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 remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Once public health conditions improve and we are able to reopen the research room we will update our website with additional information.

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