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Academician Yefim Karsky

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 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, 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
19 September 2016
The Belarusian State Archives-Museum of Literature and Art holds the 14th Archival Readings More >>
New on the site
16 September 2016
A new page dedicated to Yefim KARSKY has been added to the website More >>
Archival news
16 September 2016
ICA International Congress 2016 took place in Seoul, South Korea More >>
09 September 2016
The State Archives of Brest Region holds an exhibition of documents, The Cultural Life in Brest 1944 – the 1980s More >>
05 September 2016
The Archives of Scientific and Technical Documentation shows an exhibition dedicated to 80th anniversary of the birth of Architect Leonid LEVIN More >>
31 August 2016
The State Archives of Brest Region has produced a Guide to its Holdings 1939-2014 More >>
14 July 2016
A new Standard on Records Management has been adopted More >>
30 June 2016
BelNIIDAD released new procedural guidelines More >>