Archives meeting
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 16:32

A meeting took place in the Culture House today between staff of the District Archieves in Húsavík, the National Archives of Iceland and local government.




During the meeting the National Archives of Iceland presented a new manual about local government archiving. Hrefna Róbertsdóttir, Director of the Archieve department of the National Archives, disscused the role of the Nationall Archives and the District Archives and the rules regarding archiving. Bjarni Þórðarson, the financial director of the National Archives, talked about the long-term presevation of electronic records from official agencies in iceland. 

Unknown photos - Group photos II
Tuesday, 19 April 2011 09:14

Know we publish a new set of unidentified photos. Like before the people, place, photographer or the year when the photograph was taken is unknown. Comments can be sent to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by calling the Culture House and talking to Snorri 



Identifying old photographs
Thursday, 31 March 2011 14:53

Earlier this week Aðalbjörg Pálsdóttir visited the Culture House and sat down with one of our employees and examined some of the old photographs that are still unidentified. She was able to identify several persons in the photos. We would like to thank Aðalbjörg for taking the time to help us with the identification.


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