Regional State Archives in Bergen

The Regional State Archives in Bergen (Norwegian: Statsarkivet i Bergen) is a regional state archives situated at Årstad in Bergen, Norway. Part of the National Archival Services of Norway, it is responsible for archiving documents from state institutions in the counties of Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane. The collection includes 15 shelf-kilometers of material.[1]

Regional State Archives in Bergen
Statsarkivet i Bergen
Division overview
Formed1885 (1885)
Preceding Division
JurisdictionHordaland and Sogn og Fjordane
HeadquartersÅrstadveien 22
Oslo, Norway
60°22′51″N 5°21′35″E / 60.38083°N 5.35972°E / 60.38083; 5.35972
Employees22
Division executive
  • Yngve Nedrebø
Parent DivisionNational Archival Services of Norway
WebsiteOfficial website
The archives are located at Årstad

The office was established in 1885, as the second regional state archive in Norway. Originally situated at Klosteret 17, the archives moved to their current located from 1921. Documents from Sunnmøre were stored in Bergen until about 1930, after which they were moved to the Regional State Archives in Trondheim. Until the 1949 establishment of the Regional State Archives in Stavanger, the Bergen division was also responsible for documents from Rogaland. The Rogaland office remained administratively subordinate Bergen until 1970. Expansions to the building were built in 1975 and 1992.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statsarkivet i Bergen" (in Norwegian). National Archival Services of Norway. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Historikk" (in Norwegian). National Archival Services of Norway. Retrieved 20 January 2016.[permanent dead link]