Traduction de archives
LES ARCHIVES NATIONALES
The French Historical Archives, which house all legal documents concerning the history of France, were created in 1789. They are open to the public and located in the Marais in Paris.
LES ARCHIVES DÉPARTEMENTALES
The Archives départementales collect and make available documents issued by the local administration, notably registry documents from communes. They can be consulted by genealogists, historians, students and anybody interested.