State Archives of Massa


Status of digitization activities


Civil registry

The Massa State Archive holds the Civil Registry files of the Garfagnana (1852-1865) and the Civil Registry files of the Lunigiana(1852-1865)

Army census

The Archive holds the Lunigiana parmense Recruitment Council (classes of 1828-1839), whose headquarters were in Pontremoli during the period in which Pontremoli belang to the Parma and Piacenza Duchy and the Anexed States. The Castelnuovo de Garfagnana Recruitment Council (classes of 1829-1839). The Recruitment Lists of the Massa Estense Principate (classes of 1829-1839) are held in a separate file, which has not yet been inventoried. For the Italian period the Massa Recruitment Office file holds the Recruitment Lists of the male residents of the Massa and Pontremoli circumscriptions (classes of 1843-1923). The Recruitment Lists of the next military classes are held in the Florence State Archive.

Recruitment number and military draw number

The Massa Carrara Military District file holds the fascicles (classes of 1843-1920) and Draft Cards (classes of 1872-1920).

Online Sources

The Massa State Archives have published online the Matriculation Sheets of the classes from 1875 to 1940. Also available online are the Civil Status Acts of Massa, Rocchetta, Vara, Tresana, Calice al Cornoviglio, Montignoso, Podenzana, Terrarossa, Fivizzano, Albiano ,Aulla, Carrara, Licciana Nardi, Fosdinovo. Civil Status Acts of Garfagnana (1852-1865).