The Šiauliai Regional State Archives (Li: Šiaulių krašto valstybinis archyvas) is one of the State Archives in Lithuania.


There is one branch of this archive:

The Šiauliai Regional State Archives, Panevėžys Branch
M. Valančiaus 3
35169 Panevėžys, Lithuania
Phone | +370 45 46 15 37
Fax | +370 45 46 15 37
Email |

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The Šiauliai Regional State Archives preserves documents of regional state, municipal, non-state institutions, enterprises and individuals of the Šiauliai, and Panevežys counties from 1945 until the present day. The Archives is also involved in supervision of records management of local public institutions.[/su_box]

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The Šiauliai Regional State Archives has five sets of documents:

  • Documents relating to the period of the Republic of Lithuania (1918–1940): fonds of Šiauliai Municipality dated 1926–1933, and documents of Šiauliai Tax Inspectorate dated 1938–1940.
  • 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;
  • Documents 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 that operated in Šiauliai and Panevėžys counties;
  • Fonds (collections) 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 Šiauliai and Panevėžys Counties.
  • A set of personal collections of writers, engineers, scientists, prominent figures in culture, health care, or education – those who resided or are still residing in Šiauliai and Panevėžys Counties.[/su_box]

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Any digitized records of the Šiauliai Regional State Archives will be hosted at the National Library site,

You can see any online collections from this archive by using the advanced search window  at and filtering search results by “Lietuvos valstybės istorigjos archyvas” or use the Search field and filter by one of the locations (with or without the diacritics) overseen by this archive (Šiauliai and Panevežys).

ePaveldas advanced search window at National Library of Lithuania online portal listed at OnGenealogy

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