15. September 2023

Unknown logbook and 300-year-old sheet music traced back to Tordenskiold's ship

The Danish National Archives has made a remarkable discovery in connection with an extensive review of thousands of weather observations from centuries of voyages. A logbook of unknown origin with sheet music for a minuet was discovered. Now, the mystery has been solved, and the notes from the sheet music have been brought to life for the first time in more than 300 years.

14. September 2023

Can data from spreadsheets be preserved forever?

The Danish National Archives has established an international collaboration to address the issue of long-term preservation of spreadsheets.

14. November 2022

Webinar on how to find data at the Danish National Archives

On Wednesday November 16th, you can learn how to use the Danish National Archives' new website for born-digital data

12. August 2022

Welcome to the Danish National Archives' new website

Get an overview of our new website, designed in close dialogue with the users of the Danish National Archives.

7. August 2022

New platform makes it easier to find born-digital data

A new platform makes it easier to search born-digital documents in The Danish National Archives digital collections.

14. July 2022

Bring photo ID when visiting the reading rooms

All users of the reading rooms must be registered anew, as the Danish National Archives is implementing anew registration system for the reading rooms

27. June 2022

Historical weather data to prepare us for the climate of the future

Ship’s records with millions of weather observations from centuries of sailing under the Danish flag, logbooks and yellowed messages in a bottle with weather records provide important data for future climate research.

14. June 2022

Find your ancestors and their household on the Link-Lives website

The research project Link-Lives aims to build the largest-ever mapping of a country's historical population. Now, Link-Lives is opening up their data and preliminary results.