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- Tauragė Branch



Mailing address:

Gaurės 4a,

LT-72329 Tauragė,



Telephone: +370 446 62 021

E-mail: [email protected]



Ms. Raimonda Veisienė


      Preserves documents of regional state, municipal, non-state institutions and individuals of the Tauragė, Jurbarkas and Šilalė districts from 1945 until the present day. Archives is also involved in supervision of records management of local public institutions.

    At present, the fonds preserved in the Tauragė County Archives occupy 1,600 linear metres of shelving space and comprise several sets:

  • A set of documents relating to the period of the Republic of Lithuania (1921–1937, 1939): documents created by the Tauragė Branch of the Agricultural Bank, agricultural credit unions and Tauragė Town Board;
  • A set of documents relating to the periods of the Soviet occupation (1940–1941 and 1943–1990): documents of local government and state institutions, notary offices, institutions of justice, planning, statistics, finance, construction, transport, trade, health care, teaching and education, culture; also collective farms and state farms, industrial enterprises, public and other types of institutions that were functioning on the territory of Tauragė and Jurbarkas counties, as well as Tauragė, Jurbarkas, Šilalė and Skaudvilė towns and districts;
  • A set of documents relating to the period of Independence (since 1990): documents created by the state and self-government institutions, offices and industrial enterprises that were and still are functioning on the territory of Tauragė, Jurbarkas, Šilalė and Pagėgiai municipalities since 1990.

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Updated by: Andrius Zilnys, Dokumentų ir archyvų valdymo ir naudojimo skyrius
Updated: 2020-01-07 11:34