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Attention: Researchers who wish to perform research on-site may make an appointment by calling (302) 744-5000 or e-mailing archives@delaware.gov

Researchers who wish to perform research on site may make an appointment by calling (302) 744-5000 or e-mailing archives@delaware.gov


April 4th Saturday Program Postponed

Due to the unprecedend Coronavirus pandemic and the recommendations by the CDC, we have decided to postpone our First Saturday Program on April 4th.






Delaware Public Archives
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North
Dover, DE 19901
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