Niedersächsisches Landesarchiv - Standort Wolfenbüttel

  • Lower Saxon State Archives - Wolfenbüttel Branch
  • Staatsarchiv Wolfenbüttel


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(+495331) 935-0


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The Wolfenbüttel Branch of the Lower Saxon State Archive is responsible for the administrative and governmental records within the geographic region of Brunswick, Salzgitter, the districts of Goslar (since 1941), Helmstedt (until 1945), Holzminden (until 1941) and Wolfenbüttel. Through district reforms in 1978 and the subsequent inclusion the districts Gifhorn, Peine, Northeim, Göttingen, Osterode and the city of Wolfsburg, the Archives experienced significant growth.

Archival and Other Holdings

The Wolfenbüttel Branch of the Lower Saxon State Archive preserves administrative and governmental documents of regions within Lower Saxony. Search within the AIDA database online indicates the presence of relevant archival material in the Archives, for example, records on and lists of NSDAP members from Brunswick. Additionally there is a collection within the Staatsarchiv Wolfenbüttel "Einrichtungen der NSDAP," which contains records of the party from this region. Among others contains restitution- and/or compensation-related materials: 1. 4 Nds Wiedergutmachung: Verwaltungspräsident/Bezirksregierung [BEG files], 2. Landgericht Braunschweig Sonderfindbuch Entschädigung [BEG appeals]; 1. Bezirksamt Braunschweig für die Beaufsichtigung gesperrten Vermögens (26 Nds), 2. Landgericht Braunschweig Sonderfindbuch Rückerstattung (58 Nds Fb. 3); closed files

Opening Times

Monday to 09:00am to 04:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 09:00am to 06:00pm Friday: 09:00am to 01:00pm

Conditions of Access

Use of the Archives for research purposes is available to the public, fee required.