Virtual
Collections

(Miller Center for Public Affairs, University of Virginia)
In-depth information on each president and administration.
(Colonial Williamsburg Foundations)
Includes manuscripts, research reports, Virginia Gazette issues (1736-1780) and 17th- and 18th-century York County estate inventories.
(Library of Virginia)
An index to the published volumes which includes full-text access to many entries. Users can search by name, time period, place of origin, residence, and occupation or view lists of biographies under the categories of: Women, African Americans, or Native Americans.
(Univ. of North Carolina)
Provides access to the Race and Slavery Petitions Project, North Carolina Slave Advertisements, and Slave Deeds of North Carolina. Includes content from Emory University's Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database.
A single point of access to millions of items - photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search the DPLA's collections by timeline, map, format, and topic; save items to customized lists; and share their lists with others.
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture. The texts, images, and other materials come primarily from the Southern collections in the libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
(Virginia Foundation for the Humanities in partnership with the Library of Virginia)
The first phase of Encyclopedia Virginia focuses on topics related to Virginia literature, Civil War history, and twentieth century history. Soon to follow will be content on subjects relating to folk life, pre-colonial history, and colonial history. To help contextualize these entries, the Encyclopedia offers users sound and video excerpts where it can, images and maps, links to articles on related topics, cross-referencing and search functions, and suggested readings for further research.
(Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Searchable full-text collection of more than 40,000 digitized genealogy and family history books. Also includes county and local histories, genealogy magazines, gazetteers, medieval histories, and pedigrees.
(UVA)
A digital collection of advertisements for runaway and captured slaves and servants in nineteenth and twentieth century Virginia newspapers. Building on the rich descriptions of individual slaves and servants in the ads, the project offers a personal, geographical and documentary context for the study of slavery in Virginia, from colonial times to the Civil War.
A concise reference outlining recommended protocol practices.
(Cornell University & University of Michigan)
Digitized 19th-century journals and monographs collection that documents American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
(UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management)
An archive of 14 million documents created by tobacco companies about their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, scientific research and political activities.
(Virginia State Law Library)
Biographical information and portraits (when available) for the justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia (1779-present) and the judges of the Court of Appeals of Virginia (1985-present).
(Library of Virginia)
Gateway to the Library of Virginia's digital collections. Includes digitized records & indexes, photograph collections, online exhibitions, web archives, and resources for educators and students.
(Library of Congress)
Selected online resources for research.
(College of William and Mary)
A compilation of material relating to the life of George Wythe, signer of the Declaration of Independence, chancellor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and first professor of law in America. Provides historical and bibliographic information for the George Wythe Collection, the Wolf Law Library's ongoing re-creation of Wythe's Library.