State Archives of Catanzaro


Status of digitization activities


Civil registry

The Catanzaro State Archive and its Lamezia Terme section hold theCivil Registry archive, that is to say, the duplicates of the birth, marriage and death certificates, and of the marriage announcements between 1809 and 1865, of the Catanzaro, Crotona and Vibo Valentia current provinces.

Army census

The so-called Military Archive holds the Recruitment Lists of the Catanzaro, Crotone (classes of 1942-1949) and Vibo Valentia military districts (classes up to 1929).

Recruitment number and military draw number

TheMilitary Archive holds the draft cards, which give us information about the military service, the Army corps and the military campaigns in which the privates and non-commissioned officers born between 1843 and 1945 in the old military districts of the current provinces of Catanzaro, Crotona and Vibo Valentia served.

Online Sources

The national 14-18 Documents and Images of the Great War project, coordinated by the Central Institute for the Single Catalogue of Italian Libraries, was set up with the initial objective of virtually bringing together and making available online the bibliographic and archival material of the War Fund. The project has since expanded to involve various institutes including the Superintendence for Historical and Ethnoanthropological Heritage of Calabria the State Archives of Catanzaro, the Superintendency of Fine Arts and Landscape of Calabria, the Biblioteca Universitaria Alessandrina, the Museo Centrale del Risorgimento, the Superintendency of Fine Arts and Landscape for the Municipality and Province of Naples, the Superintendency of Historical, Artistic and Ethnoanthropological Heritage of Puglia.

Archival heritage