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Frequently asked questions

Here are provided answers for frequently asked questions.

How can I view higher-resolution images available on the electronic heritage system ePaveldas?
To view higher-resolution images, users have to physically visit Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania (hereinafter – the National Library) and use any computer connected to the National Library’s network.

is there anyway I can find the information about my great grandparents who fled from Lithuania some time around 1930 or earlier?
in the Lithuanian State Historical Archive is storing most of all Lithuanian church registers books. The web site of this institution http://www.archyvai.lt/en/archives/historicalarchives.html
The persons are served and all information is given by this e-mail: istorijos.archyvas@lvia.lt
Detail information about access and services you can find here: http://www.archyvai.lt/en/accessandservice.html
where can I find data about births, marriages and deaths from 1599 until 1980?
Roman Catholic Church register books are digitized by the Office of the Chief Archivist of Lithuania (in line with Lithuania‘s Law on Documents and Archives). Here is the list of church registers: http://www.epaveldas.lt/documents/10165/20783/archyvai_portale.pdf
In case you were not able to find the needed register within this list, please contact Rūta Šimulė r.simule@lvia.lt
what organizations are the projects partners and provide information about digitized cultural heritage objects for the portal epaveldas.lt?
Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania;
Ieva Simonaitytė Public Library of Klaipėda County;
Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public LIbrary of Panevėžys County;
Povilas Višinskis Public Library of Šiauliai County;
Public Library of Kaunas County;
Vilnius University Library;
Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum;
Lithuanian Art Museum;
Wroblewski Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences;
Office of the Chief Archivist of Lithuania
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