Available Datasets from the National Archives
National Archives Datasets
- National Archives Catalog
This dataset contains the archival descriptions and authority records from the National Archives Catalog, including the URLs for digital copies of records and data from citizen archivist contributions.
- 1950 Census
This dataset includes the metadata index, the population schedules and other forms, Indian Reservation Population Schedules, the enumeration district maps, and the enumeration district descriptions for the 1950 Census records.
- 1940 Census
This dataset contains the the metadata index, the population schedules, the enumeration district maps, and the enumeration district descriptions for the 1940 Census records.
- Founders Online
Correspondence and other writings of six major shapers of the United States: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams (and family), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison.
- Amending America: Proposed Amendments to the United States Constitution, 1787 to 2014
This dataset provides information about more than 11,000 proposed Constitutional amendments introduced in the United States Congress from 1787 to 2014.
- White House Tapes of the Nixon Administration, 1971-1973
This dataset contains metadata about the meetings and telephone calls recorded by the White House taping system during the Nixon Administration.
- National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Grants, 1965-Present
Grants awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission since 1965.
- Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 1996-Present
The codification of the general and permanent regulations of the Federal Government published in the Federal Register.
- General Records Schedules (GRS)
The National Archives and Records Administration has posted searchable and manipulatable versions of the General Records Schedules (GRS) in comma-separated value (.csv) format on data.gov to test the usefulness of records schedule data in this format.
- Federal Register, 2000-Present
The official legal newspaper of the United States Government, documenting regulatory actions and policies of Federal agencies.
- United States Government Manual
Comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches.
- Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
Official series of Presidential writings, addresses, and remarks of a public nature.
- Executive Orders of the Presidents of the United States
Official documents through which the President of the United States manages the operations of the Federal Government.
- Digital Preservation Framework
NARA documents and shares recommended preservation actions (Preservation Action Plans) for file formats made available as Linked Open Data.