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Pennsylvania State Archives Closing Temporarily Beginning May 22. More Information...

At the end of May, the Pennsylvania State Archives will begin the long-awaited move to its new facility at 1681 North Sixth Street, Harrisburg, PA. In anticipation of the move, the Archives will close the public search room and suspend all reference services beginning on the following dates:

• Monday, May 8, 2023 – The processing of all mail and email reference requests will be suspended. Research requests and inquiries must be received by Friday, May 5 to be processed. All mail and email requests received after this date will be returned for re-submission after the Archives reopens at its new facility.

• Monday, May 22, 2023 – The Archives search room will close to the public. The records and services typically provided in the search room will be unavailable until the Archives reopens at its new facility.

The new State Archives building is expected to open to the public in late September 2023.