Written sources from the past 950 years
The archive of the Benedictine Admont Abbey holds a wealth of source material from the past 950 years, since the monastery was founded.The archives are open to anyone interested in church, monastery, state, economic, forest, genealogical, and manorial research.
In addition to a rich collection of documents and records, the Admont Archives keep the monks’ personal files, their correspondence, and bequests, the abbots’ archives, as well as the correspondence of the individual administrative units of the monastery up to the most recent times. It also contains the extensive archives of the Admont market and the various parishes, deaneries, and properties under the abbey’s control. Finally, it also houses records related to local forestry, mining, the former Admont convent, and much more. Mention should also be made of the special collections, above all the coin collection, postage stamps, an extensive inventory of photos, maps, and plans.