Central Archives of Modern Records
The Central Archives of Modern Records (Archiwum Akt Nowych) is one of three state archives of a central nature. It collects documents post-1918, including those from World War II. Its resources include the archives of the Home Army (AK), the Government Delegation of the Republic of Poland to the Country and the Central Welfare Council.
The resources at the Central Archives of Modern Records in Warsaw, for the years 1940-1945, among others, include one of the largest collections of Home Army (AK) records in Poland (close to 500 archival units), of the Delegation of the Government of the Republic of Poland to the Country (515 archival units, including two files regarding the "Żegota" Council to Aid Jews) as well as the Central Welfare Council - a social welfare organisation which helped the Polish population within the General-Government (2,000 files).
If you are interested in any of the records contained within Central Archives of Modern Records, please refer to the SEZAM database of archival materials. Information regarding the rules of accessing the collections is available on the website of the Central Archives of Modern Records.
Archiwum Akt Nowych
ul. Hankiewicza 1, 02-103 Warszawa
tel: 022 58 93 118, e-mail: [email protected]