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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  Arizona State Archives Reference Question

Address:[2]

1901 W Madison St
Phoenix, AZ 85009

Telephone:[2]  602-926-3720
Fax:  602-256-7982

Hours and holidays:[2]   Mondays through Fridays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Closed on Arizona state holidays.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[2]

  • Directions. The Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building, and the Arizona Records Management Center (not open to the public) are next to one another along 19th Avenue.
    • From the North. Take Interstate 17 south to the Jefferson Street exit. Turn left (east) onto Jefferson Street (it's a one-way street) and drive approximately one-half mile to 19th Avenue and turn right (south), then right (west) onto Madison. Entrance to parking is on the left (south).
    • From the South.Take Interstate 17 north to the 19th Avenue exit. Turn right (north) onto 19th Avenue and go approximately 1 mile to Madison and turn left (west), at which point you will see parking to your left in the front of the building.
    • From the West. Take Interstate 10 east to Interstate 17 south to the Jefferson Street exit. Turn left (east) onto Jefferson Street (it's a one-way street) and drive approximately one-half mile to 19th Avenue and turn right (south), then right (west) onto Madison. Entrance to parking is on the left (south).
    • From the East. Take Interstate 10 west to the 19th Avenue exit. Turn left (south) onto 19th Avenue and go approximately one and one-half mile to Madison, then turn right (west). At this point you will see parking on the left in front of the building.
  • Public Transportation. Bus Route 19 stops (#18484 or #18485) 1½ blocks north of the Archives on 19th Ave  near Jefferson St.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Tax rolls, brands, coroner records, voting registers, prisoners, court marriage licenses, wills, probate cases, civil and criminal cases, Arizona agency records, 32,000 Arizona maps, and 180,000 photographs.

The Arizona Collection is a continuation of the territorial library. It now includes Arizona history, archeology, biographies, local histories, American Indians, city and county budgets, Arizona high school and college yearbooks, newspaper index, microfilms of missions and military outpost papers, Arizona periodicals, and biographical vertical files.[3]

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Arizona State Archives, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, has many Arizona cemeteries, census, church, court, histories, immigration, land, military, and naturalization records on microfilm.

Neighboring Collections

Repositories in surrounding counties:

Repositories in other surrounding states (or nations):

Sources

  1. Arizona State Archives Reference Question in Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (accessed 14 January 2015).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Contact the State Archives and Records Management Center in Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (accessed 14 January 2015).
  3. Arizona Collection in Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (accessed 14 January 2015).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 15. At various repositories (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 J54d.


 

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