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- Panevėžys Branch



Mailing address:

M. Valančiaus 3, LT-35169 Panevėžys, Lithuania


Telephone: +370 618 43 104

E-mail: [email protected]



Mr. Leonas Kaziukonis


      Preserves documents of regional state, municipal and non-state institutions, enterprises and individuals of the Panevėžys, Biržai, Kupiškis, Pasvalys and Rokiškis districts from 1945 until the present day. Archives is also involved in supervision of records management of local public institutions.


       The document files preserved in the Panevėžys County Archives occupy 3,555 linear metres of shelving space and comprise 3 sets of documents:

  • Fonds relating to the period of the independent Republic of Lithuania (1918–1940) and Nazi occupation period (1941–1944): documents of the Panevėžys county and district courts, labour inspectorates, Biržai and Panevėžys county tax inspectorates, industrial enterprises and factories, directorates of state forests, vocational schools, and other institutions;
  • Fonds relating to the Soviet occupation periods (1940–1941 and 1944–1990): documents of the local governments, justice, planning, statistics, finance, construction, transport, trade, education, culture, health care institutions, industrial enterprises, collective farms, state farms, public organisations, and other institutions;
  • Fonds relating to the period of independence (since 1990): documents of the state institutions and local governments, other organisations and institutions, industrial enterprises, as well as non-governmental institutions, private legal entities that were and still are functioning on the territory of Panevėžys County.

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Updated by: Agnė Vilkišienė,
Updated: 2023-03-21 10:19