A service of the Conseil Général of the French Departement of Finistère. It occupies two sites - the main one at Quimper, with an annex at Brest.
As with the archives of other French Departements it was established under the law of 5 Brumaire, Year V (26 October 1796).
During 2012 inventories of the archives' fonds and documents were put online.
More information on the French Wikipedia page .
The website, in French, is