A RIHS Library Resource Sheet
Do You Need NARA?
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Northeast Regional Locations
Frederick C. Murphy Federal Center
Waltham, MA 02154
201 Varick St.
New York, NY 10014
10 Conte Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201
For a list of all US NARA office
Contact NARA if you are searching for:
• United States population census (non-RI), 1790-1930
• Naturalization records
records: Revolutionary War to present
US government records
Visit the Rhode Island Historical Society Library for:
• Rhode Island federal population census, 1790-1930
• Federal census
indexes for the 13 original colonies, 1790-1850
index (Soundex), 1790-1906
• Various military records and registers (published and manuscript), colonial wars to Civil War
• MANY more Rhode Island genealogical resources, including state census records, vital records,
town records, city directories, newspapers, and more.
You may also contact the reference staff directly at 401.273.8107 ext. 10
Hours: Weds & Fri 10am-5pm and Thurs Noon-8pm.
The Rhode Island Historical Society Library
121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906
T 401.273.8107 F 401.751.7930