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State Records Center

The Records Center, operated by the New York State Archives, provides efficient, low-cost storage and retrieval for New York State agencies’ inactive records.   We are here to help you with:
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The State Archives encourages state agency RMOs and other interested staff to schedule a tour of the State Records Center to see the facility and to discuss how your agency can take advantage of its services. 

State Records Center
State Office Building Campus
1220 Washington Ave, Building 21
Albany, NY 12226

Some mapping applications do not provide accurate directions using our address.  Building 21 is in on the Western Avenue side of the Harriman Campus. Turn down Campus Access Rd near the CAP COM Federal Credit Union and turn right into the Records Center parking lot. 

You can also get directions by searching your application with the following coordinates:


Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Phone: (518) 474-6926