Auroville Archives

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Auroville Archives is an effort to keep a permanent record of the planning and development of the work being done in Auroville. The Archives collects and preserves all types of documents and material (papers, photographs, slides, audio tapes, videos, and other documents in digital form) for record and future research. Included are written records of the conception, planning and developmental growth of Auroville, as well as material relating to its various social and material experiments tried over the years, original research, and other records.

All collected materials are to be digitized for long term preservation and accessibility.


Auroville Archives was established in 1991.

Articles about Auroville ArchivesYear
SAIIER 2019:Auroville Digital Archives2019
SAIIER 2018:Auroville Archives2018
SAIIER 2016:Auroville Archives2016
SAIIER 2014:Auroville Archives2014
SAIIER 2013:Auroville Archives2013


The Archives are a resource for Aurovilians and visitors for study, research and publication purposes. People are warmly invited to send any Auroville-related material they come across in publications or elsewhere, for inclusion in the Archives. Material may be addressed to:

Auroville Archives
Bharat Nivas
605101 Auroville
Tamil Nadu INDIA


  • Location: Archives building, next to SAIIER, Town Hall complex
  • Phone: (0413) 262-2054
  • E-mail: avarchives (at)

See also

Auroville Digital Archives 2019 1.jpg, Auroville Digital Archives 2019 2.jpg