National Archives at Chicago

Public Programs

The vast majority of our public programs are free and include:

  • Genealogy Workshops
  • Author Lectures
  • Screenings of Archival Films
  • Facility Tours
  • Academic Conferences

Check our Public Programs Calendar for information on upcoming programs.

Program Partners

We prepare Public Programs independently and in conjunction with various partners. We're always looking for new partners and new programs in which to participate!

Participation has included:
  • Providing lecturers and speakers
  • Participating in meetings and conferences
  • Making our resources readily available
  • Providing meeting space (no fee)

Our partners include:

Would you like us to speak to your organization, or at a conference or meeting? Would you like to suggest a potential partnership? Please contact Douglas Bicknese or (773)948-9001.

Gift Fund

Contributions to our Gift Fund are greatly appreciated.

The National Archives Gift Fund accepts financial contributions for purchases, not otherwise possible, of microfilm and reference materials. These tax deductible donations facilitate research for individuals visiting the National Archives at Chicago.

For more information about Gift Fund donations, contact:

Director, Archival Operations
National Archives and Records Administration-National Archives at Chicago
7358 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629-5898
Phone:   (773) 948-9001
Fax:   (773) 948-9050


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