Provides biographical information for over 75,000 men and women born between 17, drawn from the digitized papers of the founding fathers and other documentary editions of the American Founding Era collection. Includes diaries, journals and narratives of explorers, emigrants, military men, Native Americans, and travelers.
There are also family histories, folklore, and accounts regarding the development of farming and mining communities.
These chronicles provide details regarding the social, political, economic, scientific, religious and agricultural characteristics of the communities in the vast region between Lexington, Kentucky and Winchester, Virginia, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Birmingham, Alabama.
Compatible e Book readers include the Barnes and Noble Nook and the Sony e Reader.For additional options, please see the full list of compatible devices.Users can access these resources while using the Library's Wi-Fi network (LVA-Guest).Many of them can also be accessed outside of the Library with the use of a Library of Virginia library card.Several Historic Virginia Government Records collections, such as the Governors' Letters Received, have been digitized and are available on Virginia Memory.
Maps are now served by appointment only by Manuscripts & Special Collections staff.
Allows users to determine the publication status of U. books, ebooks, audio books, video, and multimedia titles.
Users can also create lists of titles using various criteria such as awards won, format, audience category, review sources, and much more.
Personal papers include family correspondence, diaries, and wills.
The collection includes items from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida plantations. Allows users to generate lists of businesses by location and other variables such as business type, sales volume, number of employees, and year established.
A collection of over 16,000 general interest e Books (fiction and non-fiction) in PDF and EPUB formats. history-related texts, as well as Virginia-specific selections.