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The Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room is open to the public from 9:00a to 4:00p, M-F unless otherwise noted.
Guides to our Military records and Agency Histories are just a few of the links available.
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In 1796, the members of the General Assembly sent an address to President George Washington, on behalf of the citizens of Delaware, as a tribute of gratitude and homage for his service to the United States. This resolution is available digitally thanks to a grant funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
The Accessions Committee met on August 7, 2023. All accepted donations have been pre-processed and assigned to archivists for further processing. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek at the latest additions to our holdings.
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