Landeskirchliches Archiv


mehr als 200.000 Dokumente und 1,3 Mio. Digitalisate, 800 n.Chr. - 21. Jahrhundert


Basic information on genealogical research in the Archive of the Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck (EKKW):

The use of the archive is by appointment only.


Up to four hours EUR 5,00, one day EUR 8,00.

Members of the public who wish to use the records are expected to carry out their own research, but archive staff will provide advice on the availability of the records, how to find the information and how to request records.

A photocopying service is provided. The archive charges EUR 1,50 for each microfilm-copy taken from church records by staff members.

In case of written inquiries the archive staff will do research for you. The fees are EUR 18,00 per half hour up to a maximum of EUR 72,00

Our holdings:

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