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Virginia Counties Collection, 1600-2000

Title
Virginia Counties Collection, 1600-2000
ID
Mss. 39.4 V82co
Extent
30.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

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Subjects
Accomack County (Va.)--History
Accounts
Agriculture--Virginia--History
Albemarle County (Va.)--History
Amelia County (Va.)--History
Amherst County (Va.)--History
Anti-slavery movements
Augusta County (Va.)--History
Bedford County (Va.)--History
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History
Botetourt County (Va.)--History
Brunswick County (Va.)--History
Buckingham County (Va.)--History
Campbell County (Va.)--History
Caroline County (Va.)--History
Charles City County (Va.)--History
Charlotte County (Va.)--History
Chesterfield County (Va.)--History
Church records and registers--Virginia
Clarke County (Va.)--History
College of William and Mary--History--18th century
Criss Cross House (New Kent County, Va.)
Culpeper County (Va.)--History
Cumberland County (Va.)--History
Deeds--Virginia
Dinwiddie County (Va.)--History
Dunmore County (Va.)--History--18th century
Education--Virginia--History
Elizabeth City County (Va.)--History
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History
Essex County (Va.)--History
Fairfax County (Va.)--History
Fauquier County (Va.)--History
Fayette County (W. Va.)--History
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History
Franklin County (Va.)--History
Frederick County (Va.)--History
General stores--Virginia
Gloucester County (Va.)--History
Goochland County (Va.)--History
Grain--Milling--Virginia
Greenbrier County (Va.)--History
Halifax County (Va.)--History
Hanover County (Va.)--History
Hardy County (W.Va.)--History
Harrison County (W. Va.)--History
Henrico County (Va.)--History
Indians of North America--Virginia
Isle of Wight County (Va.)--History
James City County (Va.)--History
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History
Jury Selection--Virginia
Justices of the peace--Virginia
King and Queen County (Va.)--History
King George County (Va.)--History
King William County (Va.)--History
Lancaster County (Va.)--History
Land grants--Virginia
Lawyers--Virginia--History
Lee County (Va.)--History
Legal documents
Loudoun County (Va.)--History
Louisa County (Va.)--History
Lunenburg County (Va.)--History
Madison County (Va.)--History
Marriage records
Mathews County (Va.)--History
Mecklenburg County (Va.)--History
Middlesex County (Va.)--History
Monongalia County (W. Va.)--History--19th century
Montgomery County (Va.)--History
Morgan County (W.Va.)--History--19th century
Nansemond County (Va.)--History
Nelson County (Va.)--History
New Kent County (Va.)--History
Nicholas County (W.Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Norfolk County (Va.)--History
Northampton County (Va.)--History
Northumberland County (Va.)--History
Ohio County (W. Va.)--History
Orange County (Va.)--History
Page County (Va.)--History
Parishes--Virginia
Patents--United States
Patrick County (Va.)--History
Pendleton County (W.Va.)--History
Pittsylvania County (Va.)--History
Postal service
Powhatan County (Va.)--History
Practice of law--Virginia
Presidents--United States--Election
Prince Edward County (Va.)--History
Prince George County (Va.)--History
Princess Anne County (Va.)--History
Prince William County (Va.)--History
Rappahannock County (Va.)--History
Real property--Virginia
Real property tax
Richmond County (Va.)--History
Rockbridge County (Va.)--History
Rockingham County (Va.)--History
Russell County (Va.)--History
Scott County (Va.)--History
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History
Sheriffs--Virginia
Slavery--Virginia--History
Southampton County (Va.)--History
Spotsylvania County (Va.)--History
Stafford County (Va.)--History
Surry County (Va.)--History
Sussex County (Va.)--History
Taxation--Virginia--History
Taxation--West Virginia--History
United States--History--War of 1812
Virginia--Governors
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Virginia--Militia
Virginia--Religious history
Virginia. General Court
Warwick County (Va.)--History
Washington County (Va.)--History
Weather--Virginia
West Augusta County (Va.)--History
Westmoreland County (Va.)--History
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs
Wills
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Wythe County (Va.)--History
York County (Va.)--History
Genres
Advertising cards
Bible records
Booklets
Broadsides
Catalogs
Circulars (fliers)
Correspondence
Daybooks
Deeds
Financial records
Ledgers (Accounting)
Letters (correspondence)
Manuscripts (document genre)
Marriage certificates
Minutes
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Petitions
Photographs
Plat books
Programs
Receipts (financial records)
Surveys (documents)
Tax records
Virginia--Maps
Voters' lists

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
Gifts and purchases, from the 1930's to the present.
Related Materials

Mss. 39.2 V82ci Virginia Cities Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Mss. 65 V82 Virginia Quitrents Collection, 1704-1705, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Search specific county names to access other collections that were generated by or generated in these counties, such as account books and family papers.

Preferred Citation
Virginia Counties Papers, [County Name], Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Finding Aid Revisions:
Rehousing and more detailed descriptions completed in September 2011 by Anne Johnson.   Accession numbers and descriptions remain the same.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
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