National Archives of Latvia

THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF LATVIA

Main address:
Šķūņu iela 11,
LV-1050
Riga, Latvia
Phone: 67212539, 67213994
Fax: 67213994
Email: LNA [at] arhivi [dot] gov [dot] lv
The State Film, Sound and Image Archives of Latvia address:
Šmerļa iela 5,
LV-1006
Riga, Latvia
Phone: 67529822
Fax: 67529954
Email: aed [at] arhivi [dot] gov [dot] lv

About the institution:
The National Archives of Latvia accumulate and store the records with archival value, provide accessibility of these records, supervise the observance of records management in the institutions and in the accredited private archives, accredits private archives and performs the other functions specified in Archives Law. The State Film, Sound and Image Archives of Latvia is part of The National Archives of Latvia from 2011. The State Film, Sound and Image Archives of Latvia stores audiovisual, photo and sound documents which are linked with Latvian social, political and cultural history.

Holdings related to RFE/RL:
Fond of Radio Free Europe – sound documents
The sound archives of Radio Free Europe are comprised of 777 magnetic tapes, audio cassettes, CDs and mini CDs. The documents contain captures of interviews, speeches, literary readings, phone calls, historical events etc. between Latvians in exile and in Latvia that were broadcasted to the audiences in the Soviet Union.

Fond of Radio Free Europe – photo documents
Includes 128 photo documents related to RFE Riga’s editorial office work.

Contact:
Māra Sprūdža, Head of the National Archives of Latvia
E-mail: lna [at] arhivi [dot] gov [dot] lv
Oksana Oša, Head of the Audio and photo documents department E-mail: aed [at] arhivi [dot] gov [dot] lv