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Zonal State Archives in Lida

Finding aids

Number of inventories (opisi) — 2 624

List of fonds (record groups)
Index to registration forms of fonds (by branch) - 1 504 cards


Systematic catalogue 47 835 cards

Specialized card catalogues

Repressed persons 882 cards
Active organizations 282 cards
Liquidated organizations 1 328 cards
History of government institutions 1 054 cards

Internal directories

The organization, enlargement and reorganization of state farms and collective farms in the districts of Voronovo, Ivye, Lida, Ostrovets, Oshmiany, Smorgon, Radun and Yuratishki

On availability of personnel records of institutions and enterprises in the districts of Voronovo, Ivye, Lida, Ostrovets, Oshmiany, Smorgon, Radun and Yuratishki

List of decisions on distribution of land plots to institutions and enterprises from the records of the Lida District Executive Committee 1944-1982

Renaming of streets in Lida

List of persons who suffered from political repressions (records of the Lida District Finance Department)

List of records relating to the Russian Orthodox Church available at the Local State Archives in Lida

List of the cartographic materials of the local state archive

Administrative and territorial division of the districts covered by the Archive of 1 January 1993

Directory to notarial records held at the Local State Archives in Lida


The Local State Archives in Lida. A Short Directory to Holdings (1944-2011). Lida, 2012

Published directories

The streets in the town of Smorgon. The history of renamings in documents 1945-1996. Directory. Lida, 2016.

Information and reference materials

683 items

Reference library

299 items

The basic resources in the library include collections of laws of the USSR and BSSR, directories on administrative and territorial division, guides, political and scientific literature, encyclopaedias and reference books. The library holds 49 sets of journals and 182 sets of district newspapers.

13 January 2020
BelNIIDAD holds a workshop, Records Preservation in an Institution: Selection of Records for Preservation and Destruction More >>
New on the site
21 January 2020
The website presents new online exhibition of documents “The Life and Work of People’s Writer of Belarus Vasil Bykau” More >>
Archival news
24 January 2020
The Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry held an extended board meeting More >>
22 January 2020
WWII veteran Vasily Deikun, whose personal papers are held at the Local State Archives in Rechitsa, celebrated his 100 years More >>
16 January 2020
A new Unified System of Administrative Documentation has been approved and released for use More >>
14 January 2020
Belarus Cinema and Photo Archive and internet-portal present the next issue of joint project “These are We” More >>
30 December 2019
BelNIIDAD released guidelines on selection of automated records management systems More >>