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The Archives and History Center is open, without charge, to everyone.  We do require all Research Room visitors to register.  

When you make your initial visit please complete the registration form at the Security Desk in the Main Lobby. 

The form asks for:

  • your name,
  • permanent address,
  • identification - such as your driver's license number,
  • the subject and purpose of your research.

When you make a subsequent visits you need only sign the sign-in sheet at the Security Desk. 

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