Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

Major Local Washington DC Institutions for Historical Research

Local Institutions for Historical Research on Washington DC History

Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/  — hours for all reading rooms

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Reading Room / Reference Center Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Geography & Map (LM B01) 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p Closed
Local History & Genealogy Reference Services (LJ 100) 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p
Main (LJ 100) 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p
Manuscript (LM 101) 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p
Newspaper & Current Periodical (LM 133) 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-9:30p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p
Prints & Photographs (LM 337) 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p 8:30a-5:00p Closed

National Archives I

http://www.archives.gov/

Research Center Hours

Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pull Times for Records:
Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

National Archives and Records Administration

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408

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National Archives II

https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/

Research Center Hours

Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pull Times for Records:
Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

National Archives at College Park
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001

Archives II is located on Adelphi Road near the University of Maryland’s College Park campus.

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Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives

https://www.facebook.com/Charles-Sumner-School-Museum-Archives-154676540978/info/?tab=overview
for hours click: https://www.facebook.com/Charles-Sumner-School-Museum-Archives-154676540978/info/?tab=overview
17th and M Sts, NW
Washington, DC

 DC Public Library – Washingtoniana

  • Monday-Thursday: 11 am-8 pm
  • Friday-Saturday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm

901 G Street NW Room 307

Washington, D.C. 20001

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 Historical Society of Washington DC

Researchers are welcomed at the Kiplinger Research Library by prior appointment

Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on selected Saturdays

801 K Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

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George Washington University Special Collections

http://library.gwu.edu/scrc
for hours click: http://library.gwu.edu/hours
2130 H Street NW; Washington, DC 20052
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D.C. Office of Public Records (D.C. Archives)

1300 Naylor Court NW; Washington, DC 20001

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