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These resources provide helpful links, articles, and information related to Virginia genealogy.  Filtering by category allows you to further refine your search to identify those resources added to the website in a specific time period.
 
Researchers provides a listing of VGS-society member genealogists available to conduct research for others.  VGS does not endorse any of these researchers, but provides the information as a member benefit.
 
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Virginia Business Records provides access to a searchable database of business records catalogued with potential value to the genealogical researcher.
 
The Virtual Virginia Institute for Genealogical Research (VIGR) provides genealogical educational material for the serious genealogist.
 
 
 
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Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Center currently houses over 20,000 genealogy books and items, over 10,000 genealogy family files including 995 genealogy files in the Pilson Collection, over 3000 local history files, over 1000 family photograph files, 131 personal computer genealogy collections and 300 different periodicals. Local company collections from DuPont, Tultex, Bassett-Walker, and Blue Ridge Hardware & Supply Co., are housed here. The collection of Mr. John B. Harris, African-American educator and historian, is also housed here. Mr. Richard Gravely is responsible for the "Bicentennial Collection", a collection of county records and loose papers found in the Henry County Courthouse, being housed here. The information in the Historical Center focuses on, but is by no means limited to the 5 immediate counties in Virginia: Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin, Pittsylvania; and 3 bordering counties in North Carolina: Rockingham, Surry, and Stokes.
Last Updated: 16 July 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives collects, preserves and exhibits materials that relate to Jewish history and culture – with particular emphasis on Richmond, Virginia – so that Jewish history and culture may be documented, interpreted and passed on to future generations.
Last Updated: 16 July 2020
The Heritage Center archives and preserves historical documents and photographs pertaining to the history and people from the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford in Virginia.
Last Updated: 16 July 2020
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Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Kegley Library is a special collection of local history and family history housed in the Wytheville Community College Library. It is the result of a personal library that was bequeathed to WCC by noted historian Frederick Bittle Kegley in 1968.
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Last Updated: 21 June 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
To search for available records in a particular county or city, use the place search box and enter "Virginia, " followed by the county or city name.
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Digitized genealogy and family histories from the archives of numerous family history libraries.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The mission of the Josephine School Community Museum is to create and manage a living museum dedicated to restoring our original 1882 school house and sharing the people, objects, and stories that form the continuing legacy of Clarke County's African American history and heritage.
Last Updated: 16 July 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Loudoun County’s Clerk of the Court Archives holds a wealth of information for researchers who may have had an ancestor live in the county. Indexes for many of the records found among the loose papers of the court are indexed and the records may be ordered from the clerk's office.
Last Updated: 21 June 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
NUCMC is a national-level program operated by the Library of Congress. It provides cataloging for archives and historical societies around the country. The program began in 1959. Volumes printed before 1985 are not included in the online database, but may be found on microfilm or in print at major repositories. To get the most out of this online resource, be sure to read the "Searching Manuscripts" section.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Newtown History Center offers museum exhibits and tours focusing on the people and events of Stephens City, Virginia’s long history. In addition to the exhibits located in the main museum, there also are interpretive displays in other buildings that discuss the town’s wagon making industry and an early twentieth century general store. It is also a repository of documents and photographs relating to the history of the town, its inhabitants and their families.
Last Updated: 16 July 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC) is a special collection devoted to genealogy and local history with a focus on Virginia and Prince William County. The American Revolution and the Civil War as they relate to Virginia are of special interest. RELIC houses a wide variety of materials related to its mission, including published and manuscript materials, indexes and research guides, photographs, maps, microforms, and computer (CD-ROM) databases.
Last Updated: 16 July 2020
Norfolk Public Library local history and genealogy special collection at Slover Library
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Stewart Bell Jr. Archives is a local history and genealogy center jointly operated by the Handley Regional Library and the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society. Their holdings include a variety of materials documenting the history of the Lower Shenandoah Valley from 1732 to the present, with an emphasis on the City of Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Heritage Museum has three websites: one focuses on the Heritage"Museum" with exhibits, programs, and other activities; the second "Research" features Historical information available for on-line research; the third "Collections" allows one to view the photograph collection, the document archives, and the museum objects.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 21 June 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 21 June 2020
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Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Material for this collection is provided by Virginia Beach Public Library. A collection of postcards, photographs, documents and other materials from the Virginia Beach/Princess Anne County digital archival collections is available at http://www.vbgov.com/localhistory Collection includes published abstracts of court, marriage, and Bible records, city directories, a few newspapers, and school yearbooks. More than 1,200 items in this collection.
Last Updated: 20 July 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Last Updated: 27 August 2020