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U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Microfilm: Searching by Microfilm Publication Number

Purpose of this guide is to show how to search for NARA microfilm in our catalog and on the National Archives site.

Searching by Microfilm Publication Number

If you have a citation that gives a specific NARA microfilm publication number, like M2061 or T252, it is easy to find the film information on the NARA site.  On the Microfilm page type in the microfilm publication number with NO SPACES in either of the search boxes.

National Archive's Search & Browse NARA's Microfilm Catalog page

One record was found for this publication number

List of items from a NARA publication number search from the National Archive's Search & Browse NARA's Microfilm Catalog page

 

By clicking on the title, which is highlighted above, you will get detailed information including the number of rolls, the digital availability and the viewing locations.

Image of detailed information on a specific title/publication number from the National Archive's Search & Browse NARA's Microfilm Catalog page