Bristol County Archives

Find Bristol County Rhode Island archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.

East Providence Police Records Archive 750 Waterman Avenue East Providence RI 02914 8.5 miles from Bristol County 401-435-7664

Rhode Island State Archive 337 Westminster Street Providence RI 02903 10.5 miles from Bristol County 401-222-2353

North Kingstown Vital Records Archive 80 Boston Neck Road North Kingstown RI 02852 12.5 miles from Bristol County 401-268-1551

Pawtucket Judical Records Archive 5 Hill Street Pawtucket RI 02860 13.1 miles from Bristol County 401-721-2640

Newport Police Records Archive 120 Broadway Newport RI 02840 14.5 miles from Bristol County 401-847-5521

Newport Vital Records Archive 43 Broadway Newport RI 02840 14.6 miles from Bristol County 401-845-5339

Boston Archive 30 Millstone Road Boston MA 02136 37.6 miles from Bristol County 617-664-8679

Braintree Police Records Archive 282 Union Street Braintree MA 02184 38.4 miles from Bristol County 781-794-8610

West Roxbury City Clerk Archive 201 Rivermoor Street Boston MA 02132 40.3 miles from Bristol County 617-635-1195

Framingham Police Records Archive 1 William H Welch Way Framingham MA 01702 40.5 miles from Bristol County 508-532-5920

Sandwich Archive 145 Main Street Sandwich MA 02563 41.0 miles from Bristol County 508-888-0340

Scituate Archive 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway Scituate MA 02066 43.5 miles from Bristol County 781-545-8745

Boston Archive 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard Boston MA 02125 43.9 miles from Bristol County 617-727-2816

Dorchester State Records Archive 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard Boston MA 02125 43.9 miles from Bristol County 617-727-2470

Boston Registry of Vital Records Archive 150 Mount Vernon Street Boston MA 02108 44.5 miles from Bristol County 617-740-2600

Groton Police Records Archive 68 Groton Long Point Road Groton CT 06340 44.7 miles from Bristol County 860-441-6713

Brookline Jewish Women's Archive 138 Harvard Street Brookline MA 02446 44.8 miles from Bristol County 617-232-2258

Groton Land Records Archive 45 Fort Hill Road Groton CT 06340 45.7 miles from Bristol County 860-441-6642

Boston WGBH Media Library & Archive 1 Guest Street Boston MA 02135 45.8 miles from Bristol County

Boston American Jewish Historical Archive 101 Newbury Street Boston MA 02116 46.2 miles from Bristol County 617-226-1245

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About Archives

Are Archives open to the public?

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.

Can items in an Archive be borrowed in the same way as library items?

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.

Do Archives accept donated 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.