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State Archives of Graubünden


The State Archives are the archives of the Canton of Graubünden and its legal predecessors. The official records are supplemented by numerous documents of private origin that are essential for the history of the canton.

By taking over, storing, indexing and preserving archival holdings, especially those of the cantonal administration, the State Archives make it possible to understand earlier state activity. It provides historical research on Graubünden with an authentic source inventory.
The holdings of the State Archives are open to the public and can be consulted free of charge, provided they are no longer subject to data protection.

Archive material from 800 years

The archival holdings of the State Archives document around 800 years of history. The rich holdings include documents, files, minutes, various manuscripts, plans, photos, printed matter and now also electronic data. A total of around 7,000 linear metres are currently available. The amount of archive material is constantly increasing due to new acquisitions. The oldest document, a will, dates back to 1209.