The National Archives in Krakow, together with its local branches, stores large and varying collections. For users, we have prepared tools to help in the search for interesting records. The majority of our resources have descriptions which can be found in the “Search in the Archives” service: www. For those searching for information regarding civil records, an additional search engine “Pradziad” (Great-Grandfather) has been prepared. Here, the name of the town/village, main office of the parish or the district records should be used.