As the support staff for the State and Local Government Records Commissions, the Government Records Division of the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) serves as the contact for government officials seeking assistance with policies, standards, and procedures related to public records.

The division staff provides the following services:

Other division activities include microfilming current and historical Alabama newspapers and preserving over 30,000 cubic feet of historically valuable state and local government records at the Department of Archives and History.

State and local officials -- for records management assistance call (334) 242-4452 or email us at

Family and historical researchers -- please click here.

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