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Playland boardwalk and beach, ca. 1930 (PPC5778)

The Archives Reading Room is only open to the public every Tuesday and Wednesday, except government holidays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The Archives' offices are open Monday through Friday, except government holidays, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Notice for NYG&B conference attendees:

The Archives will NOT be able to offer extended research hours during the Family History Conference (September 13-15, 2018).

We will be open for research Tuesday, September 11 and Wednesday, September 12, as well as Tuesday, September 18 and Wednesday September 19, by appointment only. Appointments are for a 4-hour block of time, either morning (9 am to 1 pm) or afternoon (1 pm to 5 pm) on Tuesday or Wednesday. Appointments will be required for research during those two weeks, as space is limited.

If you are planning a trip to the Archives, please call or e-mail first to confirm the hours. A photo I.D. must be presented when registering to do research in the Reading Room.

Please review the Archives Reading Room page for more information about conducting research at the Archives.

For departmental research requests, Westchester County employees should call for an appointment.

Also located at our facility in Elmsford are the Greater Hudson Heritage Network and the Westchester County Historical Society, whose collections are also available in the Archives Reading Room.