Archiwum Panstwowe w Białymstoku - Oddział w Łomży
- The State Archive in Białystok: The Łomża Branch
The archive in Łomża was created in 1952 as a Łomża County State Archive according to the Order of Chief-Director o the State Archives. In 1954 the archive was renamed as a branch of State Archive in Białystok.
Mandates/Sources of Authority
Nowadays. The branch of Białystok State Archive in Łomża works on the ground of the Act on National Archival Records and Archives of July 14, 1983, Journal of Law, (Dziennik Ustaw) No 38, 1983.07.19 with later changes.
The archive is located in the building of former prison in Aleja Legionów.
Archival and Other Holdings
The archive in Łomża possesses following categories of documents: state and local administration, special administration (military, financial, statistical, school, and repatriation-offices), judiciary, registry-offices, religion-institutions (catholic, protestant, orthodox, and jewish), banks and insurance, factories and cooperatives, political parties (e.g. Voivodship Committee Polish Communist Party - PZPR).
Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication
Archiwum Panstwowe w Białymstoku. Oddział w Łomży. Informator o zasobie archiwalnym, oprac. Danuta Bzura, Białystok 2012, 159 s.
The archive's holdings are available in the workroom open Monday-Friday 8.00 - 15.00.
Conditions of Access
The access is regulated by Instruction No. 4 of the Head Office of State Archives in Poland, dated February 1, 2013.