Archives & History Department
** October is American Archives Month**

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The Baldwin County Archives are housed in the Tolbert M. Brantley Building named in honor of former County Attorney and long-time Bay Minette lawyer whose dedication to the establishment of a dedicated archives facility led to the present Department of Archives and History.

Mission Statement

The Baldwin County Department of Archives and History has been established:

  • To collect, organize, describe, preserve, and make available Baldwin County, Alabama government records of permanent administrative, legal, fiscal, and historical value.
  • To collect, organize, describe, preserve, and make available records of historical significance in the founding and continuing history of Baldwin County, Alabama including, but not limited to manuscripts, correspondence, photos, books, and personal memorabilia.
  • To provide facilities for the retention, preservation, servicing, and research use of such records.
  • To serve in a public relations capacity by promoting knowledge and understanding of the origins and continuing history of Baldwin County, Alabama, its government and residents.
  • To facilitate the efficient management of the recorded information produced by the Baldwin County government offices.


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Physical Address:
305 East Second Street
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507
Mailing Address:
312 Courthouse Square, Suite 26
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507

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Fax: 251.580.2528
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