National Archives at Seattle

Finding Aids

The National Archives at Seattle has a variety of guides, reference information papers, lists, and other finding aids. The small percentage of them that are available online are listed below.

Search our Materials

National Archives Catalog

Our National Archives Catalog contains selected information pertaining to records at the Seattle facility.


Search Microfilm available at the National Archives in Seattle
  • From the Microfilm Search page, click on the blue "Use our Microfilm Search" button
  • 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".