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:The Library of Virginia<br>800 East Broad Street<br>Richmond, VA 23219
 
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'''Fax:'''&nbsp;&nbsp; To order materials by mail or fax, please print and complete the applicable forms from the categories listed below, and return them to the Library of Virginia with payment. A fee of $25.00 is charged for all returned checks.
  
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The Library's regular hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Please check our News & Events or contact us for any changes to our regular hours due to holiday closings, special events, or inclement weather.
  
 
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*[http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F Online catalogue] <br>
 
*[http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F Online catalogue] <br>
  
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''Land Records''<br>  
 
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''Military Records''<br>  
 
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World War I<br>
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World War I<br>  
  
 
*World War I History Commission Questionnaires<br>
 
*World War I History Commission Questionnaires<br>
  
Civil War<br>
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Civil War<br>  
  
 
*Confederate Disability Applications and Receipts<br>  
 
*Confederate Disability Applications and Receipts<br>  
 
*Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows<br>  
 
*Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows<br>  
 
*Index to Confederate Veteran Magazine<br>  
 
*Index to Confederate Veteran Magazine<br>  
*Index to Virginia Confederate Rosters<br>
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*Index to Virginia Confederate Rosters<br>  
 
*Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldiers' Home Applications for Admission<br>
 
*Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldiers' Home Applications for Admission<br>
  
War of 1812<br>
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*Index to War of 1812 Pay Rolls and Muster Rolls<br>
 
*Index to War of 1812 Pay Rolls and Muster Rolls<br>
  
Revolutionary War<br>
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Revision as of 18:24, 29 October 2012

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Library of Virginia

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:  Contact Form
Address:

The Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219


Telephone: 804.692.3500
Fax:   To order materials by mail or fax, please print and complete the applicable forms from the categories listed below, and return them to the Library of Virginia with payment. A fee of $25.00 is charged for all returned checks.

Fax orders: 804-692-3556

Hours and holidays:
The Library's regular hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Please check our News & Events or contact us for any changes to our regular hours due to holiday closings, special events, or inclement weather.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

Digital collections include:

Land Records

  • Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants

Vital Records

  • Virginia Death Indexing
  • Henley Marriage/Obituary Index to Virginia Newspapers
  • Marriage Index for Richmond Enquirer/Richmond Visitor
  • Obituary Index for Richmond Enquirer/Richmond Visitor
  • Petersburg Public Library Newspaper Index

Probate Records

  • Index to Wills and Administrations

Church Records

  • Bristol Church and Family Cemeteries Index

Military Records

World War I

  • World War I History Commission Questionnaires

Civil War

  • Confederate Disability Applications and Receipts
  • Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows
  • Index to Confederate Veteran Magazine
  • Index to Virginia Confederate Rosters
  • Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldiers' Home Applications for Admission

War of 1812

  • Index to War of 1812 Pay Rolls and Muster Rolls

Revolutionary War

  • Culpeper County Classes, 1781
  • Dunmore's War (Virginia Payrolls/Public Service Claims, 1775)
  • Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants
  • Revolutionary War Land Office Military Certificates
  • Revolutionary War Public Service Claims
  • Revolutionary War Rejected Claims
  • Revolutionary War Virginia State Pensions

European Sources about Virginians

  • Virginia Colonial Records Project

Coats of Arms

  • Index to Sources on Family Coats of Arms

Biographies

  • S. Bassett French Biographical Sketches
  • WPA Life Histories Collection


Collection Description

Tips

Guides


Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Library of Virginia, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Similar Collections

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  • Allen County Public Library (Indiana) has a premier genealogical periodical collection, genealogies, local histories, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, American Indians, African Americans, Canadians.

Neighboring Collections

  • Virginia Historical Society, .
  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Library, Washington DC, Revolutionary War and colonial period, including family and local histories, cemetery transcriptions, Bible records, 15,000 genealogical membership applications.
  • Maryland State Archives, census, court, church, vital, military, probate, land, tax, immigration, naturalizations.

Sources

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