John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library at Colonial Williamsburg

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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===

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John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library at Colonial Williamsburg

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail: [1] cwres@cwf.org Request reservations or get information

Address:[2]
Offices:

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library at Colonial Williamsburg
313 First Street
Williamsburg, VA

Mailing Address:

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
PO Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776

Telephone:[1] (757) 565-8542
Fax: (757) 565-8548

Hours and holidays:[2]

  • Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Special collections, except for the microfilm room, closes daily from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Directions, maps:[2]

Internet sites and databases:

  • Home. CW Digital Library, Online Resources, Special Collections, Catalog, Database search, History Topics, Collections, and Virginia Reference Sources.
  • The library has a searchable online catalog of its collection. Additionally, it hosts an online digital library which includes a collection of the Virginia Gazette starting in 1736 and a series of York County, Virginia probate records.
  • The library's website gives specific aids for genealogical research.

Collection Description

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Guides

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Alternate Repositories

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If you cannot visit or find a source at the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library at Colonial Williamsburg, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Contact Us at John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg] (accessed 29 October 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Visit the Library at John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library at Colonial Williamsburg] (accessed 29 October 2012)
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