Location, Hours and Contact Information


Maine State Archives

  • Mailing Address: 84 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333
  • Physical Address: 17 Elkins Lane, 2nd Floor, Augusta, Maine

State Records Center

  • Mailing Address: 284 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333
  • Physical Address: 10 Water Street, Hallowell, Maine

NOTE: The Cultural Building, which houses the Maine State Archives (MSA), Maine State Library (MSL), and Maine State Museum (MSM), is closed to the public for the foreseeable future to allow significant upgrades to the facility’s mechanical systems. The duration of the closure has yet to be determined but is likely to be at least a year. Learn more here and visit our website for updates. During this time, MSA has been temporarily relocated to 17 Elkins Lane (Williams Pavillion).

Search Room Hours: Current COVID-19 Information/Hours

MSA is currently open to the public by appointment only. 

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Maine State Archives: General inquiries can be made by calling 207-287-5790 or emailing maine.archives@maine.gov.  Requests can also be submitted via fax at 207-287-5517.

Research Room (Archives Services): The Archives Services Division is responsible for preserving and providing access to the State’s historic records.  Researchers can submit requests remotely or conduct research in-person at the Research Room.  To contact the Research Room,  please email maine.archives@maine.gov or call 207-287-5790.

Records Management: The Records Management Division is responsible for establishing and administering efficient and effective records management programs within State and local government agencies.   They ensure records are retained properly through records retention schedules. The Division conducts training and creates publications to assist government agencies in meeting general records management requirements. To contact the Records Management Division email recordsmanagement.archives@maine.gov or call 207-287-5798.

Records Center: The Records Center holds the non-permanent records of the State.  Agencies looking to access their records should contact the Records Center at recordscenter.archives@maine.gov or 207-287-3627, 287-3628.

Maine State Archives Staff and Contacts
Name Position/Subject Phone (207)
General Line Maine State Archives 287-5790
Kate McBrien Maine State Archivist 287-5790
Tammy Marks Director 287-5799
Felicia Kennedy Records Management 287-5798
Rob Caron Records Center 287-3627, 287-3628
Peter Mallow Imaging Center 287-5796
Sam Howes Archival Records 287-5778
Kate Herbert Digital Archivist 287-5776