Montgomery County Department of History and Archives

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Montgomery County Department of History and Archives
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  kfarquhar@co.montgomery.ny.us

Address:

9 Park St.
Fonda, NY 12068-1500

Telephone: 518-853-8186 or 518-853-8187
Fax: 518-853-8392

Hours and holidays: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm (Sept - June)
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (July & August)

Directions, maps, and public transportation: Location Map

Internet sites and databases:

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  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

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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 Montgomery County Department of History and Archives, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

  • such as: NARA I
  • NARA II
  • National Archives at _____
  • State Archives
  • State Library

Similar Collections



  • National Personnel Records Center
  • LC
  • FHL

Neighboring Collections


  • County Vital Records Office
  • City Vital Records Office
  • County Archives
  • County Orphan's Court
  • County Probate Court
  • County Recorder
  • County Coroner
  • U.S. District Court
  • County and local historical societies
  • County and local genealogical societies
  • Public Libraries
  • Museums and heritage societies
  • Closest Family History Center has premium online services for free and offers research guidance.[4]
  • Repositories in surrounding counties: [Chattam], [Durham], and [Franklin]
  • State Vital Records Office
  • State Historical Society
  • State Genealogical Society
  • University Libraries
  • Church archives
  • Repositories in surrounding states (or provinces): [SC], [TN], and [VA]
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Sources

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  4. Introduction to LDS Family History Centers in Family History Research Wiki (accessed 29 February 2016).

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