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Columbia Archives

Welcome to Columbia Archives

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Address: 10227 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD 21044. (Directions can be found here.)  
Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • There are times that we close to accommodate off-site outreach programs or staff schedules.
  • Appointments are not necessary, but are strongly encouraged so that we may be able to serve you better.  
Phone: 410-715-3103

Email: Columbia.Archives@ColumbiaAssociation.org.
Archives Staff:

  • Barbara Kellner- Director, 410-715-3103
  • Jeannette Lichtenwalner- Archives Assistant/Digital Coordinator, 410-715-6781
  • Robin Emrich- Archivist, 410-715-5518



Welcome to Columbia Archives, a service of Columbia Association, which is  located at the downtown lakefront in Columbia, Maryland. Columbia Archives is the primary resource on the history of the planning and development of Columbia, as well as the life and career of its visionary founder, James Rouse. Columbia Archives serves researchers at every level, and welcomes residents and visitors who wish to learn more about Columbia’s past, present and future.