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The archives in North Rhine-Westphalia preserve the written cultural heritage. Its holdings range from medieval documents to digital documents of modern times.


The portal "Archives in North Rhine-Westphalia" offer a cross-institutional access to the rich landscape of archives in North-Rhine Westphalia. Not only the State Archives and local archives, but also the archives of political parties, Catholic and Protestant church archives, corporate archives and private archives and archives of the universities, the media and the archives of cultural and other institutions inform on the archives portal on their services and holdings.

More than 450 organizations are currently participating in the archive portal North Rhine-Westphalia; over 1.700 finding aids to collections are available online on the portal and can be researched. Soon, the first archives begin to provide archival material in digital form online to users via the portal.