The National Archives Catalog


Record Group Number

Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Entity Public Element Label
Yes No Numeric (3) List of Record Groups of the National Archives and Records Administration Product Yes Record Group Number
Definition: A unique number assigned to a record group from which archival materials are reproduced to create a microform product.
Purpose: Allows users to identify or retrieve all microform products that are reproductions of archival material from a particular record group.
Relationship: This element and Record Group Title are dependent on each other. For each microform product, Record Group Title and Record Group Number must both be included.
Guidance: Enter the number of the record group. The number must be a valid number from the "List of Record Groups of the National Archives and Records Administration."
Examples:
5
59
204
448


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