Archives – the Memory of Community
We are dedicated to preservation of the history of the Bahá’í Faith, archival work and development of the Baha’i community. Via the website we provide access to hundreds of Bahá’í books, archival documents and other historical materials. ‘Archives – the Memory of Community’ actively promotes effective archive programs for Baha’is in Russian speaking countries since 2006.
Schedule & hours
On-line research (www.bahaiarc.org) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Russian but inquires can be made in English since some of the staff speaks it.
The largest depository of the Baha’i World News Service publications in Russian. Published and unpublished materials in Russian related to the Baha'i Faith.
Languages of materials
All documents in the archive are in Russian. Some are even in the old Russian (before reform).
Some records are accessible for Baha'is only.
Document ordering and delivery
Most documents available online at www.bahaiarc.org. Some can be sent via mail.
Photocopying, photography, microfilming
Photocopies can be done by staff and send via mail.