Collection 2015.001 - The Montgomery County Archives Collection

Identity area

Reference code

US US-almoca 2015.001


The Montgomery County Archives Collection


  • ca.1994-2020 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

The Montgomery County Archives Collection consists of 4 boxes measuring 4 linear feet.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

The records have remained in the possession of the MCA since their creation.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Created by the MCA, records in this collection have not left the possession of the archives.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

In the course of normal business the Montgomery County Archives (MCA) created correspondence, reports, institutional histories, and images. The Montgomery County Archives Collection materials date from 1994 to 2014. These materials record the founding, objectives, plans, and daily business of the archives. Furthermore, this collection also consists of publications that used records, including photographs, from the MCA.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

The mission statement of the MCA notes that it acquires records created by Montgomery County government, of which the archive is a part.


Future accruals expected.

System of arrangement

This collection is currently organized into four series:
Series I: Collection Inventories
Series II: Administrative Policies and Procedures
Series III: Administrative Correspondence
Series IV: Historical and Publicity Files

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions governing reproduction

If materials containing personal Information, such as social security numbers, are present in the collection, requests for copies of said material will require redaction of such information before the archivist gives them to patrons. Furthermore, the notes a patron makes, whether on paper, electronic device, or on some other medium or in an additional manner, must be inspected before the patron leaves the archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements


Finding aids

Physical copy could be found at Montgomery County Archives.

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Notes area

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Description control area

Description identifier

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Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




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