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Arkivju - Journal of the National Archives of Malta and the Friends of the National Archives of Malta

The price of this journal is €8.00 for the general public, while fully paid members of the Friends of the National Archives are entilted to a copy free of charge


Arkivju Issue 13 (2022)


Articles featuring in this issue:


The Restoration of the Maltese CArmelite Provincial Archive Glen Attard

The San Filippo Library and Archive in Senglea Joe Cini

Wettinger's Gozitan Toponymic Sources: An Analysis Simon Salafia


Vincenzo Maria Pellegrini's Maltese translation of poetry by Federico Garcia Lorca and Pablo Neruda deposited at the National Archives of Malta Ivan Said

President Sir Anthony Mamo and the Malta Cohort of Authors Sergio Grech

TMiscellaneous Treasures: Stories from Naional Archives Miscellaneous boxes dating 1746 to 1795 Rakele Fiott


Arkivju Issue 12 (2021)


Articles featuring in this issue:


Vincenzo Borg 'Brared' and the beginning of the Maltese insurrection against the French Mikea Sammut

The Archivum Conventus Carmelitarum Notabilis Charlò Camilleri

SPECIOSA CITTÀ ROHAN (book review) Evelyn Pullicino


Gozo in print: Images of Gozo (1536-1900) John Cremona

The road to the Malta Church - Labour Party Peace Accord (1969) Sergio Grech

The Catalan stratum in the Maltese Language: Fact or Fiction? Simon Salafia

The Maltese in Australia - personal reminiscences of a heritage documented through oral history Mark Caruana

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Arkivju Issue 11 (2020)


Articles featuring in this issue:


On the origins of Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta, Malta: archival evidence for the archaeology of a building  Christina Cachia, Mevrick Spiteri, Jennifer Porter


Maltese Archives... my choice Charles Farrugia

Un'esperienza Archivistica Italiana-Maltese Carla Zarrilli


Maltese partisan politics, bands and music Simon Farrugia

Failed attempts by Prime Minister Dominic Mintoff to open a national television station (1955-1958)  Sergio Grech

Road accidents in Malta (1921-1939)  Doris Mangion

Memories of the Palace Archives Barry York


Arkivju Issue 10 (2019)


Articles featuring in this issue:


Nuncio's Giuseppe Mojoli's Malta experience Sergio Grech


The transformation of Maltese public education 1940 - 1964 George Cassar


A Tribute - Michael Bonnici (1944-2019) The Pharmacy at the National The Editors


Turgot's Master Plan for the re-fortification of Mdina Stephen C. Spiteri

Italian Culture in Emmanuele Cilia's folk songs Gerald Bugeja

Aspects of the agriculture industry during the Second World War: Żebbuġ and Siġġiewi as a case-study  Noel Buttigieg

Heritage Malta's National War Museum Archives - Fort St Elmo Maria Micallef

Educational reform - some lessons from the past Mario Ellul

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Arkivju Issue 9 (2018)


Articles featuring in this issue:


Freedom of the press and libel offences (1839-1888): a new law Evelyn Pullicino


Collective memory through photos and the state of photographic archives in Gozo George J. Cassar


The Plague of 1813: the execution of Antonio Borg  Vincent Peresso


The National Archives of Malta and the fostering of good public records management practices Raymond Cremona

The Bread, bakers and the black market experience in 1942 Malta  Noel Buttigieg

An archival assessment of cartographic heritage at the National Archives   Marica Camilleri

Arkivju Issue 8 (2017)


Articles featuring in this issue:


A donation of items related to Sir Anthony Mamo (1909-2008)


Rethinking the Archive through the making of MEMORJA: An oral, ound and visual archive John Chircop


The MEMORJA Project: Focus on the Lampedusa Theme Irene Sestili


Studying historical landscapes: the cabreo and related arhival sources from Italy and Malta - from the sisteenth to the nineteenth century Daniel Borg, Valentina Burgassi, Mevrick Spiteri, Valeria Vanesio


The 'raw', the 'cooked' and the archive Noel Buttigieg


Parochial records and their research potential Joseph Grech

Arkivju Issue 7 (2016)


Articles featuring in this issue:


'Slema ħelic Soltana' Talba f'Instruzione de' Capellani e specialmente de' Geroslimitani - volum manuskritt fl-Arkivju tal-Karmelitani fl-Imdina Charlò Camilleri


Ir-reportorju mużikali konservat fl-Arkivji Maltin - patrimonju rikk li jistħoqqlu jkun aktar apprezzat Ġwann Azzopardi


Malta-related visual material from the Vatican Secret Archive William Zammit


Notarial manuscripts: some intersting insights on their composition Joan Abela


Better records make for a better business Romaine Petrocochino


The Consolato Del Mare preservation project: an update Leonard Callus, Simon P. Dimech, Mario V. Gauci & Irene Sestili

Arkivju Issue 6 (2015)


Articles featuring in this issue:


Social relations in Valletta:p preliminary studies of property disputes recorderd in the Officium Commissariorum Domorum Mervick Spiteri


When Can. Paolo Pullicino was appraised ....or censured? George Cassar


Preserving Malta's Maritime Commercial History - The Consolato del Mare Preservation Project Mario V. Gauci


The Richard Ellis Archives: Historical legacy and future vision Ian Ellis and Charles J. Farrugia


Government Secrecy in the Era of Openness Kelvin Smith and James Lowry


Focus on the Association of Commonwealth Archivists and Records Managers (ACARM)

Arkivju Issue 5 (2014)


Articles featuring in this issue:


Oral Tradition: contending historical and contemporary relevance John Chircop


Working 'outside the home' - Maltese women and domestic work from the mid-19th century to the turn of the 20th century Alison Mintoff


Deficiency of access to music Dorianne Coleiro


From mission to citizens' expectations: the experience of the National Archives of Malta Charles J. Farrugia


The effects of aviation on Malta (1920-1940) Karl Mintoff


Conservation of a Zibaldone by Count Saverio Marchese Mario V. Gauci & Simon Dimech

Arkivju Issue 4 (2013)


Articles featuring in this issue:


The archival finding aid; an information management perspective within the cultural sector Oliver Mamo


The establishment of broadcasting in Malta Giorgio Peresso


Archiving of media productions: guidles for the local scenario Maria Chircop


The Malta Study Center 2003-2013: comments on its digital transition Theresa M. Vann


Creditors and deptors - evidence from the Consolato del Mare records Sebastian Vella


Books and immigration: libraries and people in Victoria, Australia Dianne Reilly


Antonio Azzopardi and the Maltese emigration to Australia

Arkivju Issue 3 (2012)


Articles featuring in this issue:


Challenges to the management of archaeological remains in the late nineteenth century Anton Bugeja


'Your Most Obedient Servant': from serving the Crown to serving the People! Charles J. Farrugia


The Department of Land & Public Registry - a historical background Donald Briffa


The venial sins of the common people: petty offences and other misdemeanours in Gozo in the late nineteenth century (1889-1891) Michael Refalo


Aliens in a Fortress Colony Joseph Cassar


Food aboard a Maltese corsair ship - a facet of the Corso at Malta Liam Gauci


Book selection principles and policies in libraries Anthony Camenzuli

Arkivju Issue 2 (2011)


Articles featuring in this issue:


The one hundred and forty one days long French rule in Gozo from the documents at the National Archives  Joseph Bezzina


Swedish ships’ connections with Malta in the 18th century  Joseph Muscat


The war years in Corradino Civil Prison  Sandra Scicluna


The transition from traditional to motor transport in the inter-war period  Doris Mangion


The potential for archival material to sustain damage increases when in use in the public search-room  Mary Samut-Tagliaferro


Surveying Medieval Malta through sources – cica 1091-1530  Alexander Cutajar

Arkivju Issue 1 (2010)


Articles featuring in this issue:


The National Archives of Malta: twenty years after the first legislation

Charles J. Farrugia


Celebrating 10 years of collaboration on archival education in schools

Feature about the collaboration with Schools and Ms Evelyn Pullicino 


Outreach at the National Archives of Malta Cecily Rizzo


The Agius Bequest: A private archive created on WWII death casualties in theMaltese War Theatre of Operations and held at the National Archives of Malta Frederick Cauchi Inglott


The Maltese teacher corps: from humble beginnings to unionisation – some observations George Cassar


Family life and neighbourliness in Malta (c.1640 – c.1760): Some preliminary observations based on evidence from the Magna Curia Castellaniæ Emanuel Buttigieg


People of an urban night culture Noel Buttigieg

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