Beginning in January 2012, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Center at the Delaware Public Archives will temporarily close its Research Center on the first Saturday of each month, and instead be open on the second Saturday of the month.


Beginning in January 2012, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Center at the Delaware Public Archives will temporarily close its Research Center on the first Saturday of each month, and instead be open on the second Saturday of the month. This temporary change is to accommodate enhancements to the Delaware Public Archives facility. The hours for the second Saturday will be from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. This change will be in effect until further notice.

For more information, call the Research Room Supervisor Dawn Mitchell at dawn.mitchell@state.de.us or call 744-5033. The Delaware Public Archives apologizes for any inconvenience.

For more information about the Delaware Public Archives, visit the website at http://archives.delaware.gov. You can also become a follower of the Archives’ Facebook page (www.facebook.com/DelawarePublicArchives) and read the Archives blog (http://archives.blogs.delaware.gov/) to learn more about events and other items of interest at the Archives.

The Delaware Public Archives is located at 121 Duke of York Street in Dover. The Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. On the second Saturday of every month the research room is open from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.