Safavid Era is one of the highlights of Persian History. Safavid Kings did their best to bring back Persia, Iran, to its past glory, as Sassanid Dynasty did in second century.
The beginning of the Safavid period due to the increase in endowments and farms and the need for a wider management system, the administration of this large charity center expanded from a simple initial form to a large administrative complex. Court administrators wrote down details of their works on papers which might turned into a book or collections of papers. Their works cover various kinds of field. These documents are the collection of documents of the bureaucracy of this great institution in the Safavid era. The collection consists of 69,000 pages, dating from 1000 lunar years to 1148 lunar years.
Astan-e Qods Safavid Document Collection contains administrative, social, economic, agricultural information that presents a picture of Mashhad in Greater Khorasan and the social life of the Safavid period. Studying these documents is essential for understanding the social life of the people in the Safavid era.
Administrative Documents of Astan-e Quds Razavi in the Safavid Era is currently kept as Iran Memory of the World at the Astan Quds Razavi Library in Mashhad.
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