The Montgomery County Archives 

Established on July 29, 1985, the Montgomery County Archives serves as the institutional memory of the government of Montgomery County, Maryland. The Archives is a repository for permanent records of historical or evidential value created or received by government agencies and their associated boards/committees and commissions, civic organizations, and personal papers of influential community leaders. The Archives identifies, acquires, organizes, describes, and preserves the historic records of Montgomery County. 


Search the Archives

Finding Aids: organized by Record Group and Record Title. 

Research Guide: explains how the collections in the Archives are arranged.

Please contact the archivist ahead of your arrival to request specific boxes within a collection, or if you need assistance locating records of interest. This advance work will make your research time at the archives more effective.
Contact the Archives
Sarah Hedlund, archivist
M.L.I.S., University of Maryland       
8540 Anniversary Circle
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Open Hours
Mondays :   10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursdays : 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
and by appointment.