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January 3, 2022

The Maryland State Archives accepts appointments for our public search room Tuesdays through Fridays from 8:30am to 4:30pm, and the first Saturday of the month from 8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm with a full closure for the lunch hour. NOTE: The Archives is at capacity for appointments Saturday, February 5 and cannot take any further visitors to the search room on this date. The Archives will not be open Saturday, July 2 or Saturday, September 3 due to holiday observance.

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While limited walk-in visits are permitted until we reach capacity, appointments are strongly encouraged. Please note, visitors without an appointment may be asked to return at another time if all available spaces are filled. Benefits of a confirmed appointment include a reserved desk and computer, direct assistance from an Archivist, reduced wait times, advance retrieval of collection materials, and most importantly, a guarantee that your record will be on site.

Please note, masks are required in all state government buildings as of January 3, 2022. We are also practicing social distancing with our capacity limits on seating.

We are continuing to offer remote service as well, and you may always:

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