This page will connect you with various repositories of early Idaho records. Note that many of these have online digital collections, in addition to their physical archives. If you are planning to visit, it's a good idea to make contact first to make sure you won't arrive during a time that the archives is closed, or the material you want to access is unavailable:
- Idaho State Historical Society
Address: 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, Idaho 83712
Hours: Wednesday through Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Idaho Genealogical Society
Address: Idaho Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1854,
Boise, ID 83701-1854
Meetings: Held monthly except December on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Idaho Archives located at 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, Idaho 83712-8250 at Noon.
- University of Idaho, Special Collections and Archives
Address: 1st floor of library, U of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
Phone: (208) 885-7951
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
- Idaho State University, Special Collections and University Archives
Address: Eli M. Oboler Library, Room B36, 850 South 9th Avenue, Campus Box 8089, Pocatello, ID 83209-8089
Phone: (208) 282-3249
Email: Karen Kearns, Head of Special Collections & University Archives
Email: Robin Stanger, Library Assistant I -
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Boise State University, Special Collections and Archives
Address: 1910 University Drive • Boise, ID 83725-1430
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Brigham Young University - Idaho, Special Collections
Address: McKay Library Room 220, Rexburg, Idaho
Phone: (208) 496-2986
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.