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:'''''Textual Research'''''<br>1400 John Burgess Drive<br>Fort Worth, Texas 76140<br><br>
 
:'''''Textual Research'''''<br>1400 John Burgess Drive<br>Fort Worth, Texas 76140<br><br>
  
:'''''Microfilm Research'''''<br>501 West Felix Street, Building 1<br>Fort Worth, Texas 76115-3405<br><br>
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:'''''Microfilm Research'''''<br>2600 West 7th Street<br>Suite 162<br>Fort Worth, TX, 76107<br><br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" />&nbsp; Textual research: 817-551-2051&nbsp; Microfilm Research: &nbsp;817-831-5620<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp; Textual Research: 817-551-2034&nbsp; Microfilm Research: 817-551-2034 <br>
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" />&nbsp; Textual research: 817-551-2051&nbsp; Microfilm Research: &nbsp;817-831-5620<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp; Textual Research: 817-551-2034&nbsp; Microfilm Research: 817-551-5621 <br>  
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S2">"Services for the Public" in ''The National Archives at Fort Worth'' at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/public/index.html#hours (accessed 23 December 2010).</ref>&nbsp; Monday through Friday - 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.&nbsp; Closed weekends and&nbsp;holidays.  
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'''Hours:'''<ref name="S2">"Services for the Public" in ''The National Archives at Fort Worth'' at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/public/index.html#hours (accessed 23 December 2010).</ref><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''''Textual Research&nbsp;''''' Monday through Friday by appointment.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''''Microfilm Research&nbsp;''''' Monday through Friday, and 3rd Saturday of the month, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
  
'''Directions to Textual Research:'''<ref name="S2" /> <br>
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| width="55%" | '''''From I-20 W'''''  
 
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1.Slight left at I-20 W (to Abilene/I-20 W) 3.4 mi 4 mins <br>2.Take exit 439 toward Campus Dr. 0.2 mi <br>3.Merge onto SE Loop 820 0.2 mi <br>4.Turn left at Campus Dr. 1.2 mi 3 mins <br>5.Continue on Oak Grove Rd. 1.3 mi, 4 mins <br>6.Turn right at John Burgess Dr. 0.1 mi
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1.Slight left at I-20 W (to Abilene/I-20 W) 3.4 mi 4 mins <br>2.Take exit 439 toward Campus Dr. 0.2 mi <br>3.Merge onto SE Loop 820 0.2 mi <br>4.Turn left at Campus Dr. 1.2 mi 3 mins <br>5.Continue on Oak Grove Rd. 1.3 mi, 4 mins <br>6.Turn right at John Burgess Dr. 0.1 mi  
  
 
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1.Continue on I-35W S 7.8 mi 9 mins <br>2.Take exit 42 toward Everman Pkwy 0.2 mi <br>3.Merge onto S Fwy 0.1 mi <br>4.Turn left at W Everman Pkwy 0.5 mi 2 mins <br>5.Turn left at S Will Rogers Blvd 0.5 mi 2 mins <br>6.Turn right at John Burgess Dr 0.4 mi 1 min
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1.Continue on I-35W S 7.8 mi 9 mins <br>2.Take exit 42 toward Everman Pkwy 0.2 mi <br>3.Merge onto S Fwy 0.1 mi <br>4.Turn left at W Everman Pkwy 0.5 mi 2 mins <br>5.Turn left at S Will Rogers Blvd 0.5 mi 2 mins <br>6.Turn right at John Burgess Dr 0.4 mi 1 min  
  
 
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
*[http://www.archives.gov/southwest/ Southwest Region (Ft. Worth) Internet site] about the Regional Archives, public services and collections, genealogy, history, bankruptcy, court records, for teachers, and for federal agencies.<br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/southwest/ Southwest Region (Ft. Worth) Internet site] about the Regional Archives, public services and collections, genealogy, history, bankruptcy, court records, for teachers, and for federal agencies.<br>  
*[http://www.archives.gov/southwest/public/research.html Genealogy and Historical Research] page for the National Archives Southwest Region (Ft. Worth). <br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/southwest/public/research.html Genealogy and Historical Research] page for the National Archives Southwest Region (Ft. Worth). <br>  
 
*[https://eservices.archives.gov/orderonline/start.swe?SWECmd=GotoView&_sn=ey7.06vRe9gsTrpHg3gtzVU20LNu6tAqq.6nY4mKLIw_&SWEView=GPEA+Microfilm+Landing+Page+View+MIF&SWEHo=eservices.archives.gov&SWETS=1293135445&SWEScreen=GPEA+Microfilm+MIF National Archives Online Microfilm Catalog] allows you to identify microfilms at Fort Worth. Search by microfilm publication number, or keywords.  
 
*[https://eservices.archives.gov/orderonline/start.swe?SWECmd=GotoView&_sn=ey7.06vRe9gsTrpHg3gtzVU20LNu6tAqq.6nY4mKLIw_&SWEView=GPEA+Microfilm+Landing+Page+View+MIF&SWEHo=eservices.archives.gov&SWETS=1293135445&SWEScreen=GPEA+Microfilm+MIF National Archives Online Microfilm Catalog] allows you to identify microfilms at Fort Worth. Search by microfilm publication number, or keywords.  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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.  
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If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source 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.  
 
*[[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.  
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*[http://www.lbjlibrary.org/ Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum], Austin, TX, papers of the administration.
 
*[http://www.lbjlibrary.org/ Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum], Austin, TX, papers of the administration.
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/ National Personnel Records Center], St. Louis, MO.,&nbsp;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.  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/ National Personnel Records Center], St. Louis, MO.,&nbsp;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.  
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*[[Dallas Public Central Library]] 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.<br>
 
*[[Dallas Public Central Library]] 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.<br>
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.fortworthgov.org/library/branches/central/ Fort Worth Central Library] genealogy for TX and the South, databases, local history, Ft. Worth city archives, tax lists, obituary index, biographies, Sandborn maps, photos, newspapers, directories.  
 
*[http://www.fortworthgov.org/library/branches/central/ Fort Worth Central Library] genealogy for TX and the South, databases, local history, Ft. Worth city archives, tax lists, obituary index, biographies, Sandborn maps, photos, newspapers, directories.  
*[http://www.tarrantcounty.com/ehistory/cwp/browse.asp?a=761&bc=0&c=43662&ehistoryNav=|7226| Tarrant County Archives] marriages, directories, Sandborn maps, newspapers, diaries, histories.  
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*[http://www.tarrantcounty.com/ehistory/cwp/browse.asp?a=761&bc=0&c=43662&ehistoryNav=%7C7226%7C Tarrant County Archives] marriages, directories, Sandborn maps, newspapers, diaries, histories.  
 
*[http://www.tarrantcounty.com/ecountyclerk/cwp/view.asp?A=735&Q=427570 Tarrant County Clerk] births, deaths, and online searches for marriages, land records, assumed names, and these courts: commissioner's, county, justice of the peace, probate, and traffic.  
 
*[http://www.tarrantcounty.com/ecountyclerk/cwp/view.asp?A=735&Q=427570 Tarrant County Clerk] births, deaths, and online searches for marriages, land records, assumed names, and these courts: commissioner's, county, justice of the peace, probate, and traffic.  
 
*[http://www.tarrantcounty.com/edistrictclerk/site/default.asp Tarrant County District Court Clerk] civil, family, and criminal cases.  
 
*[http://www.tarrantcounty.com/edistrictclerk/site/default.asp Tarrant County District Court Clerk] civil, family, and criminal cases.  
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Revision as of 13:48, 28 October 2013

National Archives at Fort Worth
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  ftworth.archives@nara.gov

Address:[1] 

Textual Research
1400 John Burgess Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76140

Microfilm Research
2600 West 7th Street
Suite 162
Fort Worth, TX, 76107

Telephone:[1]  Textual research: 817-551-2051  Microfilm Research:  817-831-5620
Fax:  Textual Research: 817-551-2034  Microfilm Research: 817-551-5621

Hours:[2]
   Textual Research  Monday through Friday by appointment.
   Microfilm Research  Monday through Friday, and 3rd Saturday of the month, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Directions to Textual Research:[2]

From I-20 W

1.Slight left at I-20 W (to Abilene/I-20 W) 3.4 mi 4 mins
2.Take exit 439 toward Campus Dr. 0.2 mi
3.Merge onto SE Loop 820 0.2 mi
4.Turn left at Campus Dr. 1.2 mi 3 mins
5.Continue on Oak Grove Rd. 1.3 mi, 4 mins
6.Turn right at John Burgess Dr. 0.1 mi

From I-35 W

1.Continue on I-35W S 7.8 mi 9 mins
2.Take exit 42 toward Everman Pkwy 0.2 mi
3.Merge onto S Fwy 0.1 mi
4.Turn left at W Everman Pkwy 0.5 mi 2 mins
5.Turn left at S Will Rogers Blvd 0.5 mi 2 mins
6.Turn right at John Burgess Dr 0.4 mi 1 min

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Serves Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.[3] Includes federal censuses of all states, 1790-1930 (and indexes for 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920); military service records, pension and bounty land warrant applications; passenger arrivals; Dawes Commision for the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Manuscripts, photos, maps received from federal district and bankruptcy courts and 85 federal agencies in four states. Subjects emphasized are regional and national history, westward expansion and Southwest settlement, American Indians (especially Cherokees, Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles), Revolutionary War, American Civil War and Recontruction, slavery, Chinese exclusion, segregation, World War I, World War II, economic development, oil, U.S. space program, public administration, political science, law, ethnology, and U.S. diplomacy.[4]

Tips

  • A researcher I.D. card is required. To obtain it you must show photo identification, and fill out a form showing your name, address, telephone number, and a brief description of the proposed research topic.
  • 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 Southwest Region staff.

Guides

Alternate Repositories

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

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

  • 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.
  • Dallas Public Central Library 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "National Archives Southwest Region in Fort Worth" in The National Archives at Forth Worth at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/ (accessed 23 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Services for the Public" in The National Archives at Fort Worth at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/public/index.html#hours (accessed 23 December 2010).
  3. "Services for Federal Agencies" in The National Archives at Fort Worth at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/agencies/ (accessed 23 December 2010).
  4. "Research at the Archives Facility" in The National Archives at Fort Worth at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/public/research.html (accessed 23 December 2010).