Illinois State Archives

  • The Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) at the University of Illinois at Springfield will be closed until August 3, 2022 due to a staffing shortage. The depository will reopen on August 3rd after staff training. Our apologies for the inconvenience.
  • Appointments are no longer required for visiting the Illinois State Archives Reference Room.
  • The Illinois Regional Archives Depositories (IRAD) are open to in-person visitors by appointment only. Face masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Contact the Illinois Regional Archives Depository that you plan to visit to schedule an appointment.

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