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Archives

(225) 389-3988

The Archives Building is located at
444 St. Louis Street under the West River Center Parking Garage

The East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court Archives Department offers viewing of original parish records dating back to 1782. Records on file in the archives include Civil Records; Family Records; Probate Records; Criminal Records; Bundles of Notarial Acts; Indexes of Parish Records dating back to 1782; Tax Rolls dating back to 1872. There is also an interesting collection of Judicial Records and the Bankruptcy of Fulwar Skipwith, who was President of the Republic of West Florida after the rebellion of 1810. These records represent treasured historical and genealogical resources for individuals researching the records of East Baton Rouge Parish. The Archives Department also offers research services for genealogy and court record information.

In addition, the Archives Department assists the Court and other agencies with storage of records.