The Departmental Archives of Haute-Savoie (FR: Archives départementales de la Haute-Savoie) is the official archive for Department 74 in France.

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Online Digital Collections

Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

  • Church & Civil Registers, years vary by Town/Commune,  Baptism, Birth, Marriage, and Death or Burial records by Town/Commune
  • Decennial Tables, ten-year table of births, marriages, & deaths

 
Residence Records

 
Daily Life Records

  • Government Tabellion (1660-1803) includes “study of families (marriage contracts, wills, shares, guardianships, donations …); life of the communes (annual financial statements, communal property …); economic aspects (constitutions of companies, projects of mills, forges, …) and many others.”
  • Sardinian Tabellion (1815-1860)
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs, Paintings, Postcards
    • Payot Collection and Mountain Pictures: 670 documents are digitized and available on the website.
    • Postcards: The 5000 postcards are scanned and will all be put online after a ranking work.
    • Bovier Fund: The 259 photographic prints are digitized and available on the website.
    • Barrucand Fund: The 418 photographs are digitized and available on the website.
    • Villégiature Fund: The 393 photographs are digitized and available on the website.
    • Fonds of Auguste and Ernest Pittier: The 2948 photographs are digitized and available on the website.

 
Military

 
The Departmental Archives of Haute-Savoie is part of the Rhône-Alpes Region of France.
 

Departments in the Rhône-Alpes Region

 

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 8:45 am – 5:00 pm

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