National Archives Materials

Format and number of items

Microfilm. many collections.


MFILM - various call numbers


United States. National Archives.

In the Library Catalog?

Most of these materials have collection records in the Library Catalog.


The Libraries own many distinct collections from the National Archives. To find them, search InfoLinks or browse in this guide by collection name.
To identify which National Archives materials have been microfilmed and might be available for Interlibrary Loan, use the catalogs listed below under "Indexes / Catalogs."




The Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States (Also in Ref at CD3026 1995) provides a catalog of all National Archives record groups, provided information about each group's organization and dates of coverage, what portions have been microfilmed, and any published indexes or finding aids.
The Microfilm Publications Catalog (also in Ref at CD3026 1996) is a searchable database of the 3400+ items that have been filmed to date. Search by keyword, record group number, or other criteria.
NARA's web site offers a wide array of other tools for researchers at:


Primarily English

Time Periods

1800-1900; 1900-2000

For more info

NARA web site

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