Records management is the practice of identifying, classifying, archiving, preserving, and destroying records. Almost every activity of business or government is accomplished or documented through some form of record. Under State Government Article 10-633, each unit of State Government must have a program for the continual, economical, and efficient management of the records of the unit.
The Department of General Services (DGS) is responsible for developing programs for the efficient management of State, county and local Government records. DGS is also responsible for assisting State personnel in developing records retention and disposal schedules and reviewing proposed records retention and disposal schedules. Click here for a comprehensive review of Records Management in the State of Maryland.
The Department of General Services operates the State Records Center (SRC) in Jessup, MD. The SRC provides secure, climate-controlled and affordable storage of non-permanent State, county and local records. The SRC accepts non-permanent records from State agencies, counties and local government agencies.
State Records Center
Mailing Address:7275 Waterloo RoadP.O. Box 275 Jessup, MD 20794
Hours of Operation:Monday – Friday8am – 4pm(Records recieved Mon-Thurs, 8am-3pm)
301 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201