Archives départementales de l'Eure

  • Departmental Archives of the Eure


2, rue de Verdun


+33 (0)2 32 31 50 84


+33 (0)2 32 62 37 16

Mandates/Sources of Authority

The Eure Departmental Archives are a service of the Eure Departmental Council. It is responsible for the following tasks concerning archives from all sources relating to the department:

-Collecting public and private archives that will enable the history of the Eure to be written. -To preserve the mass of documents thus collected (nearly 25 linear kilometres) by preserving them from any deterioration. -To classify the archives so that all citizens can easily find the information. -To make the documents available to anyone who requests them, but also to depositors of documents, in the reading room or on our website, but also through exhibitions, conferences, publications and electronic content.

Archival and Other Holdings

The Departmental Archives in a few figures :

-25 km of documents conserved (for a capacity of 30 km equipped) -300 linear metres of annual growth -920 registered readers each year -11,000 documents made available in the reading room -5.5 million pages digitised -422,000 annual visits to the website -26.5 million images viewed per year

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

online inventory online finding aids

The Mémorial de la Shoah holds copies from this archive.

Opening Times

Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00

Open every first Saturday of the month from 9:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 17:00 except in July and August

Conditions of Access

Access to the reading room and consultation of documents at the Eure Departmental Archives is free, upon registration and presentation of a valid identity document. Access is subject to acceptance of the reading room rules (see rules).

Cloakrooms and lockers are available to the public. The only accessories allowed in the reading room are loose sheets of paper, pencil, camera (to be used without flash), laptop computer, mobile phone on silent mode for photography without flash (exhaustive list). Everything else must be left in the cloakroom or in a locker.

The reading room of the Eure Departmental Archives has places equipped with computer stations for consulting digitised documents and "paper" places for consulting non-digitised documents that can be made available in accordance with the regulations in force.

Research Services

The reading room staff are responsible for welcoming and guiding readers. They ensure that the rules are respected. You can consult them to help you with your research:

  • ordering and consulting documents in the different areas of the reading room,
  • scientific assistance

Reproduction Services

The reading room staff can help you with copies of documents, or use of the self-service scanner (USB key required, not provided).

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