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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">"National Archives Southwest Region in Fort Worth" in ''The National Archives at Forth Worth'' at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/ (accessed 23 December 2010).</ref>&nbsp; [mailto:ftworth.archives@nara.gov ftworth.archives@nara.gov]  
 
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">"National Archives Southwest Region in Fort Worth" in ''The National Archives at Forth Worth'' at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/ (accessed 23 December 2010).</ref>&nbsp; [mailto:ftworth.archives@nara.gov ftworth.archives@nara.gov]  
  
'''Address:'''<ref name="S1" />&nbsp;
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'''Address:'''  
  
 
:'''''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:''' Textual research: 817-551-2051 Microfilm Research: 817-831-5620<br>'''Fax:''' Textual Research: 817-551-2034 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>'''''Textual Research''''' Monday through Friday by appointment.<br>'''''Microfilm Research''''' 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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'''Directions to Textual Research:'''<ref name="S2" /> <br>  
  
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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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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
Serves [[Arkansas|Arkansas]], [[Louisiana|Louisiana]], [[Oklahoma|Oklahoma]], and [[Texas|Texas]].<ref>"Services for Federal Agencies" in ''The National Archives at Fort Worth'' at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/agencies/ (accessed 23 December 2010).</ref> Includes [[United States Census|federal '''censuses''']] of all states, 1790-1930 (and indexes for 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920); '''military''' [[US Military Service Records|service records]], [[US Military Pension Records|pension]] and [[US Military Bounty Land Warrants|bounty land warrant]] applications; '''[[US Immigration Passenger Arrival Records|passenger arrivals]]'''; '''[[Dawes Commission Enrollment Records for Five U.S. Indian Tribes|Dawes Commision]]''' for the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Manuscripts, photos, maps received from federal district and bankruptcy '''[[United States Court Records|courts]]''' and '''85 federal agencies''' in four states. Subjects emphasized are regional and national history, '''westward expansion''' and '''Southwest settlement''', '''[[American Indian Genealogy|American Indians]]''' (especially Cherokees, Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles), [[Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783|Revolutionary War]], American [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|Civil War]] and Recontruction, '''[[African American Slavery and Bondage|slavery]]''', Chinese exclusion, segregation, [[World War I United States Military Records, 1917 to 1918|World War I]], [[World War II United States Military Records, 1941 to 1945|World War II]], economic development, oil, U.S. space program, public administration, political science, law, ethnology, and U.S. diplomacy.<ref>"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).</ref>  
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Serves [[Arkansas, United States Genealogy|Arkansas]], [[Louisiana Genealogy|Louisiana]], [[Oklahoma, United States Genealogy|Oklahoma]], and [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]].<ref>"Services for Federal Agencies" in ''The National Archives at Fort Worth'' at http://www.archives.gov/southwest/agencies/ (accessed 23 December 2010).</ref> Includes [[United States Census|federal '''censuses''']] of all states, 1790-1930 (and indexes for 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920); '''military''' [[US Military Service Records|service records]], [[US Military Pension Records|pension]] and [[US Military Bounty Land Warrants|bounty land warrant]] applications; '''[[US Immigration Passenger Arrival Records|passenger arrivals]]'''; '''[[Dawes Commission Enrollment Records for Five U.S. Indian Tribes|Dawes Commision]]''' for the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Manuscripts, photos, maps received from federal district and bankruptcy '''[[United States Court Records|courts]]''' and '''85 federal agencies''' in four states. Subjects emphasized are regional and national history, '''westward expansion''' and '''Southwest settlement''', '''[[Indigenous Peoples of the United States Genealogy|Indigenous Peoples of the US]]''' (especially Cherokees, Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles), [[Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783|Revolutionary War]], American [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|Civil War]] and Recontruction, '''[[African American Slavery and Bondage|slavery]]''', Chinese exclusion, segregation, [[World War I United States Military Records, 1917 to 1918|World War I]], [[World War II United States Military Records, 1941 to 1945|World War II]], economic development, oil, U.S. space program, public administration, political science, law, ethnology, and U.S. diplomacy.<ref>"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).</ref>  
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/native-americans/ancestor-search.html Wantabes and Outalucks: Searching for Indian Ancestors in Federal Records] at Fort Worth. Finding a tribe, and record types described.  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/native-americans/ancestor-search.html Wantabes and Outalucks: Searching for Indian Ancestors in Federal Records] at Fort Worth. Finding a tribe, and record types described.  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/topics/regions/southwest.html (ARC) Search Hints for the Southwest Regional Archives]  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/topics/regions/southwest.html (ARC) Search Hints for the Southwest Regional Archives]  
*Loretto Dennis Szucs, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, ''The Archives: A Guide to the National Archives Field Branches'' (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1988), pg??????????????????????. ({{FHL|630522|item|disp=FHL Book 977 A3sz}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/17738169 WorldCat entry]. Describes each field branch collection, microfilms, services and activities. Each of 150 record groups of the archives is also described.
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*Loretto Dennis Szucs, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, ''The Archives: A Guide to the National Archives Field Branches'' (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1988), 22-24. ({{FHL|630522|item|disp=FHL Book 977 A3sz}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/17738169 WorldCat entry]. Describes each field branch collection, microfilms, services and activities. Each of 150 record groups of the archives is also described.
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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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.  
 
*[http://archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/researcher-info.html National Archives II], College Park, MD, Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.  
 
*[http://archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/researcher-info.html National Archives II], College Park, MD, Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.  
*Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, OK  
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/ Oklahoma Historical Society], Oklahoma City, OK, 1890 census, 1896 enrollment, 1901 land lottery,&nbsp; Dawes, obituary index, military deaths, county marriages,&nbsp;directories, county histories.
*University of North Texas Libraries, Denton, TX  
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*[http://www.library.unt.edu/ University of North Texas Libraries], Denton, TX, government documents, Texana.
 
*[http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/ George Bush Library], College Station, TX, papers of the administration.  
 
*[http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/ George Bush Library], College Station, TX, papers of the administration.  
 
*[http://www.georgewbushlibrary.gov/ George W. Bush Presidential Library], Lewisville, TX, papers of the administration.  
 
*[http://www.georgewbushlibrary.gov/ George W. Bush Presidential Library], Lewisville, TX, papers of the administration.  
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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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*[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.  
*[[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.
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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, and records pertaining to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. <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 archives, tax lists, obituary index, biographies, Sandborn maps, photos, newspapers, directories.
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*[https://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/tarrant-county-archives.html Tarrant County Archives] marriages, directories, Sandborn maps, newspapers, diaries, histories.  
*[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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*[https://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/county-clerk.html 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.  
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*[https://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/district-clerk.html 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.  
 
 
*[http://www.txnd.uscourts.gov/links/index.html U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas] case files.  
 
*[http://www.txnd.uscourts.gov/links/index.html U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas] case files.  
 
*[http://www.cartermuseum.org/library Amon Carter Museum] newspapers, and westward expansion collections.  
 
*[http://www.cartermuseum.org/library Amon Carter Museum] newspapers, and westward expansion collections.  
 
*[http://www.dallashistory.org/ Dallas Historical Society] 3 million documents, 10,000 books on TX history, 30,000 photos.  
 
*[http://www.dallashistory.org/ Dallas Historical Society] 3 million documents, 10,000 books on TX history, 30,000 photos.  
 
*[http://www.dallaspioneer.org/about_us/index.php Dallas County Pioneers Association] preserving history of early settlers.  
 
*[http://www.dallaspioneer.org/about_us/index.php Dallas County Pioneers Association] preserving history of early settlers.  
*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:'''''&nbsp; [[Collin County, Texas|Collin]], [[Dallas County, Texas|Dallas]], [[Denton County, Texas|Denton]], [[Ellis County, Texas|Ellis]], [[Hood County, Texas|Hood]], [[Johnson County, Texas|Johnson]], [[Parker County, Texas|Parker]], [[Wise County, Texas|Wise]].  
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:'''''&nbsp; [[Collin County, Texas Genealogy|Collin]], [[Dallas County, Texas Genealogy|Dallas]], [[Denton County, Texas Genealogy|Denton]], [[Ellis County, Texas Genealogy|Ellis]], [[Hood County, Texas Genealogy|Hood]], [[Johnson County, Texas Genealogy|Johnson]], [[Parker County, Texas Genealogy|Parker]], [[Wise County, Texas Genealogy|Wise]].
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/genfirst.html Texas State Library and Archives Commission], Austin, federal censuses, vital statistics indexes, military indexes, county tax rolls, city directories, newspapers, voter registration, convicts.
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*[http://www.cah.utexas.edu/index.php Briscoe Center for American History] (Univ. of Texas at Austin) rivals the State Library collection.
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*[[Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research|Clayton Library]], Houston, censuses, military, passenger lists, periodicals, family histories, maps, Texas and Houston records, veritcal files, British vital records index, German, Canadian 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.
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*[http://fortworthtexas.gov/library/ Fort Worth Public Library] newspapers, obituaries, biographies, histories and genealogies of the Southwest.<ref name="DB107">William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 107. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref> Focus is on Texas, the South, the Midwest, and the original thirteen states.  
 
*[http://www.bgct.org/texasbaptists/Page.aspx?pid=1134 Texas Baptist Historical Society], Dallas, histories of local congregations.  
 
*[http://www.bgct.org/texasbaptists/Page.aspx?pid=1134 Texas Baptist Historical Society], Dallas, histories of local congregations.  
 
*[http://smu.edu/libraries/ Southern Methodist University], Dallas, history, biography, newspapers, ethnic, and government.  
 
*[http://smu.edu/libraries/ Southern Methodist University], Dallas, history, biography, newspapers, ethnic, and government.  
 
*[http://www.hillcollege.edu/info/texasheritagemuseum/ Texas Heritage Museum, Hill College], Hillsboro, outstanding Civil War collection.  
 
*[http://www.hillcollege.edu/info/texasheritagemuseum/ Texas Heritage Museum, Hill College], Hillsboro, outstanding Civil War collection.  
*[[Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research|Clayton Library]], Houston, censuses, military, passenger lists, periodicals, family histories, maps, Texas and Houston records, veritcal files, British vital records index, German, Canadian records.
 
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/genfirst.html Texas State Library and Archives Commission], Austin, federal censuses, vital statistics indexes, military indexes, county tax rolls, city directories, newspapers, voter registration, convicts.
 
 
*[http://www.thc.state.tx.us/ Texas Historical Commission], Austin, 5,000 publications of which 3,000 are books, historical sites, cemeteries, oral history, heritage trails, city and county histories, military history and photos.  
 
*[http://www.thc.state.tx.us/ Texas Historical Commission], Austin, 5,000 publications of which 3,000 are books, historical sites, cemeteries, oral history, heritage trails, city and county histories, military history and photos.  
 
*[http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/reqproc/certified_copy.shtm Texas DSHS Vital Statistics], Austin, births, deaths, marriages, divorces.  
 
*[http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/reqproc/certified_copy.shtm Texas DSHS Vital Statistics], Austin, births, deaths, marriages, divorces.  
*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries|Arkansas]], [[Louisiana Archives and Libraries|Louisiana]], [[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|New Mexico]], [[Oklahoma Archives and Libraries|Oklahoma]], and [[Mexico Archives and Libraries#State_Archives|Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas]]:
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*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries|Arkansas]], [[Louisiana Archives and Libraries|Louisiana]], [[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|New Mexico]], [[Oklahoma Archives and Libraries|Oklahoma]], and [[Mexico Archives and Libraries#State_Archives|Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas]]  
 
*[http://www.ark-ives.com/ Arkansas History Commission and Archives] federal census, manuscripts, newspapers, state &amp; county records, land, photos, military, maps, books, church and synagogue records, cemeteries.  
 
*[http://www.ark-ives.com/ Arkansas History Commission and Archives] federal census, manuscripts, newspapers, state &amp; county records, land, photos, military, maps, books, church and synagogue records, cemeteries.  
 
*[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/53/Default.aspx Louisiana State Archives] Louisiana deaths 1911-1960, census indexes, histories, Confederate pensions, church records, family histories, Orleans Parish vital records and passenger arrivals.  
 
*[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/53/Default.aspx Louisiana State Archives] Louisiana deaths 1911-1960, census indexes, histories, Confederate pensions, church records, family histories, Orleans Parish vital records and passenger arrivals.  
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Latest revision as of 18:18, 3 September 2020

National Archives at Fort Worth
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Contact Information[edit | edit source]

E-mail:[1]  ftworth.archives@nara.gov

Address:

Textual Research
1400 John Burgess Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76140

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

Telephone: 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

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Collection Description[edit | edit source]

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, Indigenous Peoples of the US (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[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

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, and records pertaining to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Neighboring Collections

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. "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).
  5. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 107. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.