National Archives at Seattle

Research Guides and Resources

The National Archives at Seattle has a variety of guides, reference information papers, lists, and other finding aids available to help you discover the records in our holdings. At this time, we only a have a small number of guides and finding aids available online.  If you would like to learn more about what records we may have from a specific Federal agency or office, please contact us

Guide to Archival Holdings at the National Archives at Seattle (Pacific Alaska Region)

Guides for Frequently Requested Records at the National Archives at Seattle 

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Bureau of Land Management

Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files

Federal Court Records

Finding Aids

Box Contents List: Bureau of Prohibition Records (RG 56) at NARA's Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle)


Check out our Microfilm Holdings Guide for more information on the microfilm publications we have at Seattle.

Search the National Archives Microfilm Catalog available at the National Archives in Seattle

  • On the Microfilm Search page, click on "Advanced Search" (link is to the right of the Search button) 
  • Under "Viewing Location", select the Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle) from the dropdown menu
  • Click on "Search"
  • Tip: You can narrow your search by entering a term under "Subject Terms", such as "military" or "census".