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National Archives and Records Administration
Regional Archives System

The regional archives listed below, except for the Pittsfield Region, receive the permanently valuable, noncurrent records of federal courts and agencies in the areas they serve. All regional archives have extensive holdings of National Archives microfilm publications. For more information on each regional facility see the National Archives home page at www.archives.gov.

National Archives and Records Administration
Northeast Region (Boston)

380 Trapelo Rd.
Waltham, Massachusetts 02452-6399
Phone: (781)663-0130
Fax: (781)663-0154
E-mail: waltham.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/northeast/boston/
Serves Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

National Archives and Records Administration
Northeast Region (Pittsfield)

10 Conte Dr.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-8230
Phone: (413)236-3600
Fax: (413)236-3609
E-mail: pittsfield.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/northeast/pittsfield/
Microfilm Research Room only, no original records.

National Archives and Records Administration
Northeast Region (New York)

201 Varick St.
12th Floor
New York, New York 10014-4811
Phone: (212)401-1620 or (866)840-1752
Fax: (212)401-1638
E-mail: newyork.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/northeast/nyc
Serves New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

National Archives and Records Administration
Mid Atlantic Region (Center City Pennsylvania)

900 Market St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-4292
Phone: (215)606-0100
Fax: (215)606-0116
E-mail: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/midatlantic/public/
Serves Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

National Archives and Records Administration
Southeast Region (Atlanta)

5780 Jonesboro Road
Morrow, Georgia 30260
Phone: (770)968-2100
Fax: (770)968-2547
E-mail: atlanta.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/southeast/
Serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

National Archives and Records Administration
Great Lakes Region (Chicago)

7358 S. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, Illinois 60629-5898
E-mail: chicago.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/great-lakes/chicago/
Maintains retired records from Federal agencies and courts in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

National Archives and Records Administration
Central Plains Region (Kansas City)

2312 E. Bannister Rd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3011
Phone: (816)268-8000
E-mail: kansascity.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/central-plains/kansas-city/
Serves Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

National Archives and Records Administration
Southwest Region (Ft. Worth)

501 West Felix St., Building 1
Fort Worth, Texas 76115-0216
E-mail: ftworth.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/southwest/
Serves Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

National Archives and Records Administration
Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)

Bldg. 48, Denver Federal Center
P.O. Box 25307
Denver, Colorado 80225-0307
Phone: (303)407-5700
Fax: (303)407-5707
E-mail: denver.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/rocky-mountain/
Serves Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

National Archives and Records Administration
Pacific Region (Laguna Niguel)

24000 Avila Rd., 1st Floor, East Entrance
Laguna Niguel, California 92677-3497
Phone: (949)360-2641
E-mail: laguna.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/pacific/laguna/
Serves Arizona, southern California, and Clark County, Nevada.

National Archives and Records Administration
Pacific Region (San Francisco)

1000 Commodore Dr.
San Bruno, California 94066-2350
E-mail: archives.sanbruno@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/pacific/san-francisco
Serves northern and central California, Nevada (except Clark County), Hawaii, American Samoa and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

National Archives and Records Administration
Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle)

6125 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98115-7799
Phone: (206)336-5115
Fax: (206)336-5112
E-mail: seattle.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/pacific-alaska/seattle/
Serves Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

National Archives and Records Administration
Pacific Alaska Region (Anchorage)

654 West Third Ave.
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-2145
Phone: (907)261-7820
Fax: (907)261-7813
E-mail: alaska.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/pacific-alaska/anchorage/
Serves Alaska.

Archives and Libraries

Allen County Public Library
Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Collection

P.O. Box 2270
900 Webster St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270
Phone: (219)421.1200
Web: acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/

Family History Library
35 North West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone: (801)240-2584 or (866)406-1830
Fax: (801)240-3718
Email: Contact Form
Web: www.familysearch.org

National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Phone: 1-86-NARA-NARA
Web: www.archives.gov

Library of Congress
Genealogy Reading Room

101 Independence Ave. SE
Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ G42
Washington, D.C. 20540-4660
Phone: (202)707-5537
Fax: (202)707-1957
Web: loc.gov/rr/genealogy/

National Genealogical Society Library
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, Virginia 22204-4304
Phone: (703)525-0050 or (800)473-0060
Fax: (703) 525-0052
E-mail: ngs@ngsgenealogy.org
Web: www.ngsgenealogy.org/

New England Historic Genealogical Society
101 Newbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116-3007
Phone: (617)536-5740
Email: bookloan@nehgs.org
Web: newenglandancestors.org/

Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: (312)9439090
Web: newberry.org/

New York City Public Library
Local History and Genealogy Division

Fifth Ave. & 42nd St., Room 121
New York, NY 10018-2788
Phone: (212) 930-0828
Email: histref@nypl.org
Web: nypl.org/research/chss/lhg/genea.html

National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
1776 D St. NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Phone: (202)628-1776
Web: www.dar.org/

Rootz Genealogy Services
P.O. Box 545
Lexington, MA 02420
Phone: (781)929-9990
E-mail: info@rootz-genealogy.com
Web: www.rootz-genealogy.com

Genealogical Societies

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 73067
Washington, DC 20056-3067
Email: info@aahgs.org
Web: www.aahgs.org/

African-American Family History Association
P.O. Box 115268
Atlanta, GA 30310
Phone: (404)344-7405

American-Canadian Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 6478
Manchester, NH 03108-6478
Phone: (603)622-1554
Email: acgs@acgs.org
Web: www.acgs.org/

American Family Records Association (AFRA)
P.O. Box 15505
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (816)252-0950
Email: AmFamRecrd@aol.com

American-French Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 830
Woonsocket, RI 02895-0870
Email: contactus@afgs.org
Web: www.afgs.org/

Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
Email: president@iajgs.org
Web: www.iajgs.org/

Federation of Genealogical Societies
P.O. Box 200940
Austin, TX 78720-0940
Phone: (888)FGS-1500
FAX: (888)380-0500
E-mail: fgs-office@fgs.org
Web: www.fgs.org

Genealogical Society of Utah
50 E. North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone: (801)538-297
Fax: (801)240-1448
Email: society@gensocietyofutah.org
Web: gensocietyofutah.org/

German Genealogical Society of America
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504
Web: feefhs.org/ggsa/frg-ggsa.html

Hispanic Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 231271
Houston, TX 77223-1271
Web: www.hispanicgs.com/

International Genealogy Fellowship of Rotarians
Email: chairman@rotaryhistoryfellowship.org
Web: www.rotaryfirst100.org/library/genealogy/

Irish Genealogical Society
5768 Olson Memorial Highway
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Web: rootsweb.com/~irish/

Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. box 286398
New York, NY 10128-0004
Phone: (212)294-8326
Email: info@jgsny.org
Web: www.jgsny.org/

Northwest Territory Canadian and French Heritage Center
5768 Olson Memorial Highway
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Email: cghsm@mngs.org
Web: www.rootsweb.com/~mncghs/

Orphan Train Heritage Society of America
P.O. Box 322
Concordia, Kansas 66901
Phone:(785) 243-4471
Email: othsa@msn.com
Web: www.orphantrainriders.com/

Palatines To America
611 East Weber Road
Columbus, OH 43211-1097
Phone: (614)267-4700
Fax: (614)267-4888
Email: Pal-Am@Juno.com
Web: www.palam.org/

Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan
Burton Collection
Detroit Public Library

5201 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313)833-1480
Web: detroit.lib.mi.us/E_Resources/E-Resources_BurtonHistorical.htm

Polish Genealogical Society
984 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Email: PGSAmerica@aol.com
Web: www.pgsa.org/

Vesterheim Genealogical Center
415 West Main Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608)255-2224
Fax: (608) 255-6842
Email: vesterheim@vesterheim.org
Web: vesterheim.org/genealogy/

Adoption

American Adoption Congress
P.O. Box 42730
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: (202)483-3399
Web: americanadoptioncongress.org/

International Soundex Reunion Registry
P.O. BOX 2312
Carson City, NV 89702
Phone: (775)882-7755
Web: www.isrr.net/

 
 
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