March 15, 10:30 a.m.How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories?* rescheduled from January.
Looking for a way to preserve all those photos and videos for future generations to see? The Delaware Public Archives will present...
April 5, 10:30 a.m.Delaware Public Archives to Feature “Behind the Scenes” TourIf you were born, got married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Archives will have a record of you. This annual “behind the scenes” tour...
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January 24, 2014The Milford School Desegregation Crisis of 1954In 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...
December 7, 2013Students Honored at the 12th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition CeremonyStudents were given two months to prepare an informative and artistic four panel display on Delaware's role in its writing and ratifying the U.S. Constitution which may include art work, poetry, songs, or political cartoons.
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Delaware's most prized documents, photographs of Delaware in the past, historic audio clips, and much more can be found...[more]
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]
Agency Histories, Guides to the Census, Civil War records, and Home History are just a few of the links available...[more]
Government Services is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Delaware Public Records law by providing...[more]
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]
We maintain an active outreach program that provides Delawareans and the world community the opportunity to learn...[more]
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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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