The archive of the 22 July Commission to the National Archives

13.08.2012

The National Archives has received the archive of the 22 July Commission. Access to the material will be given respecting regular rules in accordance with freedom of information legislation, the law concerning public administration and the law of protective security. Read more...

July 22 memory material digitized and made accessible

05.07.2012

After the terrorist acts last summer, the National Archives of Norway harvested large amounts of objects, drawings, cards and other written material that was placed in public spaces. The memory material has been ordered and digitized, and a selection is shown on the National Archives’ website in connection with the one year anniversary. Read more...

New app from the National Archives: Find your great grandmother on your mobile

24.05.2012

Genealogy is a very popular hobby. The National Archives of Norway are now launching a free app that makes it possible to find information about your family from your mobile. Read more...

150 Years Anniversary for Prof. Vilhelm Bjerknes

14.03.2012

The founder of the Bergen School (Bergensskolen) of Meteorology and the father of our modern weather forecasting, Vilhelm Bjerknes, was born 150 years ago 14. March 1862. The Regional State Archives of Bergen marks this day with some digital retrospective glances at Bjerknes and the Geophysical Institute (Vervarslinga på Vestlandet) in Bergen. Read more...

The National Archive with 12 documents in "Norges dokumentarv"

08.02.2012

On February 8, the Norwegian equivalent to UNESCO's Memory of the World, "Norges dokumentarv", was announced. The National Archives of Norway has 12 documents on the list, which is a register of irreplaceable cultural heritage. The documents cover a large time span and stretch from Olav Engelbrektsson's archive from the 1200s to the King's "no" from April 10 1940. Read more...