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Welcome to the Rhode Island State Digital Archives

The State Archives preserves and makes Rhode Island’s historic records accessible to the public. Our holdings date back to 1638 and include Rhode Island’s copies of the Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights. The Rhode Island Digital Archives provides access to digitized and born digital records in the State Archives’ holdings.


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Browse: Click    at the top of each page to browse the digital records by topic.
Search: Type in your search terms in the search bar at the top of each page to search the digital records.

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