News

07.10.2021

Jussi Nuorteva to leave the position of the director general of the National Archives – Päivi Happonen will become acting director general

06.09.2021

Opening hours of the National Archives in the autumn published

19.08.2021

The Ehrensvärd Society’s anniversary weekend on 21st – 22nd August offers various events

23.06.2021

Online exhibition "A soldier's path" is opened - the Continuation War began 80 years ago

17.06.2021

Volume of digitised material to grow, systems to renew

15.06.2021

The National Archives of Finland reading rooms in Helsinki and Turku open – advance booking is no longer required

02.06.2021

“The body was taken away and buried” – An archive study about the operations of the Lahti POW camp and mortality rates among prisoners published

31.05.2021

The customer and reading room services of the National Archive switch to the summer schedule – use by advance booking continues in Hämeenlinna

14.05.2021

Viapori-Suomenlinna – A fortress of three nations 1748–2021 -book is now available

12.05.2021

The Ehrensvärd Society’s 100th anniversary and the Suomenlinna exhibition’s grand opening celebrated on Suomenlinna and at the National Archives

10.05.2021

“A fortress of three nations” – an exhibition of the cultural heritage of Suomenlinna

07.05.2021

New publication recounts the history of the Viapori-Suomenlinna fortress from the 1740s to the present day

26.04.2021

The National Archives of Finland reading room in Mikkeli open starting from Tuesday, 27 April

19.04.2021

Updated Europeana Heraldica database and Ontology of Heraldry opened

08.04.2021

A major exhibition to celebrate the history of Suomenlinna as a fortress of three nations

19.01.2021

Reading room in Hämeenlinna reopen with advance booking

12.01.2021

Reading rooms in Rauhankatu in use by advance booking as the coronavirus restrictions continue in the Helsinki Area

26.11.2020

Judgment books freely available through new online service

06.10.2020

ICA's Guiding Principles for Safe Havens for Archives at Risk

08.09.2020

"Musketöörien aikaan" exhibition sheds light on the history of maps

24.08.2020

The customer and reading room services of the National Archive will adopt autumn opening hours – instructions concerning hygiene and safe distance must still be followed

21.08.2020

Life phases of Finns in Russia after the October Revolution in 1917 - extensive research project to be launched by the National Archives

03.07.2020

The SCEaR newsletter 1/2020 explores new ways for the understanding and use of documentary heritage

30.06.2020

The entrance to the main building of the National Archives changes on 30 June 2020

27.05.2020

The National Archives of Finland’s customer and reading room services reopen at the start of June – additional hygiene and safety instructions for customers

25.05.2020

The ASTIA online service reopens on 25 May 2020

15.05.2020

The National Archives of Finland’s customer and reading room services will reopen on Monday 1 June 2020 in Helsinki and on 2 June 2020 in other locations

29.04.2020

Director General of the National Archives in Helsingin Sanomat: Genocide investigation launched in Russia causes confusion

17.03.2020

National Archives closed from 17 March 2020

27.01.2020

The Yerusha project on jewish archival collections in Finland

16.12.2019

The Finnish SS-volunteers and atrocities against Jews, Civilians and Prisoners of War in Ukraine and the Caucasus Region 1941–1943

11.12.2019

National Archives of Finland becomes smoke- and fragrance-free in 2020

28.11.2019

Seminar commemorating the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II at the National Archives

14.11.2019

Deputy Director General Päivi Happonen's opening remarks, DLM Forum 14 November 2019

13.11.2019

Making a Modern Archive blog: Turku Book Fair

13.11.2019

"Remembering Civil Wars: The Civil Wars of Finland, Spain and Greece and the Modern Memory" at the National Archives 20.11.2019

20.09.2019

The EAG and the EBNA met at the National Archives in Helsinki

19.09.2019

EAG welcoming words by State Secretary Tuomo Puumala 19.9.2019

16.09.2019

The European Board of National Archivists and the European Archives Group meets at the National Archives in Helsinki

02.09.2019

Letter from Deputy Director General Päivi Happonen to Memorial society: Access to the World War II materials in the Finnish archives

23.08.2019

Seminar for commemoration of the 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and the victims of totalitarianism

19.08.2019

NAF's co-operation in Russia

10.07.2019

READ project’s final meeting and the Transkribus seminar in Helsinki

04.07.2019

Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko of Japan visited the National Archives of Finland

27.05.2019

The European Heads of Conservation meet at the National Archives in Helsinki

18.04.2019

Follow the Making a Modern Archive blog

10.04.2019

The website of Finland’s National Memory of the World Committee has been renewed

01.04.2019

Greetings for the Photo Exhibition in National Archives of Finland from Her Imperial Highness, Princess Takamado

14.12.2018

The Executive Board of the ICA endorsed “Guiding Principles for Safe Havens for Archives at Risk”

29.11.2018

Happy World Digital Preservation Day!

31.08.2018

A new organisation for National Archives

09.08.2018

Pro Finlandia. Finland’s road to independence - poster exhibition

09.05.2018

Scanathon on the International Archives Day

07.09.2017

Finland in ancient cartography – exhibition at the National Archives

04.07.2017

Roots in Finland - conducting genealogical research at the National Archives

30.12.2016

From the National Archives Service to the National Archives

28.12.2016

Changes to reading room opening hours from January 2 2017 onwards

02.12.2016

Ministry of Education and Culture: Endangered Syrian documents taken into safekeeping at the National Archives of Finland

25.11.2016

On the 200th anniversary of the Finnish National Archives Service

26.09.2016

The National Archives (The National Archives Service) at the Turku Book Fair 2016

26.09.2016

Finland's oldest document turns 700 years old on 1 October 2016

26.09.2016

The National Archives publishes a renewed Diplomatarium Fennicum database on sources of documents concerning medieval Finland

01.08.2016

New reading room of The Provincial Archives of Vaasa will be opened on the 6th of September 2016

08.04.2016

Director General's Report: The National Archives Service in 2015

16.02.2016

The Strategy of the National Archives 2020 has been published

03.02.2016

Finna.fi to open access to a record-breaking amount of Finnish cultural data

23.12.2015

The National Archives Service wishes you all happy holidays!

09.12.2015

Pro Finlandia – Finland's road to independence. Perspective: Germany, Great Britain, Austria and Hungary

30.11.2015

The advent calendar of Santa's archives will open on Tuesday 1 December 2015

09.10.2015

The archive of the Suenjel Skolt Sámi community has been selected to be included in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register

06.08.2015

World Bank´s report: Managing records and information in the digital environment

01.04.2014

The Skolt Sámi archives – a candidate for the UNESCO Memory of the World Register