Wiener Stadt- und Landesarchiv - Magistratsabteilung 8

  • Municipal and Provincial Archives of Vienna - Municipal Department 8

History

The Wiener Stadt- und Landesarchiv collect, store, and preserve documents and records regarding the history of Vienna. Municipal and Provincial Archives additionally act as the city's history and local government documentation and research center.

Archival and Other Holdings

Collections of the Wiener Stadt- und Landesarchive include but are not limited to: city office records, records of executive offices and authorities, former townships [Stadtarchiv]; state administrative records, state court records, police records, political party records, and records of private institutions [Landesarchiv]. Among others contains restitution- and/or compensation-related materials: 1. Magistratsabteilung 119 / Vermögensentzug-Anmeldungsverordnung; 2. Opferfürsorgeakten; closed files; restriction: extended period for protection of personal data

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

Online descriptions of the collections are available on the Archives' website.

Opening Times

Use of the Archives reading room is available by appointment. Use of the Archives' computers in the reading room is also possible.

Sources

  • Ardey Verlag / Verband deutscher Archivare: Archive in Deutschland,Österreich und der Schweiz (2006),Österreich/online search

  • Claims Conference