Maine Archives and Libraries

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The following archives and libraries have collections or services helpful to researchers. One point to remember is that Maine was part of Massachusetts until 1819, and so some records in Massachusetts have information about people living in Maine before that date.


  • Maine State Archives
    State House Station 84
    Augusta, ME 04333-0084
    Telephone: 207-287-5795
    Fax: 207-289-5739
A wiki article describing this collection is found at Maine State Archive Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maine Digital Collections

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Online Records
has statewide online database links which may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records. 


  • University of Maine at Orono
    Raymond H. Fogler Library, Special Collections
    P.O. Box 5729
    Orono, ME 04469-5729
    Telephone: 207-581-1686
    Fax: 207-581-1653

Reference Book

Public Record Repositories in Maine. 1976. Augusta, Maine: Maine State Archives, 1976. FHL book 974.1 A3m; FHL film 1036235 item 6; FHL film 928040 item 4; fiche 6051251.

Web Sites

A wiiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Maine State Archive Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)