregi Museum is a reference centre for knowledge and enjoying the Basque Country in the 19 th century. The Museum provides an overall perspective of the changes that took place in Basque society as a result of the French Revolution. It has a documentary centre, made up of batches of correspondence, a huge amount of iconographic material, bibliographical collections on general, biographical and scientific works from the 19 th century. It carries out a wide variety of activities including research, publications, exhibitions, workshops, thematic itineraries and virtual programmes.

KOLDO MITXELENA Cultural Centre Library is a public service that aims to provide access to information, and take part in educating people over 16 and enriching their leisure time. It is a general library, that focuses on the humanities and Basque culture that, apart from housing important historical collections that have added throughout the 20 th century, also has a newspaper and periodicals library (both the latest magazines and newspapers, and old series of publications), an important reference section (specialised encyclopaedias, databases, dictionaries.) It provides everyone, as well as public libraries in Guipuzcoa, with a collection of documents that can be borrowed in all formats (books, videos, DVDs, CDs), and makes available its historical collections to researchers.

Gipuzkoa General Archive (AGG-GAO) is the historical archive of the goverment institutions of the Historical Province of Gipuzkoa: the General Assembly and the Provincial Council. It conserves documents from the XV to the XX centuries: institutional documents (General assembly and Provincial Councils, the ôCorregimientoö (The office of mayors appointed by the King), Protocols of the notarial district of Tolosa, Carlist documents...) and private ones (Duque de Mandas, Gaztañaduy House, Indalecio Ojanguren, Sigfrido Koch ŚphotographsŚ...).

Historical Protocol Archive of Gipuzkoa was set up by the Royal Decree of the National Education Ministry of the 10 th of July 1942 and has its headquarters in the old University of Oñati. It includes notarial protocols that are over 100 years old and the collection of documents regarding Mortgage Accounts (1768-1862).

Untzi Museoa-Naval Museum in San Sebastián, which was opened to the public in 1991, came about with the aim of helping to recover the Basque Maritime Heritage, which is understood to be all the intellectual and material expressions produced by human activity connected with the sea and sailing. It has a Documentation centre specialised in maritime subjects, and pays special attention to the Basque Country. Its collections are available to anyone interested in consulting them.

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