Chapter 11: National Government Records

 
 
 

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Basic Records
U.S. RECORDS
11.1    Citing federal records
11.2    Citing NARA style
11.3    Creating short citations
11.4    Identifying the archives
11.5    Identifying the author or creator

Basic Formats
11.6    Audio & video recordings
11.7    Manuscript (textual) materials
11.8    Microfilm records
11.9    NA-regional holdings
11.10    Online databases
11.11    Online images

Immigration, Passenger & Seamen Records
11.12    Background
11.13    Crew records: Lists for ships
11.14    Crew records: Seamen protection certificates
11.15    Passenger manifests: manuscripts & microfilm
11.16    Passenger manifests: Online derivatives
11.17    Passenger manifests: Online images
11.18    Ship images, online

Indian Affairs Records
11.19    Manuscript materials
11.20    Microfilm publications
11.21    Online derivatives

Land Records
11.22    Background
11.23    Land entry files: Manuscripts
11.24    Land entry files: Microfilm
11.25    Land Office records: CD/DVD databases
11.26    Land Office records: Microfilm
11.27    Land Office records: Online materials
11.28    Special files: Bounty land records
11.29    Special files: Private land claims
11.30    Special files: Survey plat maps
11.31    Special files: Tract books

Military & Pension Records
11.32    Compiled service records
11.33    Draft registrations
11.34    Employees, civilian
11.35    Enlistment papers
11.36    Headstone & burial records
11.37    Imprisonments
11.38    Muster rolls
11.39    Navy & other branches
11.40    Pension files

Miscellaneous U.S. Records
11.41    Captured Confederate records
11.42    Civil War claims: international
11.43    Civil War claims: Southern
11.44    Congressional records
11.45    Court of Claims case files
11.46    Court records, circuit & district
11.47    Freedmen’s Bureau records
11.48    Maps
11.49    Naturalization records
11.50    Passport records
11.51    Patent & trademark records
11.52    Photographic files
11.53    Railroad Retirement Board files
11.54    Slave narratives
11.55    Social Security records
11.56    Tax records
11.57    WPA records

INTERNATIONAL RECORDS
11.58    Australia
11.59    Canada
11.60    England
11.61    France
11.62    Germany
11.63    Ireland: Griffith’s valuations
11.64    Ireland: Land registrations
11.65    Ireland: Tithe applotment survey
11.66    Ireland: Wills & administrations
11.67    Mexico
11.68    Scotland
11.69    Spain
11.70    Wales
11.71    Worldwide: patent databases

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Original Materials (U.S.)
539    Audio recordings: National Archives
    
Manuscripts
540    Library of Congress
541    National Archives
542    National Archives–Regional    
543    Maps: National Archives
544    Photographs: Library of Congress
545    Railroad Retirement Board (NA records offsite)
546    Social Security Administration

Databases
547    CD-ROM publications
548    Online: National Archives (Australia)
549    Online: National Archives (Canada)
550    Online: National Archives (U.K.)
551    Online: National Archives (U.S.)

Image Copies
National Archives microfilm
552    NARA Style citation
553    Publications Style citation
554    Online: Library of Congress
555    Online: National Archives (U.S.)
556    Online: Patent & Trademark Office (U.S.)