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. Learn more here and visit our website for updates. During this time, MSA has been temporarily relocated to 17 Elkins Lane (Williams Pavillion).

Hours and Contact Information

Archive Services Hours

MSA is currently open Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We are open to the public by appointment only. 
Please call 287-5790 and we will be happy to assist you.

Save time when you arrive! Complete our researcher registration form and bring it with you!

Location

Maine State Archives
Mailing Address: 84 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0084
Physical Location: Williams Pavilion, 17 Elkins Lane, 2nd Floor, Augusta, Maine
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State Records Center
Mailing Address: 284 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333
Physical Address: 10 Water Street, Hallowell, Maine

Contact

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 207-287-5792.

Maine State Archives Staff and Contacts
Name Position/Subject Phone (207)
Information Maine State Archives 287-5790
Kate McBrien Maine State Archivist 287-5790
Tammy Marks Director 287-5799
Felicia Kennedy Records Management 287-5798
vacant Records Center 287-5792
Peter Mallow Imaging Center 287-5796
Sam Howes Archival Records 287-5778
Kate Herbert Digital Archivist 287-5776