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Nation-State Formation in Belarus in 1918-1920s

The National Archives of the Republic of Belarus

Finding aids

Number of inventories (opisi) — 3 461

Indexes to inventories within a record group (fond)

Subject index

Fond 4 Belarusian National Commissariat, opis 1
Fond 6 Central Executive Committee of the BSSR (Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic), opis 1
Fond 7 Council of Ministers (People's Commissars) of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 15 Permanent Representatives of the BSSR to the USSR Government, opis 1
Fond 18 Economic Council at the Council of People's Commissars of the BSSR, opis 1-3
Fond 31 State Planning Commission at the Council of Ministers (People's Commissars) of the BSSR , opis 1-4
Fond 34 People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs of the BSSR (NKVD BSSR), opis 1
Fond 42 People's Commissariat of Education of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 44 People's Commissariat of Labour of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 46 People's Commissariat of Health of the BSSR, opis 1, 2
Fond 48 People's Commissariat of Land of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 63 Supreme Council of National Economy of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 88 Belarusian Chamber of Measures and Weights at the Supreme Council of National Economy of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 93 Ministry of Finance of the BSSR, opis 1, 3, 4
Fond 99 People's Commissariat of Justice, opis 2, 4
Fond 101 People's Commissariat of Workers and Peasants Inspection of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 140 Administration of the BSSR Representative to the USSR Ministry of Supply, opis 1
Fond 143 Western District Division of the Leningrad State Electric-Machine Building Company at the Supreme Council of National Economy of the RSFSR , opis 1
Fond 148 State Trust of Forest Industry of the BSSR, opis 1-3
Fond 204 Belarusian State Research Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology at the People's Commissariat of Health of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 202 Belarusian Division of the All-Soviet Union Institute for Agriculture Mechanization and Electrification, opis 1
Fond 284 Central Board of Workers Trade Union for Flour-Milling, Baking and Confectionary Industries of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 285 Belarusian Republic Committee of Workers Trade Union for Flour-Milling and Grain Elevators, opis 1
Fond 332 Belarusian Union of Consumer Cooperatives, opis 1, 3
Fond 334 Belarusian Central Union of Agricultural and Credit Cooperatives, opis 1, 2
Fond 344 Belarusian Union of Fishing Collective Farms and Cooperatives, opis 1
Fond 516 Administration of State Insurance at the Ministry of Finance of the BSSR, opis 1, 3, 4, 9
Fond 622 Chancellery of the Vitebsk Province Commissar (Ministry of Internal Affairs) of the Provisional Government, opis 1-4
Fond 750 Prosecutor's Office of the BSSR, opis 1
Fond 1336 Underground Communist Party Authorities in Vitebsk Region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 1

Subject-thematic index

Fond 1399 Partisan units in the Baranovichi region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 1
Fond 1403 Partisan units in the Vitebsk region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 1
Fond 1405 Partisan units in the Minsk region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 1
Fond 1406 Partisan units in the Mogilev region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 1
Fond 1407 Partisan units in the Pinsk region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis1
Fond 1450 Belarusian Headquarters of Partisan Movement, opis 2

Name index

Fond 60 Institute of Party History under the Central Committee of the Communist Party (Bolsheviks) of Belarus, opis 4
Fond 1363 Committee of State Security (KGB) of the Republic of Belarus — Index to Opis 1, Criminal files on German POWs convicted of crime committed in Nazi-occupied areas of the USSR in WWII, 1941-1945
Fond 1405 Partisan units in the Minsk region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 1, 2
Fond 1406 Partisan units in the Mogilev region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 2
Fond 1407 Partisan units in the Pinsk region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 2
Fond 1450 Belarusian Headquarters of Partisan Movement, opis 2

Geographical index

Fond 1405 Partisan units in the Minsk region in WWII, 1941-1945, opis 1-2
Fond 1450 Belarusian Headquarters of Partisan Movement, opis 2

Structural index

Fond 31 State Planning Commission under the Council of Ministers of the BSSR, opis 4-7
Fond 93 Ministry of Finance of the BSSR, opis 6, 9, 10, 11
Fond 265 Belarusian Republic-level Council of Trade Unions, opis 5, 7, 9, 11

By branch

Fond 30 Central Statistical Board of the BSSR, opis 1-3
Fond 53 Belarusian Company of State Farms under the People's Commissariat of Land of the BSSR, opis 1-3
Fond 265 Index of trade unions of the BSSR, 1945-1970, to opisi 5, 7, 9, 11
Fond 277 Central Board of the Workers Trade Union of the Peat Industry of the BSSR, opis 1, 2
Fond 1220 Ministry of Higher and Specialized Secondary Education of the BSSR, opis 1, 2

Indexes to records within a record group (fond)

Subject index to records in Fond 4 "Belarusian National Commissariat"

Subject index to records in Fond 701 "Commission for National Policy at the Central Executive Committee of the BSSR"

Name index to records in Fond 4 "Belarusian National Commissariat"

Subject-branch index to resolutions by the Council of Ministers of the BSSR referring to the history of government institutions 1942-1960 in Fond 7 "Council of Ministers of the BSSR"

Chronological index to orders by the Ministry of Agriculture of the BSSR (Fond 48) referring to the history of agricultural institutions, 1944-1961

Index to records in Fond 1131 "Council of National Economy of the BSSR" on the history of institutions under the Council of National Economy of the BSSR, 1957-1965

Thematic index to radio series and programs at the Belarusian radio of the State Committee of the Republic of Belarus for television and radio broadcast for 1981-1992 in two volumes to records in Fond 871 "National State Television and Radio Company at the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus"

Thematic index to television series and programs at the Belarusian television of the State Committee of the Republic of Belarus for television and radio broadcast for 1976-1992 in two volumes to records in Fond 871 "National State Television and Radio Company at the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus"

Catalogues

Systematic catalogue 218 341 cards
Electronic systematic catalogue 21 477 cards
Name catalogue 13 037 cards
Electronic name catalogue 10 350 cards

Specialized card catalogues

Subject-thematic card index:
- Fond 4p "Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus"
- WWII records

Name card index:
- personal files of members of the Communist Party of Belarus
- members of the Communist Party of Western Belarus
- secretaries of local Communist Party and Komsomol organisations
- delegates to the congresses of the Communist Party of Belarus and the Leninist Young Communist League of Belarus
- participants in Partisan movement in the Civil War
- participants in Partisan and Underground movement in the Great Patriotic War
- participants in Partisan movement in Belarus in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 decorated with the USSR orders and medals
- persons decorated with the Honorary Diploma and the Diploma of the BSSR Supreme Council

Surveys of fonds

Vitebsk Province Commissar at the Provisional Government
People's Commissariat of Health of the BSSR
Central Statistical Board of the BSSR, 1918-1930

Subject surveys

Subject survey of Fond "People's Commissariat of Workers and Peasants Inspection of the BSSR"

Survey of records at the Central State Archives of the October Revolution of the BSSR on the history of factories and plants in Belarus, 1917-1941

Survey of records at the Central State Archives of the October Revolution of the BSSR on the condition and development of agriculture in Belarus, 1917-1941

Short survey of records at the Central State Archives of the October Revolution of the BSSR on the history of agriculture in Belarus, 1920-1932

Survey of records at the Belarusian Water Reclamation Company of the People's Commissariat of Land of the BSSR on the theme of "Hydrological regime and reclamation construction in the basin of the Pripyat River"

Lists of issues discussed at the sessions

Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus — 61 volumes, 1918-1991

Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus — 37 volumes, 1924-1934, 1952-1959, 1962-1963, 1969-1991

Bureau of the Central Committee of the Leninist Young Communist League of Belarus — 40 volumes, 1946-1979, 1983-1990

Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Leninist Young Communist League of Belarus — 1 volume, 1968

Subject automated databases

German captivity

Secret addresses of the Minsk Underground Antifascist Organization

Formations and units of the former German army and its satellites in Belarus in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1944

Participants in the Partisan and Underground movement in Belarus in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1944

Soviet Army officers prisoners of war

Belarusian citizens who were groundlessly repressed

Belarusian villages burnt during the Great Patriotic War

Guides

To individual archives

The Central State Archives of the October Revolution and Socialist Construction of the BSSR (guide) - Minsk: "Polymia", 1967. - 243 p.

Fonds of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus: short directory - Minsk: National Library of Belarus, 2012. - 229 p.

The Central Committee of the Communist Party (of Bolsheviks) of Belarus, 1918-1941. Fond 4 p. Opis 1. - Minsk: NARB, 2007 - 704 p.

Records at the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus relating to the Czechoslovakia Crisis of 1968: directory. - Minsk: NARB, 2008. - 176 p.

The Central State Archives of the October Revolution and Socialist Construction of the BSSR. Guide. Minsk, 1976

Conviction of Foreign Prisoners of War and Internees in Belarus in 1944-1951 (Inventory of criminal files in Fond 1363). Directory / Compilers: L. Zhukova, N. Kirillova, V. Selemenev (head). - Minsk - Moscow - Graz, 2016. - 552 p.: illustrations

Multi-archive directories


Fonds of the former archives of the Communist Party of Belarus: short directory in 2 parts. P. 1 - Minsk: NARB, 1997. - 104 p.

Fonds of the former archives of the Communist Party of Belarus: short directory in 2 parts. P. 2. Fonds of the local organisations of KPB and LKSMB - Minsk: NARB, 1998. - 288 p.

Finding aids at the state archives of the Republic of Belarus. Minsk: BelNIIDAD, 2007. - 76 p.

State Archives of the Republic of Belarus 1944-1997. Short directory - Minsk: BelNIIDAD, 2000. - 476 p.

High Bodies of State Power and Central Administration in the Belarusian SSR 1965-1991 in three parts - Minsk: BelNIIDAD, 2000. - 214 p.

Guide to places of detention for the civilian population in the occupied territory of Belarus 1941-1944. Handbuch der Haftstätten für Zivilbevölkerung auf dem besetzten Territorium von Belarus 1941-1944 — Minsk: NARB, 2001. - 158 p. (Rus., Germ.)

Records on the history of Orthodox Church in Belarus 18th - 20th cc. at the state archives of the Republic of Belarus: multi-archive directory - Minsk: BelNIIDAD, 2003. - 284 p.

Records on the history of the Great Patriotic War at the state archives of the Republic of Belarus 1941-1945. Directory. - Dresden - Minsk - Graz, 2003. - 592 p: illustrations (Rus., Germ.)

The National Archives of the Republic of Belarus // Records on the history and culture of Jews at the Belarusian archives: guidebook - Moscow, 2003. - P.160-260

Camps of Soviet Prisoners of War in Belarus 1941-1944. Directory - Minsk, 2003. – 62 p.

Archival records of the Republic of Belarus, a treasury of the social memory of the state: directory / Comp. Ò. I. Sedliarevich. - Minsk: NARB, 2005. - 144 p.

Belarusian Society in Petrograd for Assistance to War Victims. 1916-1918: multi-archive directory. - Minsk: NARB, 2008. - 90 p.

Panteleimon Ponomarenko: Personal archives and book collection: master catalogue / [compilers: V. Skalaban (head), M. Afanasyev, V. Gerasimov, V. Dainekina, T. Kekeleva, Yu. Lavrik, E. Makarenko, S. Prikhach, G. Skorinko, A. Stefanovich, M. Tumash, V. Shepelev, N. Yatskevich; editors: V. Adamushko et al.]. - Minsk, 2013. - 254 p.

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