Fort Worth Archives branch of National Archives U.S.

Fort Worth Archives

The Fort Worth Archives in Texas is another branch of the National Archives U.S. Yes it houses many records from the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Some of the records for genealogy research are: Federal population censuses for all States from 1790-1930 (including indexes for 1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920).
Military service Records, pension and bounty land warrant applications.
Passenger arrival records.
Dawes census cards and enrollment jackets for the Five Tribes of Oklahoma.

Also housed are original records for historical research. This archives houses holdings dating from 1806 to the 1980s', including textual documents, photographs, and maps.

Among the subjects covered are regional and national history from the early 1800s' with emphasis on the westward expansion to the Southwest and the settlement of Native Americans.
Clicking on the page below will take you to the National Archives website and from there enter archive name and click on search button. They have a pamphlet about the archives and other interesting information you might be interested in reading

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Note:  Washington, D.C... As part of ongoing budget adjustments, Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero announced the permanent closure of three National Archives facilities.  "The National Archives budget is devoted primarily to personnel and facilities, both of which are essential to our mission," the Archivist state.  "I recognize these cuts will be painful; however, we are committed to continuing to provide the best service tour customers and best working conditions for our staff nationwide.

The National Archives currently maintains two facilities in Fort Worth, a combined records center are archives at John Burgess Drive, and a smaller "storefront" facility at Montgomery Plaza.  The National Archives will permanently close the Montgomery Plaza facility in 2016.  All employees at the Montgomery Plaza location will move to John Burgess or telework locations. No original records are stored at Montgomery Plaza, and researchers will have continued access to archival records through the research room at John Burgess Drive.

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NOTE: If you plan to use only the self-service microfilm readers you do not need a researcher's ID card.

Street Address: National Archives Fort Worth
John Burgess Facility (Textual Information)
1400 John Burgess Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76140

PHone: 1-817-551-2051
Fax: 1-817-551-2034


Montgomery Plaza Facility (Microfilm Research
and Public Access Computers
Add: 2600 W. 7th Street Ste 162
Fort Worth, TX, 76107

Phone: 1-817-831-5620
Fax: 1-817-334-5621
Mailing Add: 1400 John Burgess Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76140

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