West Virginia University LibraryEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Created page with '{| width="100%" cellspacing="5" cellpadding="3" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="border: 1px solid rgb(147, 139, 119); background-color: rgb(245, 241, 240); background-image:…')
 
m (removed category)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
{| width="100%" cellspacing="5" cellpadding="3" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="border: 1px solid rgb(147, 139, 119); background-color: rgb(245, 241, 240); background-image: none; background-repeat: repeat; background-attachment: scroll; background-position: 0% 50%; -moz-background-size: auto auto; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;"
+
{| width="100%" cellspacing="5" cellpadding="3" style="border: 1px solid rgb(147, 139, 119); background-color: rgb(245, 241, 240); background-image: none; background-repeat: repeat; background-attachment: scroll; background-position: 0% 50%; -moz-background-size: auto auto; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  
 
|  
Line 81: Line 81:
 
See also [[A Checklist of Compiled Sources & Where to Find Them]]<br>  
 
See also [[A Checklist of Compiled Sources & Where to Find Them]]<br>  
  
[[Category:West_Virginia_Repositories]] [[Category:West Virginia]]
+
[[Category:West_Virginia]]

Latest revision as of 15:37, 24 January 2013

West Virginia University Library
   

Contents



Contact Information

E-mail: 

Address:

Virginia Historical Society
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220

Telephone: 804-358-4901

Hours: Mon. to Sat. 10 a.m. to  5 p.m., closed federal holidays[1]

Public transportation, maps, and directions:

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Virginia Historical Society

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Virginia Historical Society Papers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Tips

Admission to the research library and museum is free.[1]

Guides

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the West Virginia University Library, 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

  • Library of Virginia, digital sources, databases, vital, military, newspapers, periodicals, tax, history, land records.
  • 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

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Visit the VHS," Virginia Historical Society, http://www.vahistorical.org/visit/location.htm, accessed 10 February 2012.

See also A Checklist of Compiled Sources & Where to Find Them


 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 24 January 2013, at 15:37.
  • This page has been accessed 1,125 times.