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ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES


State and Local Government Records Management Programs

The Records Management Section of the Illinois State Archives is responsible for assisting state and local government agencies with the disposal of records. In Illinois, no public record may be disposed of without the approval of the appropriate records commission.

For information about the procedures to dispose of state records call 217-782-2647. To dispose of local government records call 217-782-7075. You may also contact our office through mail, fax, or e-mail.
Records Management Section
Illinois State Archives
Springfield, Illinois 62756
217-557-1928 (fax)
Illinois State Archives Contact Form (Choose Records Management as the subject)

Vital Records

Records Management does not have access to vital records; however, you may wish to try one of the following sources for birth, death, marriage and divorce records: For birth, death and marriage records:


Local Records Management

Administrative Rules and Statutes

Forms and Instructional Documents

Local Records Commission Meetings


State Records Management

Administrative Rules and Statutes

Forms and Instructional Documents

State Records Commission Meetings


Transfer Records to the Illinois State Archives

Contact the Inventory Control Section at (217) 782-4866 with questions about state records transfers to the Illinois State Archives.