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Welcome to the Archives of Belarus website!

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.

A considerable part of the website materials are the subject guides to archival records on various aspects of the history and culture of Belarus. The guides provide an overview of the research topic, the lists of records and virtual exhibition, summary information on the archive editions. The selected topics include the events of the Great Patriotic War (World War Two in the Soviet Union 1941-1945) and the War of 1812 in Belarus, Culture of Belarus (architecture of churches, castles, palaces, the architectural ensemble of Independence Avenue in Minsk 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", which describe the archival holdings 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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17 March 2014
The National Historical Archives of Belarus in Grodno temporarily ceased its work to move into a new building More >>
New on the site
06 February 2014
Exhibition on the 100th anniversary of the birth of the People’s Poet of Belarus Arkadz Kuliashou More >>
Archival news
03 April 2014
Exhibition of records opens at the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus More >>
26 March 2014
Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry held a board meeting More >>
21 March 2014
Methodical recommendations on creation of official heraldic symbols of administrative and territorial units in the Republic of Belarus adopted More >>