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 Archives Services Collections:

Adjutant General

African American History in Maine

Civilian Conservation Corps

Department of Health and Human Services


Historical Documents

Land Office


Maine State Archives Documents


Photographs and Image Collections

Secretary of State



Vintage Postcards

Vital Records

Wabanaki Papers, 1793 -1880s