Search by German state or by type of archive: Staatliche Archive, Kommunale Archive, Kirchliche Archive, Herrschafts- und Familienarchive, Wirtschaftsarchive, Archive der Parlamente, politischen Parteien, Stiftungen und Verbände, Medienarchive, Archive der Hochschulen sowie wissenschaftlicher, Institutionen, Sonstige Archive. For the first time, the German Archives Portal Archivportal-D offers centralized and comprehensive access to the records of various kinds of German archives. The portal includes such varied resources including state and communal archives, as well as church and business records. Researchers are able to find archival information, look through finding aids provided by participating archives, view search results and study digital copies of archival records. Perfectly for genealogists with German ancestors.