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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 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 of records, online exhibitions, summaries of archival publications, general 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, the Insurrection of 1863-1864, the Culture of Belarus (architecture of churches, castles, palaces etc.), Famous People of Belarus (Ignańy Domeyko, Napoleon Orda, Vintsent Dunin-Martsinkevich, Yefim Karsky, Yanka Kupala, Yakub Kolas, Maksim Bogdanovich, Boris Kit, Vladimir Korotkevich) etc.

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


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Announcements
12 April 2018
The Belarusian Archives-Museum of Literature and Art holds the Eighteenth Archival Readings More >>
New on the site
21 March 2018
The website presents a virtual exhibition of documents “Nation-State Formation in Belarus 1918-1920” More >>
Archival news
12 April 2018
A guidebook “Latin-language documents on the history of Belarus in the 13th and 14th centuries in foreign archives” has been released More >>
12 April 2018
The website of the Ukrainian TsDANTD Archives presents a virtual exhibition “Ukraine-related records in the Belarusian BGANTD Archive and Belarus-related records in the Ukrainian TsDANTD Archive” More >>
03 April 2018
BGAMLI holds an exhibition dedicated to 100th anniversary of the declaration of the Belarusian National Republic More >>
27 March 2018
The delegation of Belarusian archivists paid a visit to the Republic of Poland More >>
23 March 2018
Presentation of the academic edition “The Old Believers in Gomel Region 1918-1991. Documents and Materials” More >>