About this Event
The National Archives in Washington, DC is pleased to offer research services for the textual records in our holdings.
Research visits are by appointment only and are scheduled no further than three months in advance. New weekly appointment blocks open each Monday. The Archives 1 Textual Research Room is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
All researchers must register for a NARA Researcher Card. Researchers are encouraged to pre-register in advance of a visit. This process consists of two parts, including completing the Online Researcher Orientation and Online Kiosk Registration.
Researchers may request a virtual consultation. To request a virtual consultation, please email [email protected] at least two weeks in advance of your scheduled visit.
Researchers interested in Congressional records should contact the Center for Legislative Archives at [email protected] before making an appointment to ensure records are available.
The Innovation Hub scanning room has reopened. Innovation Hub appointments are not included in the Eventbrite “ticket.” To make an appointment in the Innovation Hub, please email [email protected]
PLEASE NOTE: The following records are restricted for privacy and must be screened before being served in the research room:
● INS Subject & Policy Files (Record Group 85, Entry 9)
● WRA Evacuee Case Files (Record Group 210, Entry PI-77 22)
● US Coast Guard Search & Rescue Case Files (Record Group 26)
Additional records may have access restrictions. Access restrictions are indicated in the National Archives Catalog page for the records series. Researchers must contact Archives 1 Reference via email ([email protected]) no later than three to four weeks prior to their visit if they wish to view restricted records. Unfortunately, staff cannot conduct on-demand, day-of screening.
For more information about conducting research at the National Archives in Washington, DC (Archives 1) , please visit archives.gov/dc
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
National Archives Research Center, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States