Free Publications

National Archives' Annual Report

The Performance and Accountability Report consolidates the information that was available in past years in our Performance Reports and our Annual Reports.

This annual report was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Chief Financial Officers Act, as amended by the Reports Consolidation Act of 2000, and covers activities from October 1, 2003, to September 30, 2004.

National Archives and Records Administration Performance and Accountability Report

To receive a copy of the current Performance and Accountability Report, please write:

Policy and Communications Staff (NPOL)
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001


Aids for Genealogical Research Catalog

This catalog lists publications of particular interest to both beginning and experienced genealogists and gives information about genealogy workshops at NARA and instructions on how to order National Archives documents through the mail.

Audiovisual Records

CD-ROM Publications

General Information Leaflets

Inventories, Preliminary Inventories, and Special Lists

Military History Publications

This catalog lists finding aids, microfilmed records, and studies of U.S .military history, both fee and free.

Posters & Facsimiles from the National Archives

This publication shows full-color historical and contemporary posters, postcards, facsimiles, and booklets. Some NARA posters also are available for viewing in our Online Exhibit Hall.

Publications Catalog

This catalog offers a wide selection of guides, finding aids, microfilm catalogs, and special archival publications that are useful to scholars, archivists, historians, and researchers. Also listed are general-interest books about the National Archives and its holdings that will appeal to anyone with an interest in American history.

Records Management Publications

Reference Information Papers

Select List of Publications (GIL 3)

This list contains all NARA publications, many of them free of charge, including General Information Leaflets, finding aids, records management publications, and more.

Calendar of Events

Published bi-monthly and available both online and in print, this free pictorial calendar lists each month's films, workshops, and other events in Washington, DC, and College Park, MD, as well as articles of special interest.

Monthly Calendar Online

For a paper copy of the Calendar of Events, write:

Calendar of Events
Room 4100
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001