State Archives of Maine Cataloged On-line for the First Time
AUGUSTA – The State of Maine Archives are on-line.
The state will use the ArchivesSpace on-line portal to launch the primary catalog of its holdings, Secretary of State Shenna Bellows mentioned. This can enable researchers to go looking an inventory of on-line collections to see in the event that they want entry to state archives, the State Division mentioned.
Researchers can then contact an archivist to achieve entry to the bodily paperwork. Such entry has by no means been out there within the 56-year historical past of the archives to date, the State Division mentioned.
Assistant Archives Secretary Katherine McBrien mentioned the catalog “makes the archives extra accessible than ever by itemizing all of our holdings.”
The State Division mentioned solely about half of the nation’s state archives have accomplished comparable indexing tasks meant for the general public.
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