National and State Archives from all countries around the Baltic Sea cooperate to uncover their shared past
From every country around the Baltic Sea, one archival organisation participated in the Baltic Connections project. With the exeption of Germany and Russia, each organisation was responsible for carrying out all activities in its own country and described all relevant archival materials in its country, including materials kept by other repositories. Click on the names below or on the left for more information on the participants, such as contact details, accessibility, mission, relevant publications and provisional surveys of their own holdings concerning the Baltic Sea.
Danish National Archives / Rigsarkivet (Copenhagen)
Estonian Historical Archives / Ajalooarhiiv (Tartu)
National Archives of Finland / Kansallisarkisto / Riksarkiv (Helsinki)
Lower Saxony State Archives / Niedersächsisches Landesarchiv (Hannover)
Various archival organisations in other German states were also actively participating, including repositories in Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Hamburg, Bremen and Berlin, and in particular the Archives of the Hanseatic Town of Lübeck.
Latvia State Historical Archives / Latvijas Valsts Vēstures Arhīvs (Riga)
Lithuanian Archives Department / Lietuvos Archyvų Departamentas (Vilnius)
National Archives of the Netherlands / Nationaal Archief (The Hague)
State Archives in Gdansk / Archiwum Państwowe w Gdańsku (Gdansk)
National Archives of Sweden / Riksarkivet (Stockholm)
A number of repositories in St. Petersburg (Russia) have been covered by employees of the Estonian Historical Archives.