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Thuringia (Thüringen) Archives and Libraries


Archive Addresses and Repositories[edit | edit source]

Below is a list of many important German archives and repositories. There are also a few entries of archives in localities which are now in other Landstat.If you are not able to find your needed Archive address below, this link will take you to a very extensive list of Thuringia (Thüringen) German Archives. You will also find addresses for smaller district archives.

State Archives[edit | edit source]

Thüringisches Hauptstaatsarchiv Weimar
Postal address: PF 27 26
99408 Weimar
Germany

E-Mail: weimar@staatsarchive.thueringen.de
Website


Older holdings (before 1920):
Thüringisches Hauptstaatsarchiv Weimar
Beethovenplatz 3, Weimar
Germany

Telephone: (0 36 43) 87 198-315
Fax: ( 0 36 43) 87 198-350

Newer inventories (after 1920):
Thüringisches Hauptstaatsarchiv Weimar
Marstallstraße 2, Weimar
Germany

Telephone: (0 36 43) 870-0
Fax: (0 36 43) 870-100

Altenburg[edit | edit source]

(Responsible for: County Altenburg)

Thüringisches Staatsarchiv Altenburg
Schloss 7
04600 Altenburg
Germany

Telephone: + 49 3447-315488
Fax : + 49 3447-504929
Website
E-mail address: altenburg@staatsarchive.thueringen.de

Greiz[edit | edit source]

(Responsible for district of Greiz)

Thuringisches Staatsarchiv Greiz
Oberes Schloss 7
07973 Greiz
Germany

Tel: 03661-2537

Gotha[edit | edit source]

(Responsible for: counties Gotha, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Eichsfeld)

Landesarchiv Thüringen - Staatsarchiv Gotha
Justus-Perthes-Straße 5
99867 Gotha
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 36 21/30 27 90
Fax : +49 (0) 36 21/30 27 947
Website http://www.archive-in-thueringen.de/de/contact/index/archivid/212 E-mail: Contact form]

Meiningen[edit | edit source]

Thuringian State Archive Meiningen
Schloß Bibrabau
98617 Meiningen
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 36 93/44 67 0
Fax : +49 (0) 36 93/50 22 18
Website
E-mail:landesarchiv@la.thueringen.de

Rudolstadt[edit | edit source]

Thüringisches Staatsarchiv Rudolstadt
Schloß Heidecksburg
07407 Rudolstadt
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 36 72/43 19-0
Fax: +49 (0) 36 72/43 19 31
Website
E-Mail:rudolstadt@staatsarchive.thueringen.de

Church Archives[edit | edit source]

Lutheran Archives[edit | edit source]

  • Evangelisch-lutherische Kirche in Thüringen
    Landeskirchenarchiv Eisenach
    Schloßberg 4a (Kreuzkirche)
    99817 Eisenach
    Germany
    Tel: 03691-881465
    FAX: 03691-7339120
    Email: archiv@elkth.de
  • List of holdings

Covers the territories of the former territorial states of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach, Saxony-Gotha, Saxony-Altenburg, Saxony-Meiningen, Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and Reuss. This also gives information about the locations and addresses of the approximately 750 parish and 18 superintendent archives.

Catholic Archives[edit | edit source]

  • Most of Thuringia is in the Diocese Erfurt.
  • The far west of Thuringia around the city of Geisa is in the Diocese of Fulda.
  • The east near Schleiz/Greiz, as well as Eisenberg, Gera, and Altenburg are in the Diocese Dresden-Meissen, Deanery of Gera.

Archive of the Episcopal Office Erfurt-Meiningen
Hermanusplatz 9
D-99084 Erfurt
Germany
Tel.: 0361-24595
FAX: 0361-29138
Website

Archive of the Diocese of Fulda
Paulustor 5
D-36037 Fulda
Germany

Phone: 066187 - 375
E-mail:Archive@bistum-fulda.de
Website
The Catholics of the Thuringian Rhön (deanery Geisa) belong to the Diocese of Fulda.

Diocesan Archives of the Diocese of Dresden-Meissen
At the Petrikirche 6, 02625 Bautzen
Germany

Postal address:Bishops' Ordinariat
Käthe-Kollwitz-Ufer 84, 01309 Dresden
Germany

Phone:03591 - 35195 0
Fax:03591 - 35195 22
E-mail:Archiv@ordinariat-bautzen.de
Website
Covers the Deanery of Gera, the Catholics of the former territorial states Reuss younger and older line and Saxony-Altenburg.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

University Library Erfurt
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt
Germany

Tel .: 0361 737-5800 (Information)
Fax: 0361 737-5849
E-mail: information.ub@uni-erfurt.de
Website

Library of the University Nordhausen
Weinberghof 4
99734 Nordhausen
Germany

Tel .: 03631 420-184 (Information)
Fax: 03631 420-815
E-mail: bibliothek@hs-nordhausen.de Website

Research Library Gotha
Schloss Friedenstein
99867 Gotha
Germany

Tel .: 0361 737-5530
Fax: 0361 737-5539
E-mail: bibliothek.gotha@uni-erfurt.de
Website

Duchess Anna Amalia Library Burgplatz 4
99423 Weimar
Germany

Tel .: 03643 545-106
Fax: 03643 545-118
Website