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Here you will find an overview of the projects carried out by our voluntary staff at the different State Archives repositories across the country.
Are you passionate about archival documents, local history or genealogy? Are you looking for a useful leisure activity? Do you wish to help us conserve our unique heritage and make it accessible for research? Find out how you too can become a volunteer at the State Archives!

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Current projects

DatesState Archives concernedProject title
2020 > 2022Bruges
2021 > 2030Arlon
2015 > 2025Kortrijk - Leuven -
2005 > 2022Ghent
2017 > 2025Ghent
2015 > 2025Ghent
2016 > 2025Namur
2015 > 2025Namur
2020 > 2024Beveren
2021 > 2025Mons
2021 > 2025Mons
2021 > 2024Mons
2021 > 2026Mons
2006 > 2030Saint-Hubert - Arlon -
2014 > 2030Arlon
2018 > 2030Arlon
2021 > 2030Arlon
2012 > 2030Arlon
2015 > 2030Arlon
2022 > 2026Brussels
2021 > 2026Namur
2022 > 2024Liège
2022 > 2024Eupen
2022 > 2030Eupen
2022 > 2025Eupen
2022 > 2022Hasselt
2020 > 2024Ghent
2020 > 2024Ghent
2019 > 2024Ghent
2018 > 2024Ghent
2009 > 2024Ghent
2017 > 2024Ghent
2018 > 2024Ghent
2022 > 2022Hasselt
2022 > 2024Beveren
2018 > 2025NAB - Joseph Cuvelier
2022 > 2025NAB
2022 > 2030NAB - Joseph Cuvelier
2022 > 2026Ghent
2022 > 2023Mons
2008 > 2030NAB
2022 > 2024NAB
2014 > 2022Kortrijk - Bruges - Mariage files West-Flanders
2014 > 2030LeuvenDemogen Flemish-Brabant and extension of "Search persons"
2014 > 2030BrusselsExamination of the parish registers of Brussels (18th century)
2014 > 2025BrusselsInventory of the archives of the province of Brabant (19th and 20th century)
2014 > 2030BrusselsInventory of the case files of the Council of Brabant (17th and 18th century)
2014 > 2023LeuvenInventorying of parish registers of Wezemaal and Rotselaar

Finished projects

DatesState Archives concernedProject title
1990 > 2016Antwerp
2016 > 2018Hasselt
2015 > 2017Ghent
2015 > 2020Ghent
2012 > 2017Beveren
2018 > 2020Brussels
2018 > 2020Brussels
2018 > 2020Brussels
2016 > 2020Liège
2019 > 2020Mons
2014 > 2016Bruges Appraisal and valorisation of gentry archives
2014 > 2021Leuven Digitalising of Early Modern notarial archives
2016 > 2019ArlonAnalytical inventorying of accounting registers and evidence from the castle of Mirwart (15th-18th centuries)
2014 > 2022BrugesAppraisal of court files of Brugse Vrije
2013 > 2016BrugesAppraisal of microfilms of land registry (regional authorities West-Flanders)
2014 > 2017BrugesAppraisal of music archives of church Sint-Walburga in Bruges
2014 > 2016BrugesAppraisal of non-inventoried archives and of insufficiently described archieves
2014 > 2021KortrijkArchives of architect Jozef Jan De Meyere (Kortrijk), ca. 1940 - 1977
2014 > 2021KortrijkArchives of Radio 2 West-Vlaanderen, 78 rpm shellac records
2014 > 2015KortrijkArchives of the city Kortrijk, 1367-1798
2014 > 2021KortrijkCollection of death notices and letters of mourning, 19th-20th century
2014 > 2020Saint-HubertData base of judgements of the court for war damages of Marche-en-Famenne (from 1919)
2012 > 2014Saint-HubertData base of persons heard before the court of first instance of Marche-en-Famenne
2014 > 2017BeverenDigital appraisal and description of heritage declarations in the jurisdiction Dendermonde
2014 > 2016BrusselsExamination of the deads and marriage of the 19 Brussels municipalities (from the French Revolution until 1910)
2014 > 2016BrusselsExamination of the parish registers and civil status registers of Quévy-le-Petit, Quévy-le-Grand, Aulnois and Bougnies
2014 > 2016BrusselsExamination of the parish registers and civil status registers of the Huy region
2014 > 2016BrusselsExamination of the parish registers and civil status registers of Val de Sambre and Thudinie
2014 > 2016BrugesInput of handwritten descriptions of the collection "records with blue number"
2014 > 2020LeuvenInventorying of municipal archives Asse
2014 > 2016HasseltInventorying project sales posters of the French period
2014 > 2021KortrijkMusic archives of church O.-L.-Vrouw in Kortrijk, 18th-20th century
2014 > 2020LeuvenProsopography of students of the old university Leuven (1596-1616)
2014 > 2017LeuvenRepackaging of charters and registers
2014 > 2017MonsSorting of client files of notary public Guillaume Hambye (Mons)
2013 > 2017MonsSorting of municipal archives Frameries
2012 > 2018MonsSorting of the archives of Drion du Chapois family
2014 > 2020Saint-HubertSupport to various projects of the State Archives in Saint-Hubert
2014 > 2019LeuvenTranslation of inventories in French
2014 > 2016HasseltVolunteers introducing original land registry data
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