Riksarkivet Täby

  • (Swedish) National Archives in Täby
  • Riksarkivet Arninge


Riksarkivet Täby
Mätslingan 17, Box 7223
187 13


+46 (0) 10 4677000


Riksarkivet Täby is branch unit of the Swedish National Archives and holds archives and collections of state bodies and agencies as well and non-state actors such organisations and companies.

The National Archives (Riksarkivet) is one of the oldest public agencies in Sweden, its history leading back to the Middle Ages. In the 17th century, Chancellor Axel Oxenstierna created a new organization for the record-keeping and the National Archives came into being. Today, the National Archives has the supervision of all public records of the agencies of the central Government, while it delegates to the regional archives the supervision of records generated by regional and local authorities. The archive receives and preserve records from public administration as well as from private corporations and individuals, and make them available for research.

Geographical and Cultural Context

The archive holds a wide variety of Swedish archives and collections.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

The archive is a branch unit of the Swedish National Archives (Riksarkivet). The National Archives is the administrative authority for archival issues and has a special responsibility for state archives around the country. Its activities are primarily regulated by the Archival Law (1990: 782).

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

The holdings of the archive are indexed and available in the National Archive's Database (NAD): https://sok.riksarkivet.se/

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