Provinciearchief West-Vlaanderen

  • Provincial Archive West Flanders
  • PAWV


The Archives were founded in 1994 with the intention to manage and open up the written and / or digital archival heritage starting in 1794 up until today.

Archival and Other Holdings

The Provincial Archives of West Flanders is responsible for all documents created or received by the management bodies (Provincial Governor, Deputation, Provincial Council, Province Clerk, District Board), and various administrative and technical Provincial services. Besides this the Provincial Archives also include a number of private archives.

Opening Times

The archive reading room 'Fernand PEUTEMAN' is accessible all days from 9 am to 12 pm and from 13 pm to 17 pm.


  • Provincial Archive West Flanders website consulted on 04/11/2014

    Pierre-Alain Tallier (dir.), Gertjan Desmet & Pascale Falek-Alhadeff, Bronnen voor de geschiedenis van de Joden en het Jodendom in België, 19de-21ste eeuw, Brussel, ARA-AGR/Avant-Propos, 2016, 1328 p.