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The John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library.

John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library

Resources for the Study of America's History

The John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library is dedicated to advancing knowledge of colonial British America, the American Revolution, the early United States, and the history of the Restoration of Colonial Williamsburg. Unique to the library is the body of research on the buildings, people, trades, and material culture of 18th-century Williamsburg.

Catalog search (books and manuscripts):

New books at the library

The Williamsburg Research Library Consortium

The Library is part of the Williamsburg Research Library Consortium, and we share access to a common library catalog. While each library shares the same core catalog, they maintain separate online presences and catalog interfaces.

Our member libraries are:

Library Catalog
Phone (757) 220-7249; (757) 565-8510
Email: [email protected]

Library Catalog
Phone (757) 221-3072
Email: [email protected]

Library Catalog
Phone (757) 221-3255

Library Catalog
Phone (804) 862-6226
Email: [email protected]