Personal, family, and associative archives:
The Archives and Documentation Service of the SNCF Group (SARDO) can manage privately originated archives from individuals or organizations, with the aim of making them available to researchers.
- Gifts: we are authorized to receive donations, formalized by a notarized act in accordance with the ‘ordinary form of contracts’ (Article 931 of the Civil Code), as well as manual donations through the physical delivery of the relevant archives.
- Bequests: we can accept bequests from individuals. Bequests must be included in a will, in one of the three forms recognized by the Civil Code (Article 969 and following).
If you wish to entrust archives to SARDO, please contact the Collection Valorization Division via the contact form.