A Guide to Civil War Maps in the National Archives
Civil War Maps in the National Archives lists the approximately 8,000 Civil War maps, charts, and plans in the Cartographic and Architectural Branch of the National Archives, the largest single body of cartographic records pertaining to the American Civil War. The records described in this guide are maps, plans, and charts containing information relating directly to Civil War operations and installations. Most of the material described dates from the war and was produced for use by the military forces or to accompany official reports.
American Women and the U.S. Armed Forces: A Guide to the Records of Military Agencies in the National Archives Relating to American Women
Covering the last two centuries, the records highlighted in this volume discuss women as participants in and victims of war, suppliers of military goods and services, and wives and mothers of soldiers.
Black History: A Guide to Civilian Records in the National Archives
This award-winning research guide provides accurate, concise information about civilian records held by the National Archives textual, photographic, and audiovisual that can be used to study the history of African Americans.
Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States
In this three-volume set, two volumes describe the nearly 1.7 million cubic feet of records transferred to the custody of the National Archives as of October 1, 1994, and the third volume indexes these descriptions.
Guide to Pre-Federal Records in the National Archives
This guide will assist the researcher in locating within the National Archives those records created during, or directly related to, the pre-Federal era of US history the period before the Constitution went into effect on March 4, 1789.
Guide to Records Relating to US Military Participation in World War II (Part 2) Superseded
This second volume identifies and describes records in the National Archives that document the activities of the many military agencies involved in armaments production and procurement, lend-lease, stockpiling and consumption of strategic and conventional industrial materials, shipbuilding, military construction, protection of the Western Hemisphere, logistical support, services furnished to personnel, surveys of soldier attitudes, and detention of POWs and civilian internees.
Holocaust, Israel, and the Jews: Motion Pictures in the National Archives
This guide is an indispensable tool for locating films related to modern Jewish history in the National Archives holdings, presenting an annotated listing of films and portions of films produced by the armed forces, civilian Federal agencies, and commercial newsreel sources.
Reference Information Papers describe National Archives materials on specific topics found in several different record groups. The form and style of these Papers vary, and the records are described at the record group, series, or item level.
Trans-Mississippi West, 1804-1912: A Guide to Federal Records for the Territorial Period
This multi-volume guide identifies and describes records in the National Archives that are associated with the American West. These guides alert readers to the research potential of these records and assist in their location.