Archives of Michigan

  • About the Archives

    The Archives of Michigan is responsible for preserving the records of Michigan government and other public institutions. The collections also include documents, maps, photographs and film from private individuals and organizations.

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About the Archives

  • Archives of Michigan

    The Archives of Michigan is located inside the Michigan Library and Historical Center building, which is located at: 

    702 W. Kalamazoo St.
    Lansing, MI 48915

    In accordance with the recommendations of Gov. Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Archives of Michigan is currently closed to the public; however, we continue to provide reference services by phone and by email. Visit DNR Closures for all DNR updates. Thank you for your understanding as we work to reduce the coronavirus risk to Michigan residents.

    Email: Archives@Michigan.gov

    Phone: 517-335-2576

    Phone Hours
    M-F: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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About the Archives

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  • Michiganology

    Michiganology is the online platform for the Archives of Michigan research guides and indexes, a blog and educator resources.