Creation and Authority
The State Records Commission was created and authorized by state law in 1955. See Code of Alabama 1975, Section 41-13-21; Section 41-13-25.

The State Records Commission consists of seven members, five of them are ex officio and the other two are appointed. The ex officio members are the:

The appointed members are selected by the heads of the Departments of History at the University of Alabama and Auburn University.

The State Records Commission is charged with the following responsibilities:

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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