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Virginia Heritage Database

Virginia Heritage is a consolidated database of finding aids to manuscript and archival collections, provides information about historical materials that document Virginia history and culture from 1607 to the present.

Virginia Heritage includes guides to collections held by

  • Alexandria Library
  • College of William and Mary
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • George Mason University
  • Hollins University
  • James Madison University
  • Library of Virginia
  • Old Dominion University
  • Radford University
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Roanoke College
  • Roanoke Public Library
  • Thomas Balch Library
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Historical Society
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Union University
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Wytheville Community College


The contents of the Virginia Heritage database are made publicly available by the participating institutions for use in research, teaching, and private study. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print or download) materials from this website without prior permission, on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies. The guides and associated images are not, however, in the public domain. Copyright is held by the participating institutions.

By their use of these texts and images, users agree to follow these conditions of use:

  • These texts and any associated images may not be used for any commercial purpose without prior written permission from the originating institution.
  • These texts and any associated images may not be re-published in print or electronic form without prior written permission from the originating institution.
  • Users may not download these guides and/or associated images in order to mount them on their own servers for public use, or for use by a set of subscribers. Institutions may link to the guides, subject to our conditions of use.
  • Any permission given to reproduce these guides and/or associated images is non-exclusive and shall in no way restrict the originating institution's further use of the reproduced materials, including its right to allow further reproduction in commercial publications.




September 13, 2010


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