Research at Harris County Archives

Records that document the functions of the government of Harris County are located in the Harris County Archives. The archives does not have the records of the County Clerk or the District Clerk. Please go to the 'Other Resources' menu link for other Harris Counties and archives resources links.

Harris County Archives follows professional practices in administering the Reference Area of the archives. Please see the Regulations for Use.

It is beneficial for researchers to call before coming to the archives. For many queries, the archivists are willing to look up the information for the researcher thus saving a trip to the archives or the information may not be in the Harris County Archives. Every attempt will be made to direct the researcher to the appropriate repository.

Please see the Finding Aids for more specific information on archives holdings. All archives holdings are not in the finding aids. Feel free to talk to an archivist to determine whether the information is available.