Several organizations – foundations, associations, trade unions, societies, companies – as well as non-formal groups and private people run their own archives in Pomerania. These archives contain information about local communities, private people, families. They also document activities of local NGOs. Numerous thematic archives reflect interests and passions of collectors.
Pomerania archives and their holdings are a valuable source of information for researching the history of Gdansk and Pomerania and contribute to cultural education of people living in the area.