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Check out our short e-learning courses to find out more about the Seattle Municipal Archives and how to search and access our collections. Courses are free and generally take about 10-15 minutes.

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Opening slide of Searching for Records in the Seattle Municipal Archives

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Municipal Archives, City Clerk

Anne Frantilla, City Archivist
Address: 600 Fourth Avenue, Third Floor, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94728, Seattle, WA, 98124-4728
Phone: (206) 684-8353

The Office of the City Clerk maintains the City's official records, provides support for the City Council, and manages the City's historical records through the Seattle Municipal Archives. The Clerk's Office provides information services to the public and to City staff.