The Rahvusarhiiv, Estonia is the central public archives institution that joins together all the state-owned archives in Estonia, including ordinary paper records, digital records and audiovisual records. Its main task is to ensure preservation and usability of society’s written memory, documented cultural heritage for today’s and future generations. On the other hand, the Rahvusarhiiv guarantees the protection of citizens basic rights and duties and the transparency of the democratic state through the holding and preservation of authentic documents. In today’s digital world, the Rahvusarhiiv has put a great effort on giving digital online access to its analog collections and receiving digitally born records from public agencies.

Rahvusarhiiv website