Secret State Archives Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
The Prussian Secret State Archives (GStA PK) is responsible for the records of the central authorities and institutions of Brandenburg-Prussia, as well as for the archiving of records from the institutions of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation. As the former central archive of the Brandenburg-Prussian state, it has belonged to the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation since 1963.
In order to facilitate your search of the archive’s holdings, this page provides information on databases and other sources that can be used to find archival and library materials. more
Using the Archive
Once you have found archival records of interest for your research, you can request and view them in the research rooms of the Prussian Secret State Archives. more
Preserving archival material, making it available to specialists and the public, and conducting research – these activities are the focus of our work at the Prussian Secret State Archives. more
The Prussian Secret State Archives is an institution of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, a federally incorporated body under public law. more