Name of organisation
Ruotsinsuomalaisten arkisto | The Archives of Sweden Finns
Type of Organisation
Short note on organisation background
The task of The Archives of the Sweden Finns is to collect and to retain documents and records related to the history and life of Finns in Sweden. The Archives also supports the Sweden Finnish culture, research and education. Some of the material of the Archives, like photographs and life stories, can also be studied in the homepage.
The Archives was founded in 1977 and the members for the Archives are Sweden Finns organisations and companies in Sweden. Also individuals can be members through a network.
The Archives of the Finnish Minority in Sweden cooperates with The Swedish National Archives (Riksarkivet) and with the City Archives of Eskilstuna (Eskilstuna stadsarkiv). Eskilstuna is one of the main cities, in which a large proportion of the population has its roots in Finland.
Makus Lyyra, manager, The Archives of the Sweden Finns
Tel: +46 723 614 002
Sverigefinländarnas arkiv, Kriebensgatan 4, Box 17
Se-631 02 Eskilstuna (Sweden)