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The National Archives and Federal Records Center at Fort Worth

This facility offers archival as well as microfilm resources. They also have public access computers. Their historical records date from the early 1800s to the late 1900s, and include letters, photographs, maps, architectural drawings, and other documents received from over 100 Federal agencies and courts in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

The Federal Records Center in Fort Worth has a Research Room (requires originating agency approval), and provide records management assistance to Federal Government agencies. They provide storage for inactive records created or received by Federal agencies in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

1400 John Burgess Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76140
National Archives Phone: 817-551-2051
Federal Records Center Phone: 817-551-2000

LDS Family History Centers

These centers are volunteer agencies devoted to assisting individuals in tracing their family histories. Their major resource is the Family Search computer database, which is an extensive index to genealogical records housed at the main LDS archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. They also have various books and records on microfilm that local researchers have contributed. All genealogists are welcome to use the facilities. Please call to confirm hours of operation.

5001 Alta Mesa Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76133
(817) 292-8523

4401 East Loop 820 North
Hurst, Texas 76053
(817) 284-4472

3809 Curt Drive
Arlington, Texas 76016
(817) 446-7088

Last updated: Oct. 2, 2017