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The First World War in Belarus

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.

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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Announcements
26 May 2015
Meeting of the heads of archival services and state archival institutions of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation in Grodno, Belarus More >>
Archival news
20 May 2015
International scholarly conference Great Victory: History and Modern Time More >>
13 May 2015
BelNIIDAD issued new Retention Schedule for records of government agencies, institutions and physical entities More >>
12 May 2015
State Archives of Brest Region present a series of expositions on 70th anniversary of the Victory More >>
11 May 2015
Presentation of the book of archival documents and exhibition of photographs at the State Archives of Astana, Kazakhstan More >>
08 May 2015
Exhibition of documents on 70th Anniversary of the Victory prepared by NARB and BGAKFFD archives More >>
08 May 2015
Exhibition of documents on 70th Anniversary of the Victory at the Local State Archives in Baranovichi More >>
08 May 2015
Belarusian Film and Photo Archives presents a photo album Vasily Arkashev My War More >>