Institution Name: County Archives in Sogn og Fjordane (Fylkesarkivet i Sogn og Fjordane)

Institute Description: The County Archives in Sogn og Fjordane preserve and disseminate historical photographs from the county of Sogn og Fjordane.

Country: Norway

Approximate Collection Size (up to): 260 000. Ca. 70.000 images have been digitized and made publicly available at our website

Collection Scope: Our collection mainly consists of aerial photos produced by Widerøes Flyveselskap. This company photographed large areas of Norway in the years 1930-1970.

Geographic and Time Coverage: The aerial photos in our collection are all from Sogn og Fjordane. We have aerial photos produced by Widerøes Flyveselskap from the following municipalities: Jølster, Høyanger, Luster, Fjaler, Bremanger, Årdal, Gloppen, Flora, Hornindal, Hyllestad and Stryn. We also have aerial photos from Selje municipality produced by Nor-Fly AS ca 1950-1960.

Media Format: Photographic prints, negatives. digital images

Accessibility: Our collection can be accessed via our own webpage: It can also be accessed via other sites such as Kulturnett Sogn og Fjordane ( and Europeana (

Address: Fylkesarkivet i Sogn og Fjordane, Askedalen 2, 6863 Leikanger, Norway



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