The archive is open to the public by appointment in advance - call: 02-6297899
Reception hours: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 13:00.
The Jerusalem City Archive (established in 1963) is part of the Jerusalem Municipality. Its purpose is to collect material that is found both from the Jerusalem Municipality and from other sources such as: neighborhoods, bodies, people, related to Jerusalem.
The archive deals both internally with genizah guidelines, skin and preservation of Jerusalem Municipality records and with preservation, sorting and cataloging of historical material related to the city and making it available for public inspection. The archive charges fees for some of the services provided in it. On current issues with the municipality and in the "municipal records" about 60,000 containers, please contact the relevant department.
You can browse the historical archive: about 12,000 archive containers (and complementary collections) and the reference library in the archive contains about 7,000 titles (can not be borrowed). You can also consult the city archives - on issues related to the history of the city of Jerusalem.
- In the archive itself, in the main building and in the spur: 3,500 running meters of archival material.
- Supervised by the archive, in the industrial warehouse: 7,000 running meters of records.
- Posters and Ads: 25,000.
- Books about Jerusalem in the Auxiliary Library: 7,000.
- Municipal publications: 3,000.
- Entire collections of Jerusalem local newspapers: 4.
- A collection of press clippings about Jerusalem from the years 1960-1998.
Material originating from the municipality: at least 30 years, private institutional material: 30 years and personal private material: 70 years.
Construction licensing files from 1969 onwards are in the archives of the Construction Licensing Division.
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Collaboration between the Jerusalem City Archives and the Association for Genealogical Research in Israel on the subject - "Voter Lists from Jerusalem for the Second Electoral Assembly of the Jews of Eretz Israel 1925". 1928 "and more.