National Archives at Atlanta

Highlights from Our Holdings at the National Archives at Atlanta

The National Archives at Atlanta holds permanent historical records of federal agencies and the courts dating back to 1716 that relate to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Some of our most frequently requested records are from federal agencies such as the Tennessee Valley Authority, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Atomic Energy Commission. Other popular records include World War I draft registration cards, Merchant Marine vessel logbooks, Railroad Retirement Board pension files, and inmate files from the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. We invite you to explore a few highlights from our record holdings in the National Archives at Atlanta by following the links below.