Related Internet Links
Valley and Regional Resources for Historical Research
- Bridgewater College Special Collections, Bridgewater, VA
- Duke University Special Collections - Many materials from the central Shenandoah Valley are housed at Duke, although these are not fully noted online. The Guide to the cataloged collections in the Manuscript Dept. of the William R. Perkins Library [of Duke Univ.], published by Clio Books in 1980, has an excellent index and is still extremely useful for Valley research. It may be found in the Library's Reference section, F209.D87D84 1980.
- Eastern Mennonite University Historical Library, Harrisonburg, VA
- Massanutten Regional Library
- Museum of American Frontier Culture, Staunton, VA
- Rockingham: Supplement To An Annotated Bibliography of a Virginia County, by Gordon Miller.
- Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society, Dayton VA
- Valley of the Shadow - UVa professor's comparative research on two towns in the Civil War
- Virginia Historical Society
- Library of Virginia
- Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) Special Collections Home Page
- Virginia Heritage Project - a growing database of guides, or finding aids, describing archives and manuscripts in eleven major repositories in Virginia.
National and International Resources
- Library of Congress National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections - includes access to RLIN & OCLC data bases
- American Memory - a project by the Library of Congress to digitize historical documents in many subject areas
- National Archives and Records Administration - archives of the U.S. government
- Library of Congress Special Collections
- Columbia University List of Archives and Manuscript Collections - by institution name within the U.S.; by location outside it
- Repositories of Primary Sources (Univ. of Idaho) - by location
- Chadwyck Healey - indexes to over 117,000 collections from more than 5,400 U.S. manuscript repositories
- RootsWeb.com - geneaology