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John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library

The John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library is dedicated to advancing knowledge of colonial British America, the American Revolution and the early United States. Through its specialized collections of books, manuscripts, images and databases, together with its fellowship program, the Library supports and encourages research in the political and economic life of the thirteen colonies and the new republic, African American studies, the decorative arts and material culture, archaeology, architectural history, and historical preservation.

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New Books
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Manuscripts Guide
Janice McCoy Memorial Youth Collection
CW Interpreter Index
CW Journal Index
Virginia Gazette
Virginia Cavalcade Index
Virginia Colonial Records Project
Virginia Heritage: Guides to Manuscript Collections in Virginia