6310 Hillside Court, Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Contact: Barbara Kellner, Manager; Robin E. Emrich, Archivist
Phone: 410-715-3103; 410-715-5518
Finding Aids: https://www.columbiaassociation.org/facilities/columbia-archives/collections-and-research/manuscript-archival-collections/
Access to Collections: Open to the public.
Hours of Service
Our hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm
There are times that we close to accommodate off-site outreach programs or staff schedules. Appointments are not necessary, but are strongly encouraged so that we may be able to serve you better. Please call 410-715-3103 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Columbia Archives collection documents the planning, development, and continuing physical, institutional, governmental and cultural growth of Columbia, Maryland, and the life of its founder James Rouse. Holdings include a wide range of formats with over 700 linear feet of personal papers and organizational records, 6,000 visual images and graphic materials, over 300 audio-visual recordings, and numerous books, reports, local newspapers and artifacts. Taken together, the holdings are a rich resource for investigating any question on Columbia.
- Cameras (at staff discretion)
- Digital cameras (at staff discretion)
- Photo print service
- Photoduplication services
- Scanning (by staff)