Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe

  • National Digital Archives

History

The NAC supports the program of mass-digitalization of the archival records in the state archives. It created the necessary technological infrastructure for this process.

Archival and Other Holdings

The National Digital Archive possesses a collection of audio- and visual holdings, which are a part of the state archival holdings. It possesses 15 million of photographs from the half of the 19th century to the present time, and 30000 of audio recordings from 1919 to 2007. There are an unique recordings of numerous important persons of the social, political and religion life. They mostly originate from the Polish Radio and the Free Europa Radio. An important part of the holdings is a collection of the films (2400) from 1928 to 1993. The most valuable films originate from the 20's and 30's. The NAC are creating two modern computer systems, which are the database of the state archives' holdings: ZoSIA (The Integrated System of Archival Informations) and SeDAp (System of the Archival Digitalization). The NAC makes accessible over 150000 of photo scans and 20000 descriptions of audio recordings.

Opening Times

The Customer Service Office is open Monday, Friday 9.00 - 15.00, and Thursday 10.00 - 18.00 (photographs), 8.00 - 16.00 (records).

Sources

  • YV/ClaimsCon'06/online search