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Organisation Organisation
The Federal Archives comprise seven departments and the Foundation Archives of Parties and Mass Organisations of the GDR in the Federal Archives more …
Agency locations Agency locations
The Federal Archives have seven agency locations across Germany more …
Responsibilities Responsibilities
The Federal Archives have the legal responsibility of permanently preserving the federal archival documents and making them available for use. This includes documents (files, papers, cartographic records, pictures, posters, films). more …
Overall concept Overall concept
Provision of knowledge, researching of sources, encouraging an understanding of history. more …
Legal basis Legal basis
Law on the Preservation and Use of Federal Archival Documents (BArchG), Use Regulations, Reading Room Regulations more …
The history of the Federal Archives The history of the Federal Archives
The history of the Federal Archives that were set up in 1952 goes back to the year 1919. more …