Find 16504 archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.
Erie County Clerk Records Archive 140 West 6th Street Erie PA 16501 2.4 miles from 16504 814-451-6250
Chautauqua County Clerks Records Archive 1 North Erie Street Mayville NY 14757 29.6 miles from 16504 716-661-7331
Chautauqua County Sheriff Records Archive 15 East Chautauqua Street Mayville NY 14757 29.7 miles from 16504 716-661-7935
Ashtabula Police Records Archive 110 West 44th Street Ashtabula OH 44004 41.1 miles from 16504 440-992-7144
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.