• Odéon archives for the period prior to 1970 are held mainly in the French National Archives (series 55 AJ);
  • for the period 1970 to 1983, they are held in the performing arts section of the French National Library and at the Comédie Française;
  • for the period from 1983 to the present day they are held directly at the Odéon theatre.

Odéon archives contain :

press reviews and articles
programmes for the performances
photos of performances
press files
production records
video recordings (archive recordings of performances, interviews etc.)
audio recordings (readings, conferences, symposia, debates etc.).