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Service Notice – Marriage Certificates

The Delaware Public Archives will service Delaware marriage certificates up to 1970. For marriage certificates from present-day to 1971, please contact the Office of Vital Statistics.

Treasure Found in Court Case Files

If you’ve ever been to the Delaware Public Archives to do genealogical research or to work on that historical novel you’ve been toying with you might have noticed that the materials you’re looking at have been scanned or organized neatly into folders.  This does not happen magically and the documents certainly do not come to […]

Delaware Public Archives Introduces Spanish Speakers to Vast Collection through YouTube

The Delaware Public Archives (DPA) is reaching out to native Spanish speakers to let them know what resources and services DPA provides.  To that end, DPA has produced a new Spanish-language video, as part of its Inside the Delaware Public Archives series. It can be viewed on DPA’s YouTube channel at  Between 1990 and […]

No Officer, I Didn’t Realize My License Had Expired!

So have you been to DMV lately to renew your driver’s license? You may have read about this in the newspapers.  On July 1, DMV started issuing the new secure driver license and identification cards.  Delaware is not the only state doing this.  We have been receiving calls from Delawareans in Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, Maine, New Jersey, […]

Safe Cracker

Have you ever had one of those days where you just can’t seem to remember anything?  I know it seems to be happening to me more frequently.  I had a gentleman call the other day.  He was calling for his uncle who now lives in Phoenix.  It seems his uncle couldn’t remember the date of […]

Olympics or Bust!

I was watching the Olympics this week and was listening to the commentators talking about the athletes that live in the United States but play for other countries. I couldn’t help but think about a family we helped in 2007.  We had a mother call who wanted to get dual citizenship for her son. He […]