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HISTORY RESEARCH GUIDE: Researching Richmond

Includes library research materials (books, online research databases, websites, journals, and media) in studying history.

Electronic Reference Resources

Links to Local Libraries

UR / Richmond Resources

Rare Books & Special Collections Materials

Below are just a few selected items from the Galvin Rare Book room on the topic of Richmond and its history.

Hill's Richmond city directory. Publisher: Richmond : John Maddox
Years available:  (1852) (1855 - 56) (1870/71) (1876/77) (1881) (1883/84) (1893/94) (1911)

Confederate Engineers' maps

Richmond, Virginia, in old prints, 1737-1887

Richmond, Virginia, and the new South

Libby Life: Experiences of a Prisoner of War in Richmond, VA, 1863-64

Register of the Confederate Dead, interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA