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Pacific Riverside Archives branch of National Archives U.S.

Pacific Riverside Archives in California has been a Records Center for storing records from Federal agencies and courts in Arizona, Southern California, and Clark County Nevada.

Other records at this location are: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Guam, Pacific Trust Territory and American Samoa.

The records that can be used for genealogy and family history research that were located in Laguna, CA have moved to Riverside Archives in Riverside, CA.

The records for the use and benefit of Federal Agencies has moved to a new location in Laguna, CA.

Research tools for genealogy are: Census Records for entire U.S.

Naturalization Records for new American citizens

Ships passenger lists

Computers with internet access and more.

Research for Historical interest: Custoom House records about merchant ships and seamen.

Federal court proceedings in civil, criminal admiralty and habeas
corpus cases.

Check the archives for other documents.



Hours open: 9:00 A.M. thru 4:00 P.M. by appointment only.

Address: NARA,

23123 Cajalco Road, Perris, CA 92570.

Telephone: 1 (951) 956-2000

Check the above website page for directions and public transportation. Always check the website or make a phone call to see if there are any changes of any kind: dates of closing, hours changed etc.

NOTE: Click on riverside above and look at their quarterly newsletter, it lots of interesting information.

Also check on the Volunteer Opportunities:
1. Genealogy Staff Aides.
2. Archival Staff Aides.

There is an Intership Program, which is an unpaid internship.
look into these opportunities.

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