Moravský zemský archiv v Brně / Moravian Provincial Archive in Brno

Author(s): Šárka Navrátilová (2019) – last update: 2019-07-10 The Moravský zemský archiv v Brně / Moravian Provincial Archive in Brno takes care of the collections related to the history of Moravia. Its funds are composed of the documents of the Moravian land and municipal authorities; political, financial and court administrations; churches; enterprises; and other associations. […]

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Vědecká knihovna v Olomouci / Research Library in Olomouc

Author(s): Šárka Navrátilová (2019) – last update: 2019-06-27 The Research Library in Olomouc was established as a part of the local Jesuit university in the 16th century and, in the course of its existence, its administration created a unique collection of historical prints, manuscripts, books, newspapers and maps, which serves as a useful source of information […]

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Госфильмофонд России (ГФФ) / The Gosfil’mofond of Russia (GFF)

Author(s): Iryna Marholina (2019) – last update: 2019-06-04 The Государственный фонд кинофильмов Российской Федерации or Госфильмофонд России (ГФФ) / The Russian State Film Foundation or The Gosfil’mofond of Russia (GFF) is the largest film archive in Russia. It specializes in motion pictures, both Russian (including Soviet) and foreign, but its vast collection contains non-fiction films […]

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Галузевий державний архів СБ України (ГДА СБУ) / Sectoral State Archive of the Security Services of Ukraine (HDA SBU)

Author(s): Jan Bever (2019) – last update: 2019-03-07 Ukraine’s secret service’s archive is certainly a treasure for those interested in Ukraine’s history during Soviet times and the KGB in general. The further back in Soviet history, the more documents are available. The archive’s first documents date back to the Bolsheviks in 1917/18 in Ukraine (if […]

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Нацыянальны архіў Рэспублікі Беларусь (НАРБ) / The National Archives of The Republic of Belarus (NARB)

Author(s): Anton Liavitski (2019) – last update: 2019-02-11 The Нацыянальны архіў Рэспублікі Беларусь (НАРБ) / National Archive of the Republic of Belarus (NARB) is the major archive institution in Belarus. The primary task of the archive is to store documents that have been issued by state organs of Belarus, the Communist Party of Belarus (between […]

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Государственный архив Российской Федерации (ГАРФ) / The State Archive of the Russian Federation (GARF)

Author(s): Daniela Mathuber (2018) – last update: 2018-12-06 The Государственный архив Российской Федерации (ГАРФ) / State Archive of the Russian Federation’s (GARF) basic task is to store documents that have been issued by the highest legislative, executive and judicial organs since about 1800, but it owns documents of other origins as well. Among them are […]

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Электронный архив Прожито / Digital Archive “Prozhito”. Diaries and Notes

Author(s): Anke Oehler (2018) – last update: 2018-11-28 The электронный архив Прожито/ digital archive “Prozhito” collects and publishes diaries from a wide range of people from the 18th to the 21st century. The diaries are mostly in Russian and Ukrainian. The archive is managed by a group of volunteers who publish diaries from archives, online […]

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Arhivele Naționale ale României / The National Archives of Romania

Author(s): Arnošt Štanzel (2018) – last update: 2018-09-28 The Arhivele Naționale ale României / The National Archives of Romania hold the country’s most important documents from various periods of time. Contact Arhivele Naționale ale României (aparat central) Bd. Regina Elisabeta nr. 49, sector 5, Bucureşti, C-050013 Tel. Relații cu Publicul / Public Relations: 021 / 314 43 […]

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Российский государственный архив древних актов (РГАДА) / The Russian State Archive of Ancient Acts (RGADA)

Author(s): Daniela Mathuber (2018) – last update: 2018-12-06 The Российский государственный архив древних актов (РГАДА) / The Russian State Archive of Ancient Acts (RGADA) houses the biggest collection of sources prior to 1800 in the Russian Federation. The oldest documents date from the 12th century, the youngest ones from the late 19th. The archive was […]

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Российский государственный архив социально-политической истории (РГАСПИ) / The Russian State Archive of Socio-Political History (RGASPI)

Author(s): Kathleen Beger (2018) – last update: 2018-08-01 The Российский государственный архив социально-политической истории (РГАСПИ) / Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv sotsial’no-politicheskoi istorii / The Russian State Archive of Socio-Political History (RGASPI) in Moscow was established in 1999 by merging the former Российский центр хранения и изучения документов новейшей истории (РЦХИДНИ) / Rossiiskii tsentr khraneniya i izucheniya […]

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