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The Rockefeller Library's Special Collections department owns more than 50,000 manuscript pages.

A number of manuscripts have been microfilmed and are available through interlibrary loan. Contact Special Collections for more information.


The form below searches most of the manuscripts in our collection. Additional items are added frequently. A portion of our manuscripts have been fully digitized and transcribed and are available in our Digital Library.

Search for manuscripts:

Title Number
Dr. Samuel Powell Byrd Papers, 1823-1859 MS 1939.4
Drawing of Carter's Grove, ca 1850 MS 1989.19.5
Drawing of the Apollo Room in the Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia M-1561
Dunmore Proclamations, 1771-1772 MS 1931.20
Dunmore's Speech to the General Assembly at Williamsburg, Va., 1775 June 1 MS 2000.39
Edmund Bagge Account Book, 1726-1733 MS 1941.9
Edward Armistead Semple's Bond to George C. Richardson, 1846 February 6 MS 2000.13
Edward Miles Riley Papers, Undated MS 2007.8
Edward Payson, Sermon, n.d. MS 2000.51
Edward Payson, Sermons, n.d. MS 2002.1
Edward Thorne Arithmetic Book, 1761 MS 1980.3.1
Eliza Selden Washington Family Papers, 1825-1877 MS 2004.19
Elizabeth Blagojevich Papers, 1939-1951 MS 1991.18
Elizabeth Cozens Pattern Book, ca. 1830 MS 1996.24
Elizabeth Fairfax Griffith letter to Margaret "Peggy" Davenport Coalter, n.d. MS 1951.3
Elizabeth G. Elliott Papers, 1755-1871 MS 1989.25
Elizabeth Jacquelin Ambler Papers, 1780-1832 MS 1954.5
Elizabeth Lee Diary, 1814 MS 1987.8
Elizabeth Russell Robinson Family Bible, 1770-1873 BS 185.1839.P48
Engravings of English Costume, 1759-1813 MS 1951.7 bound
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623 manuscript(s) found

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