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Nation-State Formation in Belarus in 1918-1920s

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 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
05 September 2018
A professional contest “The Best Archivist of Belarus” is held in Belarus in 2018 More >>
23 July 2018
BGAMLI holds the Sixteenth Archival Readings dedicated to the 125th anniversary of Belarusian actress, pedagogue, memoirist Paulina MYADYOLKA More >>
New on the site
17 September 2018
New online exhibition of documents, Nation-State Formation in Belarus in 1918-1920s has been posted on the website More >>
Archival news
10 September 2018
The National Historical Archives of Belarus received official commendation from President of Belarus A. Lukashenko More >>
06 September 2018
The National Archives and the publishing house Belarus Segodnya signed an agreement for the creation of the web portal “Partisans of Belarus” More >>
28 August 2018
First Deputy Director of the Archives and RM Department Olga Biryukova held a meeting on issues of archives digitization More >>
28 August 2018
Professional meeting of Belarusian archivists with representatives of China’s HAOBO security company at the National Archives More >>