District of Columbia Archives, Libraries, and Societies

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This entry was originally written by Johni Cerny in Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources.

This article is part of
The District of Columbia Family History Research series.
History of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia Vital Records
Census Records for the District of Columbia
Background Sources for the District of Columbia
District of Columbia Maps
District of Columbia Land Records
District of Columbia Probate Records
District of Columbia Court Records
District of Columbia Tax Records
District of Columbia Cemetery Records
District of Columbia Church Records
District of Columbia Military Records
District of Columbia Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscript Collections
District of Columbia Archives, Libraries, and Societies
District of Columbia Immigration
African Americans of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia County Resources


Contents

Washington National Records Center

4505 Suitland Rd.
Suitland, MD
Mailing address:
General Branch, Civil Archives Division
National Archives and Records Administration
Washington, DC 20409

District of Columbia Archives

1300 Naylor Ct., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-4255

Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

1307 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Publishes Washington History.

District of Columbia Public Library

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Washingtoniana Division
901 G St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Maryland State Archives

361 Rowe St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

The National Archives and the following organizations are located in the District of Columbia area. They are of national significance, however, in their holdings for researchers.

Library of Congress and Annex

1st and 2nd Streets, S.E.
Washington, DC 20504
National Genealogical Society
4527 Seventeenth St. North
Arlington, VA 22207

National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution Library

1776 D St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

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