Waldeck and Pyrmont Archives and Libraries

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  • You can e-mail archives and ask whether they have records for a parish. Also, you should inquire whether they provide research services and what their fees are. You can communicate with the archives in English.
  • Use the the German Letter Writing Guide. Archivists must speak English, but even if you write the letter in English, this article will tell you how to organize the letter, how to phrase your requests, and what information to include.

Evangelical Lutheran (Protestant) Archives[edit | edit source]

National Church Archive of the Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck
Landeskirchliches Archiv Kassel
Lessingstraße 15 A
34119 Kassel

Telephone: 0561-788 76-0
E-mail: archiv@ekkw.de

Catholic Archives[edit | edit source]

Archbishopric of Paderborn
Postal address: Erzbistumsarchiv Paderborn, Domplatz 3, 33098 Paderborn, Germany

Visitor address:
Archbishopric Paderborn
Konrad-Martin-Domplatz 15
33098 Paderborn

Phone: 05251-125 1252
Fax:05251-125 1470
E-mail: archiv@erzbistum-paderborn.de

State Archives[edit | edit source]

Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg
Friedrichsplatz 15
35037 Marburg

Email: marburg@hla.hessen.de