Archival Research Catalog (ARC)


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   Family Historians: The ARC Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians includes information about how ARC is different from online genealogy databases, tips for searching in ARC, and suggested keywords for topics related to family history.
   Teachers and Students: The ARC Guide for Educators and Students introduces educators and students to the National Archives' catalog (ARC), links to primary source documents for the classroom, and search tips for finding digital copies in the catalog.
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