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Services for Genealogists and Historical Researchers
Members of the Arizona History and Archives provide a variety of
services to Arizonans, U.S. citizens and those in foreign countries.
Staff of the Arizona State Archives:
- Provide reference service to collections by responding to approximately
1500 of requests per month via telephone, email, mail and in person.
- Conduct programs and classes for specific groups.
- Create exhibits on different topics.
- Give tours by special arrangement.
- Provide conservation advice.
- Refer to other resources within the Department and elsewhere.
Members of the State Archives give talks and workshops on such topics as:
- Conducting genealogical research in the Division.
- Preserving family history collections.
- Disaster prevention and response.
- Using the Division's resources for historical research.
- Preserving archival and library materials.
- Book repair for circulating collections.
Other outreach services include:
- Collaborating with other institutions on special events such as the annual
- Creating public-awareness programs such as Arizona Archives Month.
- Working with the Arizona Capitol Museum and other institutions to create
- Collaborating with the Utah Genealogical Society to microfilm certain
- Writing and publishing handouts, articles, guides and workbooks.
- Providing leadership to Arizona's archival repositories and organizations
as well as regional and national professional societies.
- Coordinating programs such as National
History Day in Arizona.
Please visit our Family History page to see
a selection of the types of resources we have.
To learn more about archivists and conservators, check out some of our professional organizations.
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