The Maine State Archives, a bureau within the Department of Secretary of State, maintains approximately 95 million pages of official State records considered to be permanently valuable. These include maps from the Land Office, photographs from the Dept. of Economic Development, trademarks registered with the Secretary of State, Civil War soldiers’ portraits returned to the Adjutant General and numerous gifts of historically important materials donated by individuals, to list a few.


Browse the Image Collections at Maine State Archives Collections:

Acts & Resolves of 1820

Baxter Rare Maps

Civil War Era Soldiers' Portraits

Fire Tower Maps, Maine Forest Service

Maine Governors' Portraits 1820-1966

Maine Secretaries' of State Portraits 1820-1965

Maine Treasurers' Portraits 1820-1946

Monson Area Glass Plate Negatives

Stereoview Photographs

Vintage Postcards

WPA Cemetery Plans