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The Municipal Archives of Colmar, un vrai cauchemar

Well, Dear Readers, we may have met our match, being the staff of an archive facility to dampen our enthusiasm. We sauntered in to the Archives municipales de Colmar on a cold and sunny Monday afternoon. The reading room was... Read more →


The Sad Archives Municipales of Epinal

This has to be one of the saddest and most neglected of all the archives facilities we ever have visited. It is clear that municipal archives have not yet landed on France’s golden list of improvement projects. A dozen cities... Read more →


The Municipal Archives of Lorient - Nice Little Film

We have not visited the Municipal Archives of Lorient, but it is on our very long list of archives we long to see, not only for its holdings but as it is housed in the old Compagnie des Indes building.... Read more →