Maryland State Archives

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*Maryland State Archives at [http://www.mdsa.net mdsa.net] <br>  
 
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*Archives of Maryland Online at [http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/html/index.html www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/html/index.html] <br>
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*Vital Records Indexing Project at [http://mdvitalrec.net/cfm/index.cfm] (deaths 1875-1972)<br>  
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*Vital Records Indexing Project at http://mdvitalrec.net/cfm/index.cfm (deaths 1875-1972)<br>  
 
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Revision as of 17:03, 24 October 2008

Maryland State Archives
 
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Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland.

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  archives@mdsa.net

Address:[1]

350 Rowe Blvd.
Annapolis, MD 21401

Telephone:[1]   Maryland toll free 800-235-4045, or 410-260-6400
Fax:  410-974-2525

Hours:  Wednesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and some Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more details, click here.

Internet sites and database:

Collection Description

Births 1654-1924[2];marriages 1640-1997[3]; deaths from counties 1654-1991, from Baltimore City 1875-1994[4]; divorces, adoptions, census, city directories, cemetery, church records, courts, criminal, land, immigration, naturalization, plats, probates, taxation, biographies, newspapers, and periodicals.[5]

Tips

The Archives will be closed on some Saturdays — click here to learn which ones.

Guides

Maryland State Archives, Guide to Government Records [online] at http://guide.mdsa.net/ (accessed 21 October 2008).

Substitute Repositories

  • Maryland Division of Vital Records - births 1898-1972; marriages 1951-1997; deaths 1968-present.
  • Maryland County Circuit Courts (see individual county courthouses) - supplied many of the earlier copies of the births, marriages, and deaths at Maryland States Archives.
  • NARA
  • Family History Library - has books and microfilms of
  • Library of Maryland History
  • Maryland State Library
  • surrounding state archives in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "All about the Archives" in Maryland State Archives [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/homepage/html/visitor.html (accessed 21 October 2008).
  2. "Birth Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/birthhis.html (accessed 24 October 2008).
  3. "Marriage Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/comarria.html (accessed 24 October 2008).
  4. "Death Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/deathhis.html (accessed 24 October 2008).
  5. Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/homepage/html/refserv.html (accessed 24 October 2008).