Archives Office


The Archdiocese of Detroit Archives collects, arranges, preserves, and makes available for scholarly research the historic records of the Archdiocese of Detroit and related Catholic institutions and individuals. The archival collection includes materials related to archdiocesan bishops, parishes, schools, and other institutions.

Archives staff is available to assist parishes with recording and locating sacramental records; advise Curia staff and parishes on records management; help graduates and former students of closed Catholic schools locate their academic records; and answer historical research inquires, including accessing the archival collection for scholarly research, providing information for parishes in preparation for anniversaries and other celebrations, assisting with media inquiries (coordinated through the Archdiocese of Detroit Communications Office), general reference services for Curia staff, parishes, parishioners, and the public, and genealogical research.

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12 State Street, Detroit, MI 48226-1823