Archives Room

Old BooksPhone: (856) 935-7510 x8394
Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Our Archives Room is a repository for archival volumes and documents dating from the late 1600s and newspapers dating back to the early 1800s.

The Archives houses indexes for marriages, naturalization records, Civil War soldiers and more. Historians find the Archives of great interest in their studies of Salem County.

Download the Archive Research Request Form
(Please download, fill out, and mail in form)


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Records we hold

We have records dating as far back as 1698, which are detailed on this page. Download a PDF listing of our Archive Holdings.

Records not held by County Clerk

Birth records are kept in the Vital Statistics office of the municipality where born. Marriage Certificates are in the municipality where the marriage was held. Please see our Municipalities page for contact information.

A sketch of the Salem County Courthouse as seen in 1740.

A sketch of the Salem County Courthouse as seen in 1740.

Jerseyman Newspaper

The Old Courthouse is located in Salem, NJ  on the corner of Market Street and Broadway.

Click here to download the Salem Standard and Jerseyman as published on November 10, 1932 proclaiming Franklin Roosevelt victor in the 1932 presidential election.

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