National Archives at Kansas City

Press Release: January 27, 2014

National Archives at Kansas City

National Archives February 2014 Genealogy Workshop

For More Information Contact:
Lori Cox-Paul, 816-268-8072

Kansas City, (MO)…The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering one free on-site genealogy workshop in February. The workshop, The National Archives at Kansas City: Who We Are and What We Do, will be held on Friday, February 21 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. The workshop will be held at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri.

Workshop Description:

The National Archives at Kansas City: Who We Are and What We Do

Friday, February 21 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

The National Archives at Kansas City is responsible for preserving and providing access to more than 70,000 cubic feet of permanently valuable historic Federal records created by nearly 100 different Federal agencies. Who decides what records are permanent? How often are new records received? What records are available? What records are of interest to me as a genealogist? How can I get access to these records? This workshop will provide an overview of the records held by the National Archives at Kansas City and answer these questions and more.

To make a reservation for this free workshop call 816-268-8000 or email kansascity.archives@nara.gov.

The National Archives at Kansas City is one of 13 facilities nationwide where the public has access to Federal archival records. It is home to more than 50,000 cubic feet of historical records dating from the 1820s to the 1990s created or received by nearly 100 Federal agencies. Serving the Central Plains Region, the archives holds records from the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The facility is located at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108. It is open to the public Tuesday - Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for research, with the exhibits open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 816-268-8000 or visit us online.

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