Find 20197 archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.
Montgomery County Archive 8536 Anniversary Circle Gaithersburg MD 20877 24.7 miles from 20197 301-926-5002
Rockville Circuit Court Records Archive 50 Maryland Avenue Rockville MD 20850 26.8 miles from 20197 240-777-9470
Fairfax County Land Records Archive 4000 Chain Bridge Road Fairfax VA 22030 29.7 miles from 20197 703-691-7320
Fairfax County Archive 6800 Industrial Road Springfield VA 22151 36.4 miles from 20197 703-658-3775
Silver Spring Archive 10000 New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring MD 20903 36.8 miles from 20197 301-431-5445
District of Columbia Recruiting and Records Archive 2000 14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009 37.3 miles from 20197 202-442-9700
Washington DC Public Records Archive 1300 Naylor Court Northwest Washington DC 20001 37.9 miles from 20197 202-671-1105
Washington American Catholic Archive 620 Michigan Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20064 38.2 miles from 20197 202-319-5065
College Park National Archive 8601 Adelphi Road College Park MD 20740 38.3 miles from 20197 301-837-2000
Washington DC Archive 3015 4th Street Northeast Washington DC 20017 38.5 miles from 20197 202-269-2561
Washington DC National Archive 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20408 38.6 miles from 20197 202-357-5222
United States Government National Archive Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20001 38.9 miles from 20197 202-357-5110
Washington Smithsonian Institution Archive 600 Maryland Avenue Southwest Washington DC 20024 39.0 miles from 20197 202-633-1000
Washington DC Vital Records Archive 899 North Capitol Street Northeast Washington DC 20002 39.0 miles from 20197 202-442-9303
District of Columbia Vital Records Archive 825 North Capitol Street Northeast Washington DC 20002 39.0 miles from 20197 202-671-5000
Washington DC Postal Records Archive 100 Indiana Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20001 39.1 miles from 20197 202-393-4695
College Park National Public Broadcasting Archive 4130 Campus Drive College Park MD 20742 39.5 miles from 20197 301-405-9160
Washington DC Data Archive 304 C Street Northeast Washington DC 20002 39.5 miles from 20197 202-546-6653
Alexandria Archive 801 South Payne Street Alexandria VA 22314 41.2 miles from 20197 703-746-4591
Carroll County Land Records Archive 55 North Court Street Westminster MD 21157 42.9 miles from 20197 410-386-2022
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.