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Indexes to Digital Periodicals

Colonial Homes Index (PDF)

View an index (1976–1999) of selected articles from Colonial Homes about historical houses and sites, architecture, personages, events, and the decorative arts.

Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter Index (PDF)

View an index to the Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter (1980–2009), a publication of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Department of Interpretive Education. The Interpreter contains articles specific to Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area: 18th-century social customs, foodways, economy, religious experience, and political life.

Country Life Index of Architecture and Decorative Arts Topics

Search an online index (1978–present) of 18th-century architecture and decorative arts topics found in Country Life, the venerable British weekly. The topics may be of particular interest to the curators and historians of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Trades Index to Auction Catalogs

Search an online index (1983–1999) of drawings and paintings of 18th- and early 19th-century objects found in Sotheby's and Christie's catalogs. The objects may be of particular interest to Colonial Williamsburg's tradespeople.

Trend & Tradition Index

Search an online index (1978–present) of the colorfully illustrated Trend & Tradition (formerly the Colonial Williamsburg Journal). The publication features the culture, arts, and political heritage of Virginia's 18th-century colonial capital. Photocopies of articles can be requested through interlibrary loan.

Virginia Cavalcade Index

Search an online index (1951–2002) of Virginia Cavalcade, an illustrated magazine of Virginia history and culture from the age of exploration to the mid-20th century.

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