Virginia Heritage is a consolidated database of more than 11,000 finding aids which provide information about the vast array of manuscripts and archival materials housed in historical societies, libraries, museums, colleges and universities across the Commonwealth. The continuous addition of new and updated finding aids makes this a great tool for discovering primary source materials documenting the history, culture, and people of Virginia.

Greetings from the Virginia Heritage Governance Team!
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website and database of finding aids! We have retooled both the front and back ends of the Virginia Heritage site. You should notice some improvements in functionality as well as overall ease of use. See our inaugural blog post for more details. Virginia Heritage was originally launched over thirteen years ago. We are still going strong with thirty members and over 11,000 finding aids!  – The Virginia Heritage Governance Team


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Happy Virginia Archives Month!
October is Archives Month. All across the country events will be held to celebrate archives and Virginia is no exception. Since 2002, archivists from around the Commonwealth have participated in this celebration by creating posters and holding specia...