Columbia Archives




Columbia Archives will be moving at the end of August. The new location is at Columbia Association's new headquarters at 6310 Hillside Court, Columbia.

Columbia Archives will be closed to the public from August 1 - 31.

Columbia Archives will not be accepting donations of materials until September 15. If you have questions about the materials you have, please contact us at

6310 Hillside Court
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046

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

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.


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