Archives and Research Libraries
See also “How do I get records for my family from Belarus?” for advice on what you should do before contacting an archive.
- Records and Repositories in Belarus
- Department of the National Belarus Library in Minsk: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS - Contains address and contact person for 19 Jewish communities in Belarus.
- Belarussian and Russian Telephone Directory - Provides a template to transliterate surnames before searching.
- Belorussian State Archives of Films, Photographs, and Sound Recordings
- State Archives of Gomel
- Central State Historical Archive of Belarus (Minsk)
ul. Kozlova 26
Sources from the National Historical Archives of Belarus in Minsk - Written by Vladislav Soshnikov and reproduced from RAGAS Report
- Main Archival Administration
ul. Kollektomaia 10
- Central State Archive of Belarus (Grodno)
ploshchad’ Lenina 2
- State Archive of Grodno Oblast
ul. Akademicheskaya 7a
- Brest Archive
BREST UL. LENINA 8, 224005 BELARUS
Archives (Russian military)
- Rossiiskii Gosudarstvennyi Voenno-Istoricheskii Arkhiv (RGVIA)
107864 Moskva, 2-aia Baumanskaia, 3.
- The Russian State Military History Archive (RGVIA)
Russia 107864 Moscow,
2nd Bauman Street, 3
(The RGVIA, serves as the centralized archive for military records of the Russian Empire, consolidating the holdings from various prerevolutionary Russian military archives and other repositories throughout the former Soviet Union. RGVIA retains documentation produced from the activities of highest, central, and local military administration and military agencies of the Russian Empire from the end of the seventeenth century until March of 1918).
- Rossiyskiy Gosudarstvenniy Voyenniy Arkhiv
Rossiya, 125212 Moskva
Ul. Adm. Makarov, 29
Russian State Military Archive
Russia, 125212 Moscow
Adm. Makarov St. 29
(The above archive is for records from 1918-1941)
- Central Naval Archive
Russia 188350 Leningradskaia oblast',
Gatchina, Ekaterinverderskii prosp., 2