CCGS meetings are held in the Dixon Room at the Westminster Branch Library at 50 East Main Street.
While many people use archival records to perform historical and genealogical research, the Mary-
land State Archives also holds a large number of modern court records required for legal purposes
such as retirement, social security, pension, and expungement. This lecture will deal, not only
with the complexities of these records (generally beginning in the 1960s and 1970s), but also
with the significance of modern court records in social history, social justice, and quality of
Rachel M. Frazier serves as the Search Room coordinator for the Reference Department at the Maryland
State Archives, helping to coordinate in-person services for historical and legal research as well
as assisting through email.