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DC Archives Project

The District of Columbia Archives holds historical and permanently valuable records of the DC Government such as birth and death records, wills, land records and marriage records. Historic records on file include the original wills of Alexander Graham Bell, Francis Scott Key, James Madison, Dolly Madison, Woodrow Wilson, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Frederick Douglass, and the birth certificate for Duke Ellington.

Location: 1300 Naylor Court, NW – Naylor Court is a U-shaped alley in the block bounded by 9th, 10th, N and O Streets, NW, just two blocks north of the Walter A. Washington Convention Center. Metro: Mt. Vernon Sq./Convention Center on the Green Line

Office Hours: Monday- Friday, 8:15 am-4:45 pm
Research Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm for land records research only, and by appointment.

Phone: (202) 671-1105

Fax: (202) 727-6076

Please email [email protected] to make an appointment. In your email, describe the specific research you propose to undertake. Researchers must be scheduled ahead of time.

 

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DC ARCHIVES - PROGRAMMING REPORT Program Summary
DC ARCHIVES - PROGRAMMING REPORT Detailed Space Requirements
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DC ARCHIVES - PROGRAMMING REPORT Preliminary Site Evaluation
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DC ARCHIVES - PROGRAMMING REPORT APPENDICES E-J