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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia Archives and Libraries|Virginia Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Library_of_Virginia|Library of Virginia]]'' <br>  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia Archives and Libraries|Virginia Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]'' <br>  
  
 
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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:The Library of Virginia<br>800 East Broad Street<br>Richmond, VA 23219
 
:The Library of Virginia<br>800 East Broad Street<br>Richmond, VA 23219
  
 
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<br> '''Telephone:''' 804.692.3500<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;  
'''Telephone:''' 804.692.3500<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<br>  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<br>  
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*[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/ Internet site]<br>  
 
*[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/ Internet site]<br>  
 
*[http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F Online catalogue] <br>
 
*[http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F Online catalogue] <br>
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Digital collections include:<br>
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''Land Records''<br>
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*Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants<br>
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''Vital Records''<br>
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*Virginia Death Indexing<br>
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*Henley Marriage/Obituary Index to Virginia Newspapers<br>
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*Marriage Index for ''Richmond Enquirer''/''Richmond Visitor''<br>
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*Obituary Index for ''Richmond Enquirer''/''Richmond Visitor''<br>
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*Petersburg Public Library Newspaper Index<br>
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''Probate Records''<br>
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*Index to Wills and Administrations<br>
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''Church Records''<br>
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*Bristol Church and Family Cemeteries Index<br>
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''Military Records''<br>
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*Confederate Disability Applications and Receipts<br>
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*Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows<br>
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*Index to Confederate Veteran Magazine<br>
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*Culpeper County Classes, 1781<br>
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*Dunmore's War (Virginia Payrolls/Public Service Claims, 1775)<br>
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*World War I History Commission Questionnaires<br>
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*Index to Virginia Confederate Rosters<br>
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*Index to War of 1812 Pay Rolls and Muster Rolls<br>
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*Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants<br>
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*Revolutionary War Land Office Military Certificates<br>
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*Revolutionary War Public Service Claims<br>
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*Revolutionary War Rejected Claims<br>
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*Revolutionary War Virginia State Pensions<br>
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*Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldiers' Home Applications for Admission<br>
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''European Sources about Virginians''<br>
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*Virginia Colonial Records Project<br>
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''Coats of Arms''<br>
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*Index to Sources on Family Coats of Arms<br>
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''Biographies''<br>
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*S. Bassett French Biographical Sketches<br>
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*WPA Life Histories Collection<br>
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
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Revision as of 18:40, 26 January 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:  

Hours and holidays:

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

  • Confederate Disability Applications and Receipts
  • Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows
  • Index to Confederate Veteran Magazine
  • Culpeper County Classes, 1781
  • Dunmore's War (Virginia Payrolls/Public Service Claims, 1775)
  • World War I History Commission Questionnaires
  • Index to Virginia Confederate Rosters
  • Index to War of 1812 Pay Rolls and Muster Rolls
  • Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants
  • Revolutionary War Land Office Military Certificates
  • Revolutionary War Public Service Claims
  • Revolutionary War Rejected Claims
  • Revolutionary War Virginia State Pensions
  • Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldiers' Home Applications for Admission

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

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Overlapping Collections

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Similar Collections



Neighboring Collections

Sources

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