April 548

The Material Preserved in the National Archives of Georgia Regarding the Germans Became Accessible Online

The documents of the 19th-20th centuries preserved in the fonds of the National Archives of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia regarding the Germans living in Georgia and the Transcaucasia are now accessible through the electronic program: https://archival-services.gov.ge/germanelebi/

The Germans settled in Georgia in 1817 and played an important role in the social-cultural life of the country.

The electronic catalog contains material preserved in the Central Historical Archive regarding the establishment of German colonies; The governance structure of the colonies; Land ownership issues; Commodity description; Construction of schools and colleges; Evangelical Lutheran parish activities; Missionary work; Construction of churches and chapels, etc.

The online catalog includes up to 400 files from more than 10 archival fonds.