Arizona State Archives – Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records

1901 W. Madison
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Phone: 602-926-3720

Fax: 602-256-7982


Contact: Libby Coyner, Archivist

Web site:

Institution Type: Library, Archive, Research Center/Institution



The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, History and Archives Division (the State Archives), is the official depository for the permanent records of Arizona’s territory, state and local governments and for other historical records as prescribed in Arizona Revised Statutes §41-151.08 and §41-151.09. The agency serves the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government and Arizonans, providing public access to government information, fostering historical/cultural collaborative research and information projects and ensuring that Arizona’s history is documented and preserved. Our collections support casual inquiry and international scholarship. Our mission is to preserve a clearly defined set of primary resources, reflecting the written, image and audio history of Arizona and to make those sources accessible to all.

Regions Covered: Arizona

Type of Materials: Government records, manuscript collections, books, newspapers, periodicals, photographs, ephemera, maps.

Time Periods: 1860s-present


Facility Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM
Reservations not required, but appreciated.

Research Hours:
Same as above. Open to the public.

Online Resources and Finding Aids:

Arizona Archives Online:

Arizona Memory Project:

Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records Catalog: