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*[http://portal.maine.gov/marriage/archdev.marriage_archive.search_form Marriage database 1892-2009] search by bride's/groom's names, and/or by town, and narrow by date.  
 
*[http://portal.maine.gov/marriage/archdev.marriage_archive.search_form Marriage database 1892-2009] search by bride's/groom's names, and/or by town, and narrow by date.  
 
*[http://portal.maine.gov/death/archdev.death_archive.search_form Death database 1960-2009] search by name, and/or by town of death, and narrow by date. <br>  
 
*[http://portal.maine.gov/death/archdev.death_archive.search_form Death database 1960-2009] search by name, and/or by town of death, and narrow by date. <br>  
*[http://www.state.me.us/sos/arc/databases/index.html Databases for downloading] include military (Civil War, Mexican War, War of 1812), CCC, courts, divorces 1800-1891, photos, maps, railroads, and town records 1630-1990.
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*[http://www.state.me.us/sos/arc/databases/index.html Databases for downloading] include military (Civil War, Mexican War, War of 1812), CCC, courts, divorces 1800-1891, photos, maps, railroads, town records 1630-1990, and minor civil divisions.
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===

Revision as of 19:55, 2 March 2013

Maine State Archives
Maine State Library, Museum & Archives, Augusta, ME.

Contents

Contact Information

Address:[1]

Mailing:   84 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333

Physical:  230 State Street
Augusta, Maine 04333

Telephone:[1]  207-287-5795  Fax:  207-287-5517

Hours and holidays:[2]  Monday-Friday 8:00 to 4:00 (except legal holidays)

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[3]  {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

  • Maine State Archives includes online services, publications, news, Archives Interactive, CCC info, marriage and death databases, downloadable databases, researcher and historical group services.
  • Archives Interactive describes records available at the MSA including photos, maps, court records, municipal records (birth, marriage, death) and microfilms, town legal histories, and newspapers.
  • Marriage database 1892-2009 search by bride's/groom's names, and/or by town, and narrow by date.
  • Death database 1960-2009 search by name, and/or by town of death, and narrow by date.
  • Databases for downloading include military (Civil War, Mexican War, War of 1812), CCC, courts, divorces 1800-1891, photos, maps, railroads, town records 1630-1990, and minor civil divisions.

Collection Description

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Tips

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Guides

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Alternate Repositories

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

Overlapping Collections

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Neighboring Collections


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Contact Information" at Maine State Archives (accessed 1 March 2013).
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