Genealogy and Historical Research at Chicago
Most Requested from Chicago
- Naturalization and Court Records
- Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Records
- Chinese Exclusion Act case files from Chicago and St. Paul
- Maritime Records
- Genealogical Resources
Finding Aids and Name Indexes
National Archives at Chicago resource guides and finding aids can assist with research on specific Federal agencies, name and topical searches, and locating digitized microfilm.
Find rules and regulations, information about researcher cards and what to expect when you arrive, and learn tips for handling original records.
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