Find 04553 archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.
Augusta Vital Records Archive 244 Water Street Augusta ME 04330 20.9 miles from 04553 207-287-3181
Brunswick Police Records Archive 28 Federal Street Brunswick ME 04011 21.8 miles from 04553 207-725-6620
Lewiston Police Records Archive 171 Park Street Lewiston ME 04240 32.3 miles from 04553 207-795-9010
Archives managed by government entities are generally accessible to the public. Many offer regular public hours while others may only be open by appointment. Some Archives may include special collections that restrict access more stringently than general collections. Archives maintained by private organizations may not be accessible by the public.
No. The public use of an Archive is much more restricted than is typical for items in a public library. Archives often require visitors to register, provide identification, and submit request forms in order to view an item in the collection. In addition, most Archives have detailed usage guidelines in place to prevent theft or loss of Archive materials.
Yes, many Archives are interested in accepting materials of enduring historical value. Archivists will evaluate potential donations to ensure that they meet the Archive's standards. Archives will typically require that a deed of gift be signed that legally documents the transfer of ownership of the donated materials.