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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
John Norton & Sons Papers : Addition 1, 1788 September 2 MS 2011.17
John Norton and Sons Papers, 1766-1798 MS 1936.3
John Page, Memorandum, 1775 MS 1942.5.3
John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg letter to George Weedon, 1781 July 29 MS 2012.12
John Richards Account Book, 1717-1729 MS 1981.7
John Robertson Account Book, 1781-1811 MS 1958.2
John S. Major Arithmetic Book, 1800-1803 MS 1992.2
John Smith Apprenticeship Indenture, 1799 August 3 MS 2014.7
John Sparling Letters, 1795-1799 MS 2012.2
John Tadlock bill of sale for a slave girl, 1795 August 1 MS 2009.6
John Tipton's Orders to George Prince, 1781 February 22 MS 1933.3
Jonathan Ela Account Book, 1776-1824 MS 2009.11
Jonathan Harris papers, 1776-1787 MS 2009.10
Joseph P. Grace, "Melody of Williamsburg" MS 1999.2
Joseph P. Webb Papers, 1873 MS 1989.9
Joseph Royle's Receipt to John Leeth, 1759 Oct 16 MS 1939.9
Julia Curtis, Surry County (Va.) Buildings, 1974-1975 MS 1991.2
Julia Finette Davis Research Files, ca. 1960 MS 1996.45 20C
Keepsake Album kept by Joyce Clopton [Wallace] of Williamsburg, ca 1856 MS 2000.16
L'Architecture ou L'Art de Bien Bastir MS 1981.13
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623 manuscript(s) found

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