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Contact information for state archives and historical societies as of November, 2013


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Alabama
Alabama Department of Archives & History

624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 300100, Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone: (334) 242-4435

Alaska
Alaska State Archives

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 110525, 141 Willoughby Avenue, Juneau, AK 99811-0525
Phone: (907) 465-2270
Fax: (907) 465-2465
E-mail: archives@alaska.gov

Arizona
State Library, Archives and Public Records

History and Archives Division
Mailing Address: 1901 West Madison, Phoenix, AZ 85009
Phone: (602) 926-3720
Fax: (602) 256-7982
E-mail: See the Contact Form

Arkansas
Arkansas History Commission

Mailing Address: One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 77201
Phone: (501) 682-6900
E-mail: state.archives@arkansas.gov

California
California State Archives

Mailing Address: 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone, Reference Desk: (916) 653-2246
Phone, General Information: (916) 653-7715
Fax: (916) 653-7363
E-mail: See the Contact Form

Colorado
Colorado State Archives

Mailing Address: 1313 Sherman Street, Room 122, Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 866-2358
Toll-free, in state only: (800) 305-3442
Text: (303) 866-2229
E-mail: See the Contact Form

Connecticut
Connecticut State Archives

Mailing Address: Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
Phone, General Information: (860) 757-6500
Phone, History and Genealogy Unit: (860) 757-6500
Text: (860) CONNREF (860 266-6733)
E-mail: See the Contact Form

Delaware
Delaware Public Archives

Mailing Address: 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 744-5000
E-mail: See the Contact Form

Florida
State Archives of Florida

Mailing Address: R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
Phone: (850) 245-6700
TDD: (850) 245-6096
Reference Fax: (850) 488-4894
E-mail: info@dos.myflorida.com

Georgia
Georgia Archives

Mailing Address: 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260
Phone: (678) 364-3710
E-mail: See Ask an Archivist

Hawaii
Hawaii State Archives

Mailing Address: Kekauluohi Building, Iolani Palace Grounds, 364 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 586-0329
Fax: (808) 586-0330
E-mail: archives@hawaii.gov

Idaho
Idaho State Archives

Mailing Address: Idaho State Archives, 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, ID 83712
Phone, Archives: (208) 334-2620
Fax, Public Archives: 208-334-2626

Illinois
Illinois State Archives

Mailing Address: Margaret Cross Norton Building, Capitol Complex, Springfield, IL 62756
Phone: (217) 782-4682
Fax: (217) 524-3930
E-mail: See the Reference Request Form (Illinois Residents Only)

Indiana
Indiana State Archives

Mailing Address: 6440 East 30th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219
Phone: (317) 591-5222
Fax: (317) 591-5324
E-mail: arc@icpr.in.gov or see the Contact Form

Iowa
State Historical Society of Iowa: State Archives and Records Program

Mailing Address: State of Iowa Historical Building, 600 East Locust, Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
Phone: (515) 281-5111
E-mail: dm.library@iowa.gov

Kansas
Kansas Historical Society: State Archives

Mailing Address: 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66615-1099
Phone: (785) 272-8681
Phone, State Archives Reference Desk: (785) 272-8681, ext. 117
E-mail: reference@kshs.org

Kentucky
Department for Libraries and Archives

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 537, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-8300
Fax: (502) 564-5773
E-mail: kdla.archives@ky.gov or see the Records Request Forms

Louisiana
Louisiana State Archives

Mailing Address: Louisiana State Archives, Louisiana Secretary of State, P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
Phone: (225) 922-1200
Fax: (225) 922-0433
E-mail: See the Contact Us Page

Maine
Maine State Archives

Mailing Address: 84 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: (207) 287-5790
Fax: (207) 287-6035

Maryland
Maryland State Archives

Mailing Address: 350 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 260-6400
Toll free: (800) 235-4045

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Archives Division

Mailing Address: Secretary of Commonwealth, Massachusetts Archives, 220 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125
Phone: (617) 727-2816
Fax: (617)288-8429
E-mail: archives@sec.state.ma.us

Michigan
Archives of Michigan
Mailing Address: 702 W. Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, Michigan 48909
Phone: (517) 373-3559 (Select option "3" from the voice menu.)
E-mail: archives@michigan.gov

Minnesota
Minnesota State Archives

Mailing Address: Minnesota Historical Society, 345 Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55102-1906
Phone: (651) 259-3260
Fax: (651) 296-9961
E-mail: See the Contact Us Page

Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Archives & History

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 571, Jackson, MS 39205-0571
Phone: (601) 576-6876
Fax: (601) 576-6964
E-mail: refdesk@mdah.state.ms.us.

Missouri
Missouri State Archives

Mailing Address: 600 W. Main, P.O. Box 1747, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-3280
Fax: (573) 526-7333
E-mail: archref@sos.mo.gov. Please read the guidelines before sending reference requests.

Montana
Montana Historical Society

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 201201, 225 North Roberts Street, Helena, MT 59620-1201
Phone, Research Center: (406) 444-2681
E-mail: mhslibrary@mt.gov or see the Online Request Form.

Nebraska
Library/Archives Division of the Nebraska State Historical Society

Mailing Address: Library / Archives, Nebraska State Historical Society, P.O. Box 82554, 1500 "R" Street, Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone: (402) 471-4751
Fax: (402) 471-3100
E-mail: nshs.libarch@nebraska.gov

Nevada
Nevada State Library and Archives

Mailing Address: 100 North Stewart Street, Carson City, NV 89701-4285
Phone: (775) 684-3310
Toll free, in state only: (800) 922-2880
Fax: (775) 684-3311
E-mail:See the request form

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Division of Archives and Records Management

Mailing Address: 71 South Fruit Street, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-2236
Fax: (603) 271-2272
E-mail: archives@sos.nh.gov . For birth, death, and marriage records, contact the Division of Vital Records Administration at http://www.sos.nh.gov/vitalrecords/.

New Jersey
New Jersey State Archives

Mailing Address, State Archives: 225 West State Street, P.O. Box 307, Trenton, NJ 08625-0307
Mailing Address, State Records Center: 2300 Stuyvesant Avenue, P.O. Box 307, Trenton, NJ 08625-0307
Phone: (609) 292-6260
Fax, Reference: (609) 292-4127
E-mail, State Archives: njarchives@sos.state.nj.us

New Mexico
State Records Center and Archives

Mailing Address: 1205 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone, Archives and Historical Services Division: (505) 476-7948
Fax, Archives and Historical Services Division: (505) 476-7909
E-mail: archives@state.nm.us

New York
New York State Archives

Mailing Address: New York State Education Department, Cultural Education Center, 222 Madison Avenue, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12230
Phone, Research Assistance: (518) 474-8955
Phone, General Information: (518) 474-6926
E-mail, Research Assistance: archref@mail.nysed.gov

North Carolina
State Archives of North Carolina

Mailing Address: 4614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4614
Phone: (919) 807-7310
Fax: (919) 733-1354
E-mail: archives@ncdcr.gov

North Dakota
State Archives

Mailing Address: 612 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone, Reference: (701) 328-2091
E-mail: archives@nd.us

Ohio
Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library

Mailing Address: 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211
Phone: 614-297-2510
Toll free: 800-686-6124
Fax: (614) 297-2358
E-mail: reference@ohiohistory.org or see the Reference Contact Form.

Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Archives and Records Management

Mailing Address: 200 NE 18th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone, Archives: (405) 522-3579
Phone, Records Center: (405) 524-4416
Fax, Archives: (405) 522-3583
Fax, Records Management: (405) 524-7567

Oregon
Oregon State Archives

Mailing Address: 800 Summer Street NE, Salem, OR 97310
Phone: (503) 373-0701
Fax: (503) 373-0953
E-mail: reference.archives@state.or.us

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Archives

Mailing Address: 350 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120.
Phone: (717) 783-3281
E-mail: ra-statearchives@state.pa.us

Rhode Island
State Archives

Mailing Address: 337 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-2353
Fax: (401) 222-3199
E-mail: statearchives@sos.ri.gov

South Carolina
Department of Archives and History

Mailing Address: 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223
Phone, Reference Room: (803) 896-6104
Fax, Reference Room: (803) 896-6198
E-mail: See the Genealogy Request Form

South Dakota
South Dakota State Archives

Mailing Address: 900 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3804
Fax: (605) 773-6041
E-mail: archref@state.sd.us

Tennessee
Tennessee State Library and Archives

Mailing Address: 403 7th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2764
E-mail: reference.tsla@tn.gov

Texas
Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927
Phone: (512) 463-5455
Email, Reference: reference.desk@tsl.state.tx.us

Utah
Utah State Archives

Mailing Address, Research Center: 300 S. Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone, Research Center: (801) 533-3535
E-mail: See the Contact Form

Vermont
Vermont State Archives and Records Administration

Mailing Address: Office of the Secretary of State, 1078 Route 2, Middlesex, Montpelier, VT 05633-7701
Phone, Reference Room: (802) 828-2308
E-mail: archives@sec.state.vt.us. For vital records requests use vitals@sec.state.vt.us.

Virginia
Library of Virginia

Mailing Address: 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 692-3500
E-mail: See the Contact Form

Washington
Washington State Archives

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 40238, Olympia, WA 98504-0238
Phone: (360) 586-1492
E-mail, State Archivist: archives@sos.wa.gov
E-mail, Research Requests and Information on Public Records: research@sos.wa.gov

West Virginia
West Virginia State Archives

Mailing Address: Archives and History Library, The Cultural Center, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV 25305-0300
Phone: (304) 558-0230
The West Virginia Archives will not answer e-mail research requests. All research requests must be submitted in writing.

Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Historical Society Library-Archives

Mailing Address: Archives Reference, Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 264-6460
Fax: (608) 264-6472
E-mail: See the Archives Reference Request Form

Wyoming
Wyoming State Archives

Mailing Address: Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7826
Fax: (307) 777-7044
E-mail: See the Contact Form

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