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The Federal Archives supplements its holdings with collections that have been transferred or compiled in the course of developing its holdings. Several places provide a reference service for the Federal Archives:


You will find further information on the time reference pages and the reference pages  Pictures and posters, Film, Maps, plans and technical drawings and Military bodies and associations.

Special groups

Research options

Advices for reference

The regulations governing the use of the reference service are contained in the Federal Archives Act (BArchG), the Federal Archives access regulations, the Federal Archives cost regulations and the reading room regulations of the Federal Archives. Please note that specific legal and contractual provisions may apply in the case of access to personal records and archives of private origin with copyright implications.

Reference locations