Springfield Armory Museum - Advanced Archival Search

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Browse the Archives [Search Tips]
Use this option to leaf through the archival records, and become familiar with the collection. From the pull-down menus, choose an "index" or "sort order" to organize the data, and a letter of the alphabet to begin with. Then click the "Browse" button to view the records.

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Indexes Available For Browsing
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Search the Archives [Search Tips]
Use this option to search the archives for information in one or more specific fields, or in any field. Enter keywords in each field you want to search, then click the "Search" button. Phrases should be surrounded by quote marks. Use AND to narrow your search to records that match both keywords. Use OR to broaden your search to records that include one or the other of your keywords.

Category: [Examples: Photograph, Negative, "Blue Print"]
Title: [Examples: "Machine Gun", Gage, "Building #1"]
Dates: [Examples: 1953, "06 Mar 1953"]
Description: [Examples: "Box Contents", "S&W", "Contact Sheet"]
Any Field: [Text typed here will be searched in any indexed field in the database.]

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Get Prior Search Results Number
If you have a search results number to retrieve, enter the number below, and click the "Retrieve" button.   Each new search is assigned a results number, which you have the option to save and retrieve for a short period of time.


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