Press Releases

October 8, 2015

PHOENIX – Memories are often stored in pictures, paperwork and more. Join the State Archives during its celebration of Arizona Archives Month and learn how to preserve documents, photographs, and more.

October 14, Conservator Siegfried Rempel will be available by appointment to provide advice on how to care for paper-based family treasures; including: diaries, journals, photographs, old family Bibles, etc. To schedule an appointment, contact 602-926-3720.

October 3, 2015

Phoenix – Frustrated with a willful disregard of state campaign finance law and a court order, Secretary of State Michele Reagan has called on a dark money group funded by the Democratic Attorney Generals Association to comply with a court order to register as a political committee and file campaign finance reports back to 2010. 

October 2, 2015

PHOENIX – On Monday, October 5, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will present Mohave County Library District officials a grant for $5,960 to be used to encourage early digital literacy by incorporating computer tablets into story times. The grant money was made possible through the Arizona State Library with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The presentation is 3 p.m. at the Lake Havasu City Library.

September 30, 2015

PHOENIX – October is ghost season and the Arizona State Archives is celebrating with a display of documents and photographs. Come to the state archives and see a series of exhibits relating to Arizona ghost towns and abandoned places, Thursday, October 1.

September 29, 2015

STATEWIDE – Budding Arizona fiction authors, October 1 through 14 is the time to dust off the computer keyboard and submit that manuscript to the ONEBOOKAZ writing contest.

September 16, 2015

PHOENIX – Celebrate the 228th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution at the Arizona Capitol Museum, 11 a.m., September 17 at the Arizona Capitol Museum in the historic state capitol, Phoenix.

September 10, 2015

PHOENIX – Today, Arizona has joined 35 other states in making the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records genealogy resources available online via, the website for FamilySearch International, a nationally recognized nonprofit family history organization, to make more genealogy research material available online for statewide access 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

September 7, 2015

PHOENIX – Arizona has a history of political pluckiness, even from territorial times. The Arizona Capitol Museum announces the opening of its newest exhibit in partnership with the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records “Show me Arizona: Illustrations of History.” The exhibit showcases historic newspaper political cartoons that reflect key events spanning from territorial days through statehood. The exhibit opens September 12, at 11 a.m. in the historic state capitol.

September 4, 2015

​​PHOENIX – Now is the time to recognize women who have made a significant contribution to the history of Arizona through their business, public service or volunteerism by nominating them for induction to the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame with the second annual Living Legacies Induction.

Arizona Women's Hall of Fame logo

August 31, 2015

PHOENIX – Secretary of State Michele Reagan announces the grand opening of, the online component of the Arizona Capitol Museum Store. The online store is open now, with the grand opening officially on September 1.


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