Mission Statement

The Monmouth County Archives preserves and protects the permanent historical records of Monmouth County government through acquisitions, appraisal and selection, and conservation and preservation. Special collections complement the core holdings of county government records.

The Archives makes records and information accessible through finding aids, accurate computerized indexing of records, and individualized reference services tailored to the user’s needs.

The Archives promotes the understanding and appreciation of Monmouth County’s history through public outreach efforts such as the annual Archives and History Day event and exhibits.

Records Center

The Records Center stores and protects archival records, scheduled records of Monmouth County and other government agencies. It provides retrieval and refiling services for government agencies whose records are stored in the Records Center and insures security through computerized tracking of all files that are borrowed.

Microfilming/Scanning Department

The Microfilming/Scanning Department of the Archives and Records Center performs microfilming, scanning, and other reformatting services for archival records and the records of other county government agencies, according to the highest feasible technical standards.