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Maine State Archives - Archives catalog

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About the Maine State Archives online catalog

On this site, you can search inventories of the Maine State Archives’ collections.

The Maine State Archives, a bureau within the Department of Secretary of State, maintains approximately 8 miles of official State records considered to be permanently valuable. These include bills introduced in the Legislature, Governor's Executive Council Reports, election returns, deeds to and from the State of Maine, maps from the Land Office, vital statistics prior to 1892, federal census records from Maine up to 1880, county court records dating back to 1639, and military records through World War I, to list a few. Contact us at maine.archives@maine.gov to learn more or schedule a research visit. Visits can also be scheduled online. For more information, visit www.maine.gov/sos/arc.

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