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Upcoming Events


April 18, All-day
Research Room Closed on Good Friday
In observance of the Good Friday holiday, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014.

May 3, 1:30 p.m.
The "Wooden World Revealed": The Archaeology & History of the Sloop of War DeBraak
This program, presented by Charles Fithian at a special time of 1:30 p.m,. will focus on the DeBraak's history, the important role of the sloop of war, what the archaeological analysis of the many common...

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In the News


April 8, 2014
Research Room Closed on Good Friday
In observance of the Good Friday holiday, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014.

January 24, 2014
The Milford School Desegregation Crisis of 1954
In honor of African American History Month, the Delaware Public Archives will present a special program to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education case...

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Digital Archives

Delaware's most prized documents, photographs of Delaware in the past, historic audio clips, and much more can be found...[more]


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Research Room

The Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday to Friday unless otherwise noted...[more]


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Public Finding Aids

Agency Histories, Guides to the Census, Civil War records, and Home History are just a few of the links available...[more]


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Government Services

Government Services is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Delaware Public Records law by providing...[more]


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Digital Ancestry

You can use your Delaware Library Card to log in to the Delaware page on Ancestry.com. By using your card you can have free...[more]


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Outreach

We maintain an active outreach program that provides Delawareans and the world community the opportunity to learn...[more]


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Collection Gateway

Search 400,000+ records. Then, get a price quote or print a detail slip for your Research Room visit!
The Collection Gateway contains some of the public collections in the archives. Using an index is never an adequate replacement for viewing the original record. We have made an attempt to extract pertinent information to help identify each record; we have not extracted all the information. It is strongly recommended that researchers view the original record.

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Delaware Public Archives
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 744-5000

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