Find 17860 archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.
Hershey Community Archive 30 East Granada Avenue Hershey PA 17033 40.2 miles from 17860 717-533-1777
Pennsylvania State Archive 350 North Street Harrisburg PA 17120 43.9 miles from 17860 717-783-3281
Harrisburg Central Records Archive 123 Walnut Street Harrisburg PA 17101 44.3 miles from 17860 717-255-3192
Carbon County Archive 44 Susquehanna Street Jim Thorpe PA 18229 45.6 miles from 17860 570-325-5713
Shavertown Police Records Archive 180 East Center Street Shavertown PA 18708 47.6 miles from 17860 570-696-1174
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.