This is the official site for the Maine State Archives. They also have an online store: Maine State Archives Online Store where archives purchases can be made. Most of their digital collections are hosted at Digital Maine, but are listed below.





Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Residence Records


Land Records

Bingham Purchase







Naturalization & Citizenship

Alien Registrations



Voters & Elections

Tabulations for Elections




Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Maine Daily Life Records


African American & Slavery

African American History in Maine 1764-1865





Plantation Returns




Maine Virtual Reality Experience

1918 Pandemic Influenza in Maine



Manuscript Collectioins

Historical Documents

Wabanaki Manuscripts, 1793 -1880s



Photographs & Postcards

Photographs and Image Collections

Vintage Postcards




Archives Publications







Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Maine Military Records


Revolutionary War

Revolutionary War

1835 and 1838 – Revolutionary War Land Grants and Pension Applications

General Henry Sewall Papers – 8th Division Militia



Aroostook War

Aroostook War



Civil War

Civil War

Civil War Sesquicentennial – stories and primary source records of Maine Civil War soldiers

Civil War Officer Photos – CDVs currently available to view on MSL/Digital Commons

Other Civil War Records – information available from our website



World War I

World War I




Modern Helps

A list of local professional genealogists, not connected with the Maine State Archives, will do more extensive research for a fee.





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