National Archives at College Park, Maryland

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National Archives at College Park, Maryland Archives II
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  I have a question form.


National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001

Telephone:[1]  1-866-272-6272
Fax:  301-837-0483

Hours and holidays:[2]  Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; closed Sundays and federal holidays.

Driving directions, map, parking and public transportation:[2]

  • Driving:  directions, map, and parking.
  • Metrorail Subway:  In College Park, take Metrorail's Green Line to Greenbelt, Fort Totten, or Prince George's Plaza stations, where you can connect with the R-3 or C-8 Metrobus to the National Archives.
  • Bus Service:  Two main Washington Area Metro bus routes run from Metrorail (Washington's subway) to NARA's College Park facility, Metrobus R-3, and the Metrobus C-8.

Internet sites and databases:

  • National Archives at College Park, Maryland contact us, location, hours, transportation, hotels, food service, shop for publications, information for researchers, things to do when you visit.
  • Research Our Records online catalog, new to archival research?, research in person, research a specific topic, research your ancestry, research military records, order copies of records, browse online exhibits.
  • Resources for Genealogists start your family research, events, browse popular topics, tools for genealogists, Family Tree Friday  blog, most requested records, 1940 census, genealogy-related articles, and caring for your family records.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

Archives II houses documents created after 1900 at the departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury, and modern military records.




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Alternate Repositories

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

Overlapping Collections

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  • such as: NARA I
  • National Archives at _____
  • State Archives
  • State Library

Similar Collections

  • National Personnel Records Center
  • LC
  • FHL

Neighboring Collections


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Contact in National Archives (accessed 23 February 2014).
  2. 2.0 2.1 College Park, Maryland in National Archives (accessed 23 February 2014).