Alhamra Archives Research & Information Center

  Archives are a major source of learning for any society by seeing whatever their elders/seniors have done in the past whether it relates to music industry, art industry, acting industry, drama industry, novel writing, drama script writing, plays writing, antique books writing, historical buildings, or some other works relating to the past which may serve as a secondary source of information for researchers. Alhamra archives section got operative about couple of months back. Archive section is a compilation of works done by notable personalities in past in the shape of Drama scripts, Press clippings, cassettes, Antique Gramophone, Audio Cd’s and VCR. Drama scripts include some of the famous dramas in the television history of Pakistan, while press clippings relate all the famous historical events that happened in past in the art industry. Audio cassettes are a wonderful addition to the archive section as it includes some live famous recordings in the voice of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, and some other famous unforgettable memories. A total of 4 PhD’s researchers have done their research in the field of art and culture along with prominent personalities involved in the promotion of art and culture activities through the collection available in archive section. Last but not the least archive section is a valuable addition in the facilities of Lahore Arts Council (Alhamra), this facility remains open in all working days for visitors.