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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 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
21 March 2019
BelNIIDAD holds a workshop “Records Preservation in an Institution: Selection of Records for Preservation and Destruction” More >>
New on the site
14 February 2019
The website presents an online exhibition of documents “The legal foundations of administration in Belarusian lands in 14th-18th centuries” More >>
Archival news
19 March 2019
The National Historical Archives of Belarus received a delegation of government officials from Lublin Province in Poland More >>
18 March 2019
An exhibition of historical documents “25 Years of the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus” More >>
26 February 2019
The State Archives in Glubokoe held celebrations dedicated to International Mother Language Day More >>
22 February 2019
BelNIIDAD released 5th edition of the Album of Organizational and Administrative Documents More >>
22 February 2019
BelNIIDAD released a directory “The bodies of local government and self-government in the Republic of Belarus in 1991-2010” More >>