A genealogist's guide to Washington, DCs vast genealogical materials leading researchers through its various agencies, departments, and archives. Family historians are treated to an overview of the gathering process, and resources available through the National Archives and Records Administration, federal land records, the Library of Congress, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, military records, regional departments, ethnic and religious sources, private archives, academic institutions, and genealogical libraries. The guidebook was previously published under the title . An appendix supplies selected National Archives Order Forms. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.