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Partisan zones in Belarus in World War Two

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The Archives of Belarus website is an information resource of the archives and records management authorities and the state archives network in the Republic of Belarus.

The website contains information on the central, regional and local state archives and institutions and their services. There is information on genealogy, archival publications, legislation, and professional training.

The basic guidance for multiple records of the National Archival Holdings of the Republic of Belarus is provided in archival directories.

An important part of the website are subject guides to archival records on various aspects of the history and culture of Belarus. The guides contain lists and exhibition of records, summary of archival publications, background information on research topics. The selected topics include the Great Patriotic War (the Second World War in the Soviet Union 1941-1945), the First World War, the War of 1812 and the Insurrection of 1863-1864 in Belarus, the Culture of Belarus (architecture of churches, castles, palaces etc.), Famous People of Belarus (Ignańy Domeyko, Napoleon Orda, Vintsent Dunin-Martsinkevich, Yanka Kupala, Yakub Kolas, Maksim Bogdanovich, Boris Kit, Vladimir Korotkevich).

A separate piece of information are the materials of the UNESCO Project "The Documentary Heritage of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth/Rzeczpospolita", which describe the archival fonds and manuscript collections of the Commonwealth in the archives and libraries of many European countries (Belarus, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Russia, Germany, Austria, France, Sweden, Finland).


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22 June 2015
Online exhibition of documents Partisan Zones in Belarus in World War Two marks 70th anniversary of the Victory More >>
Archival news
01 July 2015
14th meeting of archivists from Bryansk and Gomel regional archives took place in Vetka, Gomel Region More >>
29 June 2015
BelNIIDAD released new publications More >>
17 June 2015
Delegation of the National Historical Archives of Belarus visited the Museum of King John III’s Palace at Wilanow (Warsaw, Poland) More >>
08 June 2015
Meeting of the heads of archive services and state archival institutions of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, Grodno, Belarus More >>