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South Bend Area Genealogical Society

Archives & Records Center

The Archives & Records Center provides St. Joseph County and City offices with records storage. The Center stores various sets of historical data including but not limited to: genealogy research, marriage licenses dating back from 1832, marriage applications from 1905, divorce records, wills and other affidavits.

Archivist / Records Manager: Ms. Katerina Carter

Archives and Records Center
1140 S. Lafayette Blvd.
South Bend, IN

Ph. 574-235-9091
Fax 574-235-7856
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday

For more information on the Archives & Records Center and how to obtain or view the records contained in one of our searchable indices listed below, visit this link:

Archives & Records Center

All requests for records must be placed through the Archives & Records Center. SBAGS does not hold any records.

  • Adoptions Index
  • Adoptions – Superior Court Index
  • Burial Permits Index
  • Coroner’s Records Index
  • Dentist License Records Index
  • Divorce Records Index
  • Doctor and Midwife License Records Index
  • Estate Record Index
  • Firearm Permits Index
  • Marriage Databases Index
  • Name Change Index
  • Naturalization Index
  • Pensioner’s Index
  • Time and Place of Birth Records Index
  • Wills Index

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