Congregation of the Holy Spirit General Archives

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You are on the search portal of the General Archives of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans).

The General Archives of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, in Chevilly-Larue (Val-de-Marne, France), keep documents retracing three centuries of Spiritan history : history of the congregation, archives of mission in Africa and in the world, collection of works by Spiritans (ethnology, botany, linguistics, theology, etc.).

Consult our inventory here by entering the keywords relating to your research subject. Note the dimensions (references) of the files that interest you. You will be able to present them to the archivist when you come to the reading room, and thus save time.

Access to the Archives is by appointment.
Opening hours: weekdays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. (except occasional closures).
The use of the camera in the reading room is subject to authorization.

Archives générales de la congrégation du Saint-Esprit
12, rue du Père Mazurié
94550 Chevilly-Larue (France)
Tel. +33 (0)1 46 75 99 08
Courriel : archives.generales[at]