The Center for Electronic Records of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration has updated the 'Title List: A Preliminary and Partial Listing of the Data Files in the National Archives and Records Administration.' The 'Title List' is up to date as of February 28, 1995, and now has entries for approximately 10,500 of the over 23,000 electronic records files in the custody of the National Archives.
The 'Title List' is available via the National Archives information server, CLIO. The general URL is http://www.nara.gov/ with information about the electronic records program and holdings in the Gopher server section (see below for the full path to reach the Title List, and for information about access via FTP).
New entries to the 'Title List' include:
The full 'Title List' file and/or 19 extract files are available electronically. There is one extract file for each executive branch department, presidential offices, independent establishments and government corporations, temporary committees, commissions and boards, and the legislative and judicial branches. Entries are arranged in each file numerically by National Archives Record Group and thereunder alphabetically by data file series title. The files are available on the National Archives Gopher/WWW server, CLIO. The URL is:
Alternatively, the Title List files are available on an FTP site. Anonymous FTP (password 'guest') to FTP.CU.NIH.GOV, directory NARA_ELECTRONIC. A READ.ME file on the FTP site provides further information about the 'Title List' and Title List extract files. Note that the full 'Title List' file has 18,469 lines and is approximately 1.5 megabytes in size.
Finally, the National Archives General Information Leaflet 37 (GIL37), "Information About Electronic Records in the National Archives for Prospective Researchers," has been updated and reissued. The text of GIL37 is available on both CLIO and the Center's FTP site. A copy of the printed brochure is also available. Please contact the Center's general electronic mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request a copy of the printed brochure, please include a mailing address.
THEODORE J. HULL
Center for Electronic Records
Return to H-DEMOG Home Page.
Social Sciences Online
Copyright © 1995-2007