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Manuscripts at the Rockefeller Library

The manuscript holdings in the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library consist of approximately 160 major collections. They include documents from the 17th to the early 19th centuries. Major collections include most aspects of Tidewater Virginia culture and beyond, ranging from Patrick Henry's "Resolves" to the correspondence of local Williamsburg residents.

Finding aids for our manuscript collections are available through the Virginia Heritage Project.

Online access to portions of our manuscript collection is available in the following ways: