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Online Sources: General - Virginia
The Library of Virginia!
- Selected databases can be accessed by residents of Virginia outside of the Library.
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- Access materials not available through your CNU account.
- Includes access (as of October 2021) to items such as: America's News: Historical and Current; American Civil War Research Database; Historic Map Works Library Edition; Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia (1700–1950); Nexis Uni; Proquest Historical Newspapers. Black Newspaper Collection and more.
Book Sources: General - Virginia
- A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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Call Number: Microfilm
Virginia Historical Index (a.k.a. Swem's Index) by
Call Number: F221 .S974
An index to items that contain primary source materials:
VA Magazine of history and Biography, 1893-1930;
William & Mary Quarterly, first series: 1892-1919 second series: 1921-1930; Tyler's Quarterly, 1919-1929; VA Historical Register & Literary Advertiser, 1848-1853; Lower Norfolk County Virginia Antiquary, 1895-1906; Hening's Statutes, 1619-1792
Calendar of Virginia State Papers, 1652-1869;
We the States
Call Number: JK311.V817 W3
An anthology of historic documents and commentaries thereon : expounding the state and federal relationship
A True Discourse of the Present State of Virginia by
Call Number: F229.H24 T8 1957
Reprinted from the London ed., 1615, with an introd. by A.L. Rowse
The discourse is followed by three letters: (1) From Sir Thomas Dale, dated Jamestown, June 18, 1614; (2) From Rev. Alexander Whitaker, dated Virginia, June 18, 1614; (3) From John Rolfe, giving his reasons for marrying Pocahontas.
"Know Virginia" by
Call Number: LD5674.5 .K73
: the University of Virginia news letter, 1925-1975 : a golden anniversary anthology
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