In addition to the branches of the Turku City government and the Turku City Archives, there are numerous other archives operating in Turku, for example:
The Provincial Archives of Turku
The Provincial Archives keeps the over 40-year-old and permanently kept documents of state government officials operating or having operated in the former Turku and Pori Province, the current Regional Council of Satakunta, and the Regional Council of Southwest Finland.
The Environmental Division comprises Building Control, Urban Planning, Environmental Protection, and Environmental Health Care. The Regional Public Transport acts as part of the Environmental Division.
The oldest documents of the Environmental Division have been moved to the City Archives. The newest documents are being kept within the division, and out of them the most wanted materials are:
Medical records of the municipal residents are kept in the Mäntymäki archives. The medical records include, for example, medical reports, dental reports, and the documents of mother and child welfare clinics and school welfare.
Archives of the Social Office
Customer documents of the Social Services are kept in the archives of the Social Office. Documents of the Social Services include, for example, documents related to Family Services, Services for the Elderly and the Disabled, and Child Welfare.
The divisional archives and the Turku City Archives are responsible for the records of the City of Turku. The Turku City Archives also acts as the municipal central archives and attends to the city’s oldest permanently stored records. New documents are stored mainly in the divisional archives.
Turku City Archives
Documents from the past 400 years are being stored in the Turku City Archives. The collections include: