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Primary Sources: Virginia: General

Online Sources: General - Virginia

The Library of Virginia!

  • Selected collections can be accessed by residents of Virginia outside of the Library.
  • Register online with your valid Virginia driver's license or Virginia ID number (Registration is easy!)
  • Access materials not available through your CNU account.
  • Includes access (as of May 2019) to items such as: American Founding Era: Papers, Selected Presidential Papers collections, Biography & Genealogy Master Index, Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia, Proquest History Vault. Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915, Plantations Records. Parts 1 and 2, The American Civil War Research Database, Fold3 and many more!

Book Sources: General - Virginia

  • A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
  • Click the title for location and availability information.


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