It was founded in 1985 by the Andean Parliament and is partially financed by the Andean Community. It is a university specialized in post-graduate courses with headquarters in Sucre, Bolivia (since 1985), national headquarters in Quito, Ecuador (since 199
Cotocollao, José Nogales N69-22 y Francisco Arcos.
022 491-156 / 022 491-157
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Objectives of the institution
To contribute to the strengthening of the memory of Ecuador through preservation, dissemination and access to historic information.
Heritage documents under its protection
Documentary collection of which 323.135 pages have been digitalized up to date. An ancient bibliographic collection and museum objects (archaeology and artistic). In the newspapers and periodicals collection there are 9.291 books, of which, 4.433.836 pages of periodicals have been digitalized up to date.
The state of conservation of these documents is very good, they are in the process of being digitalized. This documentation is used by researchers.
Periodicals published by the institution
It publishes printed catalogues.