Genealogy and Historical Research at Washington, DC

Finding Aids and Name Indexes

National Archives at Washington, DC resource guides and finding aids can assist with name and topical searches, locating digitized microfilm, and research on specific Federal agencies.

National Archives Building, Pennsylvania Avenue

  • Review our research room policies
  • Learn what to expect when you arrive

Learn how to order copies or scans of records from Research Services staff and how to utilize self-service copying in our research rooms.