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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="NARAAtl">National Archives at Atlanta at http://www.archives.gov/southeast/#privacy (accessed 13 July 2010).</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:atlanta.archives@nara.gov atlanta.archives@nara.gov] <br>  
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="NARAAtl">National Archives at Atlanta at http://www.archives.gov/southeast/#privacy (accessed 13 July 2010).</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:atlanta.archives@nara.gov atlanta.archives@nara.gov] <br>
  
 
'''Address:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" />  
 
'''Address:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" />  
  
:5780 Jonesboro Road <br>  
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:5780 Jonesboro Road <br>
 
:Morrow, Georgia 30260 <br><br>
 
:Morrow, Georgia 30260 <br><br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" /> &nbsp;voice 770-968-2100<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;770-968-2547 <br>  
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" /> &nbsp;voice 770-968-2100<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;770-968-2547 <br>
  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" />&nbsp;&nbsp;Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" />&nbsp;&nbsp;Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  
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'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" />&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="NARAAtl" />&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
*In Morrow, Georgia six miles southeast of Hartsfield Atlanta Airport. Take I-75 to Exit 233, Morrow. Turn left onto Highway 54/Jonesboro Road. Go about 1-1/2 miles to the second building on the right after Clayton State Blvd. <br>  
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*In Morrow, Georgia six miles southeast of Hartsfield Atlanta Airport. Take I-75 to Exit 233, Morrow. Turn left onto Highway 54/Jonesboro Road. Go about 1-1/2 miles to the second building on the right after Clayton State Blvd. <br>
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=National+Archives+Southeast+Region,&hl=en&cd=1&ei=6e49TKD8HZyuiwPKrYXCBg&sll=33.623482,-84.384613&sspn=0.073758,0.110378&ie=UTF8&view=map&cid=13947226958162204506&ved=0CDwQpQY&hq=National+Archives+Southeast+Region,&hnear=&ll=33.604612,-84.379978&spn=0.0702,0.110378&z=13 Google Map]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=National+Archives+Southeast+Region,&hl=en&cd=1&ei=6e49TKD8HZyuiwPKrYXCBg&sll=33.623482,-84.384613&sspn=0.073758,0.110378&ie=UTF8&view=map&cid=13947226958162204506&ved=0CDwQpQY&hq=National+Archives+Southeast+Region,&hnear=&ll=33.604612,-84.379978&spn=0.0702,0.110378&z=13 Google Map]  
 
*'''Buses canceled.''' Clayton County Transit Bus 501 and Bus 502 on Hwy 54/Jonesboro Road are suspended.
 
*'''Buses canceled.''' Clayton County Transit Bus 501 and Bus 502 on Hwy 54/Jonesboro Road are suspended.
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/ National Archives Southeast (Atlanta)] main page  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/ National Archives Southeast (Atlanta)] main page  
*National Archives Southeast [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/index.html Genealogists/Family Historians] page<br>  
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*National Archives Southeast [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/index.html Genealogists/Family Historians] page<br>
*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/ Access to Archival Databases (AAD)] a search engine into some of NARA's holdings of electronic records. Search by person, geographic areas, organizations, or dates. <br>  
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*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/ Access to Archival Databases (AAD)] a search engine into some of NARA's holdings of electronic records. Search by person, geographic areas, organizations, or dates. <br>
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/ Archival Research Catalog (ARC)] ARC is the online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings, describing over 63% of their holdings. Searches by keywords, by location, organization, person, or topics, and for digitized images. <br>  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/ Archival Research Catalog (ARC)] ARC is the online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings, describing over 63% of their holdings. Searches by keywords, by location, organization, person, or topics, and for digitized images. <br>
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/ Archives Library Information Center (ALIC)] The Reference at Your Desk feature provides quick access to online resources on many diverse subjects.<br>
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/ Archives Library Information Center (ALIC)] The Reference at Your Desk feature provides quick access to online resources on many diverse subjects.<br>
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
Frequently used genealogy sources include [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/ censuses and indexes 1790-1930], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/immigration/ immigration ship passenger arrivals for the Eastern and Gulf Coasts 1820-1982], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/military/ military service records, pensions, bounty land warrants, and indexes 1775-1902], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/naturalization/ Federal naturalization records of U.S. District Courts of Southeast states], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/land/ land records], [http://www.archives.gov/research/court-records/bankruptcy.html bankruptcies 1940-1998], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/passport/ passport applications], Native American 1893 Dawes Commission records, and [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/finding-aids/black-history.html African American records] including Freedmen's Bank depositors, Freedman's Bureau records, and slave manifests in Mobile 1820-1860, and Savannah 1801-1860. The Archives also provides free Internet access to subscription sites like Ancestry.com, Footnote.com, and HeritageQuestOnline.com. Other records at the Archives are postmaster lists, Southeast states 1865-1866 federal tax lists, Atlanta federal penitentiary inmates 1902-1921, the Tennessee Valley Authority since 1933, draft registrations for World War I and World War II. They also offer genealogical [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/public/workshops.html classes and workshops], and have a list of [http://www.archives.gov/research/hire-help/index.html independent researchers for hire].<br>  
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Frequently used genealogy sources include [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/ censuses and indexes 1790-1930], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/immigration/ immigration ship passenger arrivals for the Eastern and Gulf Coasts 1820-1982], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/military/ military service records, pensions, bounty land warrants, and indexes 1775-1902], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/naturalization/ Federal naturalization records of U.S. District Courts of Southeast states], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/land/ land records], [http://www.archives.gov/research/court-records/bankruptcy.html bankruptcies 1940-1998], [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/passport/ passport applications], Native American 1893 Dawes Commission records, and [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/finding-aids/black-history.html African American records] including Freedmen's Bank depositors, Freedman's Bureau records, and slave manifests in Mobile 1820-1860, and Savannah 1801-1860. The Archives also provides free Internet access to subscription sites like Ancestry.com, Footnote.com, and HeritageQuestOnline.com. Other records at the Archives are postmaster lists, Southeast states 1865-1866 federal tax lists, Atlanta federal penitentiary inmates 1902-1921, the Tennessee Valley Authority since 1933, draft registrations for World War I and World War II. They also offer genealogical [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/public/workshops.html classes and workshops], and have a list of [http://www.archives.gov/research/hire-help/index.html independent researchers for hire].<br>
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
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*National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta), [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/public/family-history-sources.pdf Family History Sources]. Brochure about significant collections.  
 
*National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta), [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/public/family-history-sources.pdf Family History Sources]. Brochure about significant collections.  
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/ ''Federal Records Guide''] Search NARA's holdings of federal records at a very high level, to identify which record groups may have material relevant to your research topics. [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/index-alpha/ Alphabetical index] to the ''Federal Records Guide''. [http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/tools/record-group-clusters.html Record Groups by topic clusters] in the ''Federal Records Guide''.<br>  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/ ''Federal Records Guide''] Search NARA's holdings of federal records at a very high level, to identify which record groups may have material relevant to your research topics. [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/index-alpha/ Alphabetical index] to the ''Federal Records Guide''. [http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/tools/record-group-clusters.html Record Groups by topic clusters] in the ''Federal Records Guide''.<br>
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/finding-aids/index.html Other finding aids and guides by topic] for the National Archives Southeast Region.
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/finding-aids/index.html Other finding aids and guides by topic] for the National Archives Southeast Region.
  
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If you cannot visit or find a record at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a record at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.  
  
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
  
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.<br>  
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*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.<br>
 
*[http://archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/researcher-info.html National Archives II]&nbsp; Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.<br>
 
*[http://archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/researcher-info.html National Archives II]&nbsp; Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.<br>
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/agencies/services.html Federal Records Center], Ellenwood, GA., receives records primarily from Federal agencies located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/agencies/services.html Federal Records Center], Ellenwood, GA., receives records primarily from Federal agencies located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.  
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*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.<br>
 
*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.<br>
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
  
 
*[http://www.af.public.lib.ga.us/ Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System], Central Library has county and family histories, census, passenger lists, wills, land, military, directories, newspapers, Ancestry.com. Auburn Avenue Library has African American material.  
 
*[http://www.af.public.lib.ga.us/ Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System], Central Library has county and family histories, census, passenger lists, wills, land, military, directories, newspapers, Ancestry.com. Auburn Avenue Library has African American material.  
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=== Sources  ===
 
=== Sources  ===
  
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[[Category:United_States_Repositories|National Archives Southeast Region]] [[Category:Georgia|{{PAGENAME}}]] [[Category:Clayton_County,_Georgia|{{PAGENAME}}]] [[Category:National_Archives_and_Records_Administration|{{PAGENAME}}]]

Revision as of 19:00, 8 September 2010

National Archives at Atlanta
National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta) building in Morrow, Georgia.

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  atlanta.archives@nara.gov

Address:[1]

5780 Jonesboro Road
Morrow, Georgia 30260

Telephone:[1]  voice 770-968-2100
Fax:  770-968-2547

Hours and holidays:[1]  Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Closed Sundays, federal holidays, and Saturdays that precede any federal holiday observed on a Monday.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]  

  • In Morrow, Georgia six miles southeast of Hartsfield Atlanta Airport. Take I-75 to Exit 233, Morrow. Turn left onto Highway 54/Jonesboro Road. Go about 1-1/2 miles to the second building on the right after Clayton State Blvd.
  • Google Map
  • Buses canceled. Clayton County Transit Bus 501 and Bus 502 on Hwy 54/Jonesboro Road are suspended.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Frequently used genealogy sources include censuses and indexes 1790-1930, immigration ship passenger arrivals for the Eastern and Gulf Coasts 1820-1982, military service records, pensions, bounty land warrants, and indexes 1775-1902, Federal naturalization records of U.S. District Courts of Southeast states, land records, bankruptcies 1940-1998, passport applications, Native American 1893 Dawes Commission records, and African American records including Freedmen's Bank depositors, Freedman's Bureau records, and slave manifests in Mobile 1820-1860, and Savannah 1801-1860. The Archives also provides free Internet access to subscription sites like Ancestry.com, Footnote.com, and HeritageQuestOnline.com. Other records at the Archives are postmaster lists, Southeast states 1865-1866 federal tax lists, Atlanta federal penitentiary inmates 1902-1921, the Tennessee Valley Authority since 1933, draft registrations for World War I and World War II. They also offer genealogical classes and workshops, and have a list of independent researchers for hire.

Tips

Over 68% of the Regional Archives' records are currently described in ARC at the series level. If you do not find the records you are seeking, please contact the Southeast Region staff.

Guides

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the National Archives at Atlanta, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.
  • National Archives II  Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.

Similar Collections

  • Federal Records Center, Ellenwood, GA., receives records primarily from Federal agencies located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • National Personnel Records Center, St. Louis, MO., has millions of military personnel, health, medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services starting with World War I, and federal employee records.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 National Archives at Atlanta at http://www.archives.gov/southeast/#privacy (accessed 13 July 2010).