Find Wakefield Massachusetts archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.
Medford City Central Records Archive 100 Main Street Medford MA 02155 6.6 miles from Wakefield 781-391-6760
Revere Police Records Archive 400 Revere Beach Parkway Revere MA 02151 7.8 miles from Wakefield 781-286-8330
Boston Public Records Archive 1 Ashburton Place Boston MA 02108 10.0 miles from Wakefield 617-727-2832
Boston National Archive 380 Trapelo Road Waltham MA 02452 10.6 miles from Wakefield 781-663-0144
Boston American Jewish Historical Archive 101 Newbury Street Boston MA 02116 10.6 miles from Wakefield 617-226-1245
Boston WGBH Media Library & Archive 1 Guest Street Boston MA 02135 11.1 miles from Wakefield
Brookline Jewish Women's Archive 138 Harvard Street Brookline MA 02446 11.9 miles from Wakefield 617-232-2258
Boston Registry of Vital Records Archive 150 Mount Vernon Street Boston MA 02108 12.7 miles from Wakefield 617-740-2600
Boston Archive 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard Boston MA 02125 13.4 miles from Wakefield 617-727-2816
Dorchester State Records Archive 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard Boston MA 02125 13.4 miles from Wakefield 617-727-2470
Lincoln Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive 6 Goose Pond Road Lincoln MA 01773 14.0 miles from Wakefield 781-259-4466
Lawrence Immigrant Archive 6 Essex Street Lawrence MA 01840 14.8 miles from Wakefield 978-686-9230
West Roxbury City Clerk Archive 201 Rivermoor Street Boston MA 02132 16.7 miles from Wakefield 617-635-1195
Haverhill City Archive 4 Summer Street Haverhill MA 01830 18.9 miles from Wakefield 978-374-2392
Boston Archive 30 Millstone Road Boston MA 02136 19.0 miles from Wakefield 617-664-8679
Braintree Police Records Archive 282 Union Street Braintree MA 02184 20.5 miles from Wakefield 781-794-8610
Gloucester Archive 9 Dale Avenue Gloucester MA 01930 21.8 miles from Wakefield 978-282-3043
Framingham Police Records Archive 1 William H Welch Way Framingham MA 01702 23.8 miles from Wakefield 508-532-5920
Scituate Archive 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway Scituate MA 02066 26.0 miles from Wakefield 781-545-8745
Shirley Vital Records Archive 7 Keady Way Shirley MA 01464 29.5 miles from Wakefield 978-425-2600
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.