The National Archives Catalog

The National Archives Catalog

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Please note:  The National Archives Catalog will be undergoing maintenance from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017, and may be unavailable during this time.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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We’re excited to announce that in the National Archives Catalog you can now:

  • Enjoy the updated homepage featuring background images from Catalog records
  • Add your comments on digitized records, descriptions, and authority records
  • Find what you need with a more intuitive advanced search
  • Efficiently browse search results with better “Next Page” link placement
  • Track your citizen archivist contributions with updated user account pages
  • Add data from scanned records to your developer toolbox with increased API functionality

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