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  • PLEASE NOTE: Columbia Athletic Club Extended Annual Shutdown: Due to unexpected and necessary repairs throughout the club, the Columbia Athletic Club annual shutdown will be extended. The club will be closed from Sunday, August 3 at 7pm through Sunday, August 17 and will reopen on Monday, August 18 at 5:15am. Please enjoy Columbia Gym or Supreme Sports Club during this time. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates or visit ColumbiaAssociation.org/shutdown.
  • Columbia Gym Pool is currently closed until Thursday morning. The Spa will remain open and  swim lessons will be held next week to make up for tonight's cancellation. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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.