National Archives at New York City

National Archives at New York City

We hold permanent records created by federal agencies and courts in the following states:
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Virgin Islands


Hours and Address


One Bowling Green, Room 328

New York, NY 10004

Phone:  212-401-1620

Toll-free: 1-866-840-1752

Fax:  212-401-1638



The research room at the National Archives at New York City is open for original records research by appointment Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are also open on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for computer and microfilm research on a walk-in basis (computer and microfilm research is by appointment only all other days). Please email for more information or to request a research room appointment. Please see these frequently asked questions for further information about conducting in-person research at the National Archives.

Our Learning Center is open for student field trips and teacher professional development sessions by reservation only. See more information at Student Visits.

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