Štátny archív v Bratislave

  • State Archive in Bratislava

History

The State Archives in Bratislava is one of the largest archives in the network of state archives in the Slovak Republic. It was created by Decree-Law no. 29/1954 Coll. on Archives, entitled The State Archives in Bratislava. The State Archives in Bratislava at its inception in 1954, took into custody Bratislava county archival funds, funds of other organizations and regional scope, the collection of church registers from the Regional Archives.The current status of the archives in Slovakia is regulated by§4 of the Act no. 395/2002 Z. z. on archives and registries, which came into force on 1.1.2003. It enacted a new system of state archives being set up the Ministry of Interior. Former State District Archives were excluded from the management of district offices and have been incorporated into the Ministry of the Interior as a branch of the State Archives with regional territorial competence. The State Archives in Bratislava won five branches: the Pezinku, Skalici, Sali, Trenčín and Trnava. The State Archives are located at Križkova 7 in Bratislava, where in addition to the administrative part of the archive, there are research rooms, reference library and part of the depots with the largest proportion of archival material.

Archival and Other Holdings

The archive has collections of the period 1940 - 1945 affected military events. Written agenda archival fund designated county Bratislava III may be used for research into domestic political situation in the territory of the county, setting up labor camps, monitoring the economic situation in the districts of the county. Contains measures against the Jews and foreign nationals. A rare material is also folk Courts of 1945 -, 1948. These courts served as retribution courts to prosecute crimes of the period of World War II. Archival material documenting the events from the time of the Slovak State (1939 - 1945), as well as the advent of the Communist regime in the country.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

The archive has collections of the period 1940 - 1945 affected military events. Written agenda archival fund designated county Bratislava III may be used for research into domestic political situation in the territory of the county, setting up labor camps, monitoring the economic situation in the districts of the county. Contains measures against the Jews and foreign nationals. A rare material is also folk Courts of 1945 -, 1948. These courts served as retribution courts to prosecute crimes of the period of World War II. Archival material documenting the events from the time of the Slovak State (1939 - 1945), as well as the advent of the Communist regime in the country.

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday 8:00 to 15:30

Sources

  • YV/ClaimsCon'06/online search