Dates used are old style. Prior to 1752, when the calendar was changed, the year began on March 25 and ended March 24.

1585 August 17. Sir Walter Raleigh's first settlers reach Roanoke Island in 'Virginia.'

1591 Roanoke Island settlers having disappeared, the colony is abandoned.

1606 April 10. James I grants joint charter to two companies to colonize 'Virginia.'

1607 May 14. First permanent English settlement in the New World established at Jamestown.

1607 August. Colonists of Plymouth Company land at Kennebec (Maine) but make only temporary settlement.
December. Captain John Smith saved by Pocahontas.

1608 January 12. Arrival of 'First Supply.'

1609 May 23. London Company granted second charter.

1609-10 'Starving Time'; between September and June population drops from about 500 to 60.

1610 May 23. Sir Thomas Gates, first governor, arrives at Jamestown.
June 8. Colonists having abandoned Jamestown, return upon arrival of Thomas West, Lord Delaware, at Point Comfort.

1611 March 12. London Company granted third charter. (March 22, 1612, n.s.)

1612 John Rolfe introduces the cultivation of tobacco for export.

1613 John Rolfe marries Pocahontas at Jamestown.

1619 July 30. First representative legislature in America--House of Burgesses --meets in Jamestown.
August 30. First Negroes arrive at Jamestown.
First iron foundry in America established on Falling Creek.

1620 First shipload of 'maids' arrives to become wives of settlers.
December 11. Pilgrims, authorized to settle in southern Virginia, land at Plymouth, having been thrown off course.

1622 March 22. Indian Massacre wipes out about one third of colonists.

1624 June 16. London Company's charter revoked by King's Bench; Virginia becomes royal colony.
Doctrine of no taxation without representation is first asserted in Virginia by burgesses.

1628-29 Population about 3,000.

1629 October 30. Province of Carolina carved from Virginia by royal grant to Sir Robert Heath.

1632 Province of Maryland carved from Virginia by royal grant to Lord Baltimore.

1634 First eight counties formed.
February 12. Syms Free School endowed-first educational institution endowed and oldest free school in the United States.

1635 Population about 5,000.
Sir John Harvey 'thrust out' by council and burgesses, who make first assertion of colonists' right to order own government.

1644 April 18. Second Indian massacre kills about 300 colonists.

1649 Virginians assert their allegiance to Charles II.

1650 Population about 20,000, including 5,000 indentured whites, 300 Negroes.
Southwest Virginia explored by Abraham Wood and Edmund Bland.
October. First navigation act passed by Parliament, banishing Dutch vessels from Virginia.

1651 March 12. Virginia capitulates to the Commonwealth. (March 22, 1652, n.s.).

1652-60 Only period of almost complete self-government in Colonial Virginia.

1652 May 5. Burgesses declare that 'the right of election of all officers of the Colony appertain to the Burgesses.'

1659 March 13. Burgesses declare the 'Supreme power of the government' in Virginia rests in them; Berkeley elected governor.

1660 July 31. Charles II reappoints Berkeley as royal governor.

1670 Population about 40,000, including 6,000 indentured whites, 2,000 Negro slaves.

1673 Northern Neck of Virginia, granted to Lord Hopton and associates in 1649 by Charles II, actually becomes a proprietary when Lord Culpeper assumes control. Proprietary rights to all Virginia are bestowed upon Lord Arlington and Lord Culpeper.

1675 Susquehannock Indian War.

1676 Bacon's Rebellion.

1680 An act for the establishment of one town for each county passed by general assembly; Charles II suspends its operation.

1682 Tobacco Riots.

1691 General assembly re-enacts law providing for towns, but suspends operation of the act in 1693.

1693 February 8. The College of William and Mary, second institution of higher learning in America, founded at Middle Plantation (Williamsburg).

1699 Seat of government moved to Middle Plantation.
Act for religious tolerance passed.
First group of Huguenots reach Virginia.

1700 Population about 70,000, including 5,000 to 6,000 Negroes.

1705 Basis of independence from counties of Virginia's future cities laid by general assembly.

1716 First theater in United States built in Williamsburg.

1722 Williamsburg, capital of the colony, becomes first incorporated municipality in Virginia.

1730 Population 114,000, including 30,000 Negroes.

1736 August 6. First newspaper in Virginia founded at Williamsburg.

1749 In transmontane Virginia 500,000 acres granted to Ohio Company and 800,000 to Loyal Company; Christopher Gist explores Ohio tract to falls of Ohio River (present Louisville).

1754 George Washington with Virginia troops advances against the French in the Ohio Valley, precipitating French and Indian War.

1755 July 9. Upon fatal wounding of General Edward Braddock, Washington rallies British regulars and Colonials near Fort Duquesne.

1755-56 Population 294,000, including 120,000 Negroes.

1758 November 25. Fort Duquesne occupied.

1759 General assembly creates standing committee of correspondence to exchange information with colony's agent in London.

1763 December 1. Patrick Henry flouts British rule in the Parsons' Cause.
French and Indian War ends; transmontane region ceded to British.
Royal proclamation forbids further grants west of Alleghenies.

1765 May 29. Patrick Henry, protesting the Stamp Act, delivers in house of burgesses 'Caesar-Brutus' speech.

1766 February 27. One hundred and fifteen patriots sign Leedstown Resolutions embodying principles later incorporated in Declaration of Independence.

1769 First 'lunatic asylum' in America established at Williamsburg.

1773 March 14. Burgesses develop intercolonial committee of correspondence, which includes four members of old committee.

1774 May 27. Burgesses meet in Raleigh Tavern, call convention, and propose congress of the Colonies.
June 1. Virginia observes Fast Day in protest of Boston Port Bill.
August 1. First Virginia Convention meets, chooses delegates to Continental Congress.
September 5. Peyton Randolph of Virginia elected president of First Continental Congress.
October 10. General Andrew Lewis defeats Shawnee at Point Pleasant (now West Virginia).

1775 March 23. Patrick Henry delivers 'liberty or death' speech in Second Virginia Convention in Richmond.
June 15. Washington chosen commander in chief of Continental Army.
October 24. First bloodshed of Revolution in Virginia at Hampton.

1776 May 6-June 29. Fifth Virginia Convention meets in Williamsburg, declares Virginia independent State, instructs Virginia's delegates to Continental Congress to propose independence; adopts George Mason's declaration of rights and first constitution of a free and independent state, and elects Patrick Henry first governor of Commonwealth.
June 7. Richard Henry Lee offers in Continental Congress resolutions for independence, foreign alliances, and a form of confederacy.
July 2. Lee's resolutions adopted by Congress.
July 4. Declaration of Independence, phrased by Thomas Jefferson, adopted by Congress.
December 5. Phi Beta Kappa Society, first intercollegiate fraternity in United States, founded at Williamsburg.
Kentucky established as a county of Virginia.

1778 July 9. Virginia ratifies Articles of Confederation.

1779 February 25. George Rogers Clark with Virginia troops takes Vincennes.
May 9. First formal invasion of Virginia by British who came by sea.
June 15. Act passed authorizing removal of capital to Richmond.
First law school in America established at College of William and Mary, which that year became first American university.

1780 April 30. Governor Jefferson moves executive office to Richmond.
December 30. Benedict Arnold with 27 ships arrives in James River.

1781 April 29. La Fayette reaches Richmond.
May 20. Cornwallis reaches Petersburg, taking command of combined British forces.
May 24. La Fayette begins retreat before Cornwallis.
June 4. Warned by Jack Jouette, Jefferson and Virginia Legislature escape Colonel Tarleton, who arrives in Charlottesville.
October 19. Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown.

1782 Population 567,114, including 270,262 Negro slaves.

1784 March 1. Virginia cedes Northwest Territory to United States.
February 5. Alexandria Gazette, State's first daily newspaper, founded.

1785 Virginia Statute for Religious Liberty passes legislature.
March 28. Mt. Vernon Conference, called by Virginia Legislature, results in movement toward Constitutional Convention.

1786 September 11. Annapolis Convention meets at invitation of Virginia Legislature--second step toward Constitutional Convention.

1787 May 25. George Washington elected president of Constitutional Convention, meeting at Philadelphia.
May 29. Governor Edmund Randolph submits to Convention Madison's Virginia Plan-basis of deliberations.

1788 June 26. Virginia ratifies Federal Constitution, 89 to 79.

1789 April 30. George Washington inaugurated first President of United States.
December 3. Virginia cedes to United States part of area for seat of government.

1790 Population 747,610, including 305,493 Negroes of whom about 12,000 are free.
Virginia Legislature remonstrates against Assumption Bill-first remonstrance of a state against a Federal act.

1791 December 15. America's Bill of Rights added to the Constitution when nine amendments offered by James Madison and tenth by Richard Henry Lee are ratified.

1798 December 21. Legislature adopts 'Virginia Resolutions,' protesting Alien and Sedition laws.

1799 First ship constructed by the Federal Government-the Chesapeake-is built at the Gosport Navy Yard.

1800 Population 880,200, including 345,896 slaves and 20,124 free Negroes.

1801 March 4. Thomas Jefferson inaugurated President.

1803 February 23. Chief justice John Marshall of Virginia hands down opinion asserting U.S. Supreme Court's right of Judicial review.
April 30. James Monroe, Jefferson's emissary, concludes treaty with France for Purchase of Louisiana Territory.

1804 May 14. Lewis and Clark, commissioned by Jefferson, begin exploration of Louisiana Territory.

1807 May 22. Trial of Aaron Burr begins in Richmond.
June 22. British frigate Leopard attacks Chesapeake off Virginia capes.
December 22. Congress passes Jefferson's Embargo Act.

1809 March 4. James Madison inaugurated President.

1810 Population 974,600, including 392,510 slaves and 30,573 free Negroes.

1812 June 18. President Madison signs Congressional act declaring war upon England.

1813 British fleet ravages areas contiguous to Virginia waters.

1814 August 24. President and Mrs. Madison flee to Virginia before British entering Washington.

1816 August 19-23. Western Virginians, meeting at Staunton, demand new State constitution equalizing representation.

1817 March 4. James Monroe inaugurated President.

1819 January 25. University of Virginia established.
February 22. President Monroe's envoys conclude treaty with Spain for acquisition of Floridas.

1820 Population 1,065,366, including 425,153 slaves and 36,889 free Negroes.

1823 April 24. Stephen F. Austin of Virginia obtains grant of land in Texas from Mexico for colonization.
December 2. President Monroe promulgates the 'Monroe Doctrine.'

1825 January 11. President Monroe's signature concludes treaty with Russia establishing Northwest boundary.
March 4. End of 'Virginia Dynasty.'

1829 February 21. Legislature condemns 'Tariff of Abominations' as unconstitutional.

1830 Population 1,211,405, including 469,757 slaves and 47,348 free Negroes.

1831 August 21. Nat Turner's slave insurrection.

1832 Bill to abolish slavery in Virginia lost in house of delegates by vote of 67 to 60.

1835 Edgar Allan Poe becomes editor of Southern Literary Messenger, in which his first short stories have already appeared.

1836 October 22. Sam Houston of Virginia elected first President of Republic of Texas.

1840 Population 1,239,797, including 449,087 slaves and 49,852 free Negroes.

1841 March 4. William Henry Harrison of Virginia inaugurated President.
April 4. John Tyler of Virginia inaugurated President.

1842 January 24. Thomas Walker Gilmer of Virginia moves that Congress censure John Quincy Adams for presenting petition from abolitionists for peaceful dissolution of Union.

1845 March 1. President Tyler signs bill annexing Texas.

1846 May 1. Southern Methodists, meeting in Petersburg, organize Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

1847 September 13. General Winfield Scott of Virginia takes Mexico City.

1849 March 4. Zachary Taylor of Virginia inaugurated President.

1850 Population 1,421,661, including 472,528 slaves and 54,333 free Negroes.

1851 October 23-25. New constitution, providing liberal white male franchise, ratified by big majority.

1859 October 16. John Brown and band seize U.S. Arsenal at Harpers Ferry, are later suppressed by troops under Colonel R.E.Lee.
December 2. John Brown hanged.

1860 Population 1,596,318, including 490,865 slaves and 58,042 free Negroes.

1861 February 4. 'Peace Conference,' called by Virginia Legislature, meets in Washington, attended by representatives of 21 states.
February 13. State Convention (Secession Convention) meets, but refuses to consider secession until peace overtures are exhausted.
April 17. State Convention votes for secession 88 to 55.
April 25. Virginia joins the Confederate States.
May 21. Richmond chosen capital of Confederacy.
July 21. First Battle of Manassas.

1862 March 9. Battle between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads.
March 23. Battle of Kernstown (beginning of Jackson's Valley Campaign).
June 26. Seven Days' Battles around Richmond begin.
August 29-30. Second Battle of Manassas.
December 13. Battle of Fredericksburg.

1863 May 2-3. Battle of Chancellorsville; Jackson mortally wounded.
June 20. Virginia divided; West Virginia admitted as a State.

1864 May 5-6. Battle of Wilderness.
May 8-18. Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse.
June 3. Second Battle of Cold Harbor.
June 15-18. Battle of Petersburg; siege begins.

1865 April 2-3. Richmond and Petersburg evacuated by Confederates.
April 9. Lee surrenders at Appomattox.
May 22. Jefferson Davis imprisoned at Fort Monroe.

1867 March 2. Virginia designated as Military District No.1 under Reconstruction Act.
May 13. Jefferson Davis, arraigned in Richmond and indicted for treason, is admitted to bail.

1869 July 6. New State constitution ratified.
October 8. Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to Constitution ratified.

1870 Population 1,225,163, including 512,841 Negroes.
January 26. Virginia readmitted to Union.

1880 Population 1,512,565, including 631,616 Negroes.

1889 April 24. Simpson dry dock, largest in world, opened at Newport News.

1890 Population 1,655,080, including 635,438 Negroes.

1894 March. Legislative Act provides for secret balloting.

1900 Population 1,854,184, including 660,722 Negroes.
May 12. Legislature passes 'Jim Crow' law.

1902 July 10. New State constitution, effective by proclamation, improving public education and governmental efficiency and virtually eliminating Negro vote through poll tax and 'understanding clause.'

1907 April 26. Jamestown Exposition opens to commemorate 300th anniversary of first landing of English settlers at Cape Henry.
December 16. Atlantic Fleet, commanded by Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans of Virginia, leaves Hampton Roads for World Cruise.

1908 Staunton, Virginia, is first city to adopt city manager form of government.

1910 Population 2,061,612, including 671,096 Negroes.

1913 March 4. Woodrow Wilson of Virginia inaugurated President.

1914 November 18. Wilson signs Federal Reserve Bank Act, fathered by Congressman Carter Glass of Virginia.

1915 June 14. U.S. Supreme Court decision places upon West Virginia obligation to share Virginia's ante-bellum State debt.

1917 April 6. President Wilson signs Congressional Act declaring war upon Germany.
Hampton Roads becomes great naval and military base.

1918 The College of William and Mary admits women.
The budget system, sponsored by Governor Westmoreland Davis, is adopted.

1920 Population 2,309,187, including 690,017 Negroes.
Women admitted to graduate and professional schools of University of Virginia.
November 2. Virginia women vote, though Virginia had voted against ratification of Nineteenth Amendment.

1922 February 27. State Board of Public Welfare evolves from State Board of Charities and Corrections.
March 24. State Highway Commission created.
March 27. Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court established.

1924 March 20. Act provides for sterilization of persons committed to State institutions.

1927 April 27. Act for reorganization of State government, sponsored by Governor Harry Flood Byrd, passes general assembly.

1930 Population 2,421,851, including 650,165 Negroes.
March 17. Legislative act exempts new manufactories from taxation for five years under specified conditions.

1936 December 18. Act approved, in conformity with Federal Social Security Act, creating Unemployment Compensation Commission.

1938 March 31. Public assistance Act revised and approved, in conformity with Federal Social Security Act, to render old age assistance, aid to dependent children, aid to the blind, and for general relief.


Current information is readily available in the tourist guides issued by the Virginia Conservation Commission; commercial, industrial, and tourist publications, issued by the State Chamber of Commerce and chambers of commerce of cities; booklets of the Department of Agriculture and Immigration of Virginia; and information and maps issued by the Virginia Department of Highways. The industrial and agricultural surveys, issued by the Engineering Extension Division and Agricultural Extension Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the economic and social surveys in the University of Virginia Record Extension Series are published separately for each county, with about half of the counties covered.


American Automobile Association. Southeastern Tour Book.
Washington,D.C.,1939.408p.,illus.,maps. See pp.181-224. Issued annually.

Latimer, James C.,ed. Virginia newspaper directory and market information.
Bristol,Va., by the author, 4th annual ed.,1939. 60p. Begun as an annual in 1936.


Alvord, Clarence Walworth, and Lee Bidgood. Travels in Virginia.
The first explorations of the trans-Allegheny region by the Virginians, 1650-74. Cleveland, Arthur H. Clark Co.,1912. 275p.,maps.

Anburey, Thomas. Travels through the Interior Parts of America; in a series of letters, by an officer.
London, W.Lane, 1791. 2 vols.,maps. First pub. 1789. The letters begin at Cork in 1776 and end at Falmouth in 1781.

Burnaby, Rev.Andrew. Travels through the Middle Settlements in North America,in the Years 1759 and 1760, with Observations upon the State of the Colonies.
2nd ed. London, T.Payne,1775.198p.

Chastellux, (Francois-Jean) Marquis de. Travels in North America, in the Years 1780-81-82.
Tr. from the French by an English gentleman, who resided in America at that period. Copied from Grieve's 1787 translation, with notes and corrections by the American editor. New York, White,Gallaher,& White,1827. 416p. Reprinted in New York, no publisher given, in 1828. Pub. Paris 1786, Dublin and London 1787.

Davis, John. Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America during 1798,1799,1800,1801,and 1802.
New York, H.Holt & Co.,1909. 429p. First ed. London, 1803. 2 vols., edited by John Vance Cheney for the Bibliographical Society, Boston,1910.

Hale, Mrs. Louise C. We Discover the Old Dominion.
New York, Dodd,Mead,& Co.,1916. 374p.,sketches. An account of travel; personal incidents and bits of history.

Jefferson, Thomas. Notes on the State of Virginia.
A new edition, printed from Jefferson's own copy of the London edition, with his last additions and corrections in manuscript and four maps of caves, mounds, fortifications, etc. Translations of all Jefferson's notes in foreign languages by Prof.Schele de Vere. Richmond,1853. 275p. First pub. in Paris in 1784, in London, 1787; Philadelphia, 1788; and subsequently in many editions.

Kern, M.Ethel Kelley. The Trail of the Three Notched Road.
Rev.ed. Richmond, The William Byrd Press,Inc., 1929. 334p.,illus.,maps,bibl. An account of the old road from Richmond to Staunton.

Travels through the United States of North America . . . in the years 1795-1796, and 1797.
Trans. by H.Neuman . . . London, R.Phillips, 2nd ed.,1800. 4 vol., maps.

Lederer, John. The Discoveries of John Lederer, in Three Several Marches from Virginia, to the West of Carolina, and Other Parts of the Continent; begun in March 1669, and ended in September 1670.
Collected and translated out of Latin from his discourse and writings by Sir William Talbot, London,1672. Reprinted for G.P.Humphrey, Rochester,N.Y.,1902.30p.

Moorman, John J. The Virginia Springs: Comprising an Account of All the Principal Mineral Springs of Virginia . . .
2d ed.,enl. Richmond, J.W. Randolph,1857. 319p.,maps,plates. With appendix describing the natural curiosities of Virginia.

Morrison, Alfred J.,ed. Travels in Virginia in Revolutionary Times.
Lynchburg, J.P.Bell Co.,Inc.,1922. 138p.

Rothery, Agnes E. New Roads in Old Virginia.
Rev.ed. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.1937. 186p.,illus. First pub.1920.

Smyth, J.F.D. Tour in the United States of America; Containing an Account of the Present Situation of That Country . . . with a Description of the Indian Nations . . .
London, G.Robinson,1784. 2 vols. Smyth, traveling in Virginia during latter part of the Revolution, is at times bitterly critical.

Speed, Thomas. The Wilderness Road.
Louisville,Ky., Jno.P.Morton & Co.1886. 75p.,map. A description of the routes to Kentucky used by pioneers.

Verrill, A.Hyatt. Romantic and Historic Virginia.
New York, Dodd,Mead & Co.,1935. 242p.illus.,map.


Bailey, Harold H. The Birds of Virginia.
Lynchburg, J.P.Bell Co.,1913. 362p.,colored plates, half-tones. Treats of 185 species and subspecies that breed within the State, but lacks descriptive identifications and all half-tones are of nests and the young.

Bushnell, David I. Jr. The Five Manocan Towns in Virginia, 1607.
Washington, Govt.Print.Off.,1930. 38p.,illus.,maps. (Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, vol. 82, no. 12.)

______Native Villages and Village Sites East of the Mississippi.
Washington, Govt.Print.Off.,1919. 111p. (Smithsonian Inst.Bureau of Am.Ethnology. Bulletin 69.)

______The Manahoac Tribes in Virginia, 1608.
Washington, Govt. Print.Off.,1935. 56p.,plates. (Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, vol.94, no.8.)

______Research in Virginia from Tidewater to the Alleghanies.
Lancaster,Pa., New Era Printing Co., 1908, PP. 531-48. (Repr. from American Anthropologist.) Historical sketch of Indians from 1716 to 1763.

______Tribal Migrations East of the Mississippi.
Washington, Govt.Print.Off.,1934. 9p.,4 maps. (Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, vol.89, no. 12.)

Fowke, Gerard. Archeologic Investigations in James and Potomac Valleys.
Washington, Govt.Print.Off.,1894. 80p. (Smithsonian Inst.Bureau of Am.Ethnology. Bulletin 23.)

Holmes, William Henry. 'Stone Implements of the Potomac-Chesapeake Tidewater Province.'
(In Fifteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology . . . 1893-94. Washington, Govt.Print.Off.1897. pp.3-152.)

______'Aboriginal Pottery of the Eastern United States.'
(In Twentieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology . . . 1898-99. Washington, Govt. Print.Off .,1903. pp.1-237,plates.)

______'Aboriginal Shell-Heaps of the Middle Atlantic Tidewater Region.'
American Anthropologist. 1907. vol.9, pp.113-28.

Mooney, James. The Siouan Tribes of the East.
Washington, Govt.Print.Off., 1894. 101p. (Smithsonian Inst.Bureau of Am.Ethnology. Bulletin 22.)

Speck, Frank G. Chapters on the Ethnology of the Powhalan Tribes of Virginia.
New York, Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, 1928. 455p.

Tooker, William Wallace. The Algonquian Names of the Siouan Tribes of Virginia.
New York, F.P.Harper, 1901. 83p. (Repr. from American Anthropologist.)

Virginia Conservation Commission. Common Forest Trees of Virginia.
Charlottesville,1936. 64p. (Virginia Forest Service Publication No.26, in cooperation with Forest Service of U.S. Dept.of Agriculture.)


Cappon, Lester Jesse. Bibliography of Virginia History since 1865.
University, Virginia, Institute for Research in the Social Sciences,1930. 900p. A classifled list, with critical notes, of all published matter touching on the period since 1865, including locations of known copies.


Adams, James Truslow. America's Tragedy.
New York, London, Charles Scribner's Sons,1934. 415p.,illus.,maps.

______The Epic of America.
Boston, Little,Brown & Co.,1932. 433p.,illus.

Andrews, Matthew Page. Virginia, the Old Dominion.
Garden City,N.Y., Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1937. 664p.,illus.,maps,bibl.

Bruce, Philip Alexander,et al. History of Virginia.
I. Colonial Period, by Philip Alexander Bruce; II. Federal Period, by Lyon Gardiner Tyler; III. Virginia since 1861, by Richard L. Morton; IV-VI, Biography, by special staff. Chicago and New York, American Historical Society, 1924. 6 vols.

Fiske, John. Old Virginia and Her Neighbors.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifilin Co.,1900. 2 vols.,illus. First pub. 1897.

Robinson, Morgan Poitiaux. Virginia counties; those resulting from Virginia legislation.
Richmond, Virginia State Library bulletin, Davis Bottom, Supt. Of Public Printing, 1916. 283p. A study on the derivation of counties.

Squires, W.H.T. Through Centuries Three; a Short History of the People of Virginia.
Portsmouth,Va., Printcraft Press,Inc.1929. 605p.,illus.,map.

Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 1919 to date.
Ed. By L.G.Tyler and later by Mrs.L.G.Tyler. Richmond, Whittet & Shepperson, 1910-39. Vols.1-20.

Virginia Historical Index, compiled by E.G.Swem.
Roanoke,Va., sponsored by a group of 16 . . . 1934-36, 2 vols. A complete index of the Calendar of State Papers, vols. I-II; Henings Statutes, vols. I-13; Lower Norfolk County Antiquary, vols.I-5; Virginia Historical Register, vols.I-6; Tyler's Quarterly, vols.I-10; Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vols. I-38 , William and Mary Quarterly, 1st series vols.I-27, 2nd series vols.I-10.

Virginia Historical Register (a quarterly).
Ed. by William Marwell. Richmond, for the Proprietor, 1848-53. Vols. 1-6.

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 1893 to date.
Ed. Successively by P.A.Bruce, W.G.Stanard, and R.A.Lancaster,Jr. Richmond, pub.quarterly by the Virginia Historical Society, 1893-1939. Vols.1-47.

William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine.
Ed. by L.G.Tyler, 1892-1919; J.A.C.Chandler, E.G.Swem,1921 to date. Pub. by William and Mary College at Williamsburg,Va.
First Series, July 1892-April 1919. Vols. 1-27. (Vols. 4-27 Richmond.)
Second Series, January 1921-38. Vols. 1-18.

Early Period

Abernathy, Thomas Perkins. Western Lands and the American Revolution.
New York, D.Appleton-Century Co.,1937. 413p.,maps. (University of Virginia for Research in the Social Sciences.)

Ambler, Charles Henry. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776 to 1861.
Chicago, Univ.of Chicago Press,1910. 366p.,maps.

Andrews, Charles M.,ed. Narratives of the Insurrections, 1675-1690.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915. 414p.

Andrews, Charles M. The Colonial Period of American History.
New Haven and London, Yale Univ.Press, Oxford Univ.Press,1934. 256p. (Pub. on the Louis Stern Memorial Fund.)

Ballagh, James Curtis. White Servitude in the Colony of Virginia.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press,1895. 99p.,refer. (Johns Hopkins University Studies.) A study of the system of indentured labor in the American colonies.

Bayne, Howard R. A Rebellion in the Colony of Virginia.
New York,1904. 916p. Bacon's rebellion-1676. (From the Historical papers of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York, No. 7,1904.)

Beverley, Robert. History of Virginia, in Four Parts.
Reprinted from the author's 2nd rev. ed., London, 1722, with an intro. by Charles Campbell. Richmond, JW.Randolph,1855. 264p.). First printed in London in 1705; translated and printed in Paris and in Amsterdam in 1707; 2nd London ed.,1722, revised and brought up to 1720. Beverley affords a vivid, comprehensive, instructive, and entertaining picture of Virginia at his time.

Bouldin, Powhatan. The Old Trunk, or Sketches of Colonial Days.
Richmond, Andrews, Baptist, and Clemmitt,1888. 53p.

Brown, Alexander. The First Republic in America.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1898. 688p. An account of the origin of the nation, written from the records then (1624) concealed.

Brown, Alexander,ed. The Genesis of the United States.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.,1890, reprinted 1897. 2 vols. A series of historical manuscripts now first printed, together with a reissue of rare tracts, bibliographical memoranda, notes, brief biographies, and maps.

Bruce, Philip Alexander. Economic History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century.
New York and London, The Macmillan Co.,1896. 2 vols.,refer. Repr. 1907. A standard work.

______Institutional History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century.
New York and London, G.P.Putnam's Sons,1910. 2 vols.,refer. A companion work to the Economic History.

______Social Life of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century.
2d. ed., rev. and enl. Lynchburg, J.P.Bell,Inc.,1927. 275p. First pub. in Richmond in 1907.

Burk, John Daly. The History of Virginia from Its First Settlement to the Present Day.
Petersburg, Dickson & Pescud,1804-16. 4 vols. Vol.4, begun by Burk, added to by Skelton Jones, and completed by Louis Hue Girardin, brings the history to 1781.

Byrd, William. Writings of 'Col. William Byrd of Westover in Virginia Esq.'
Ed. by John Spencer Bassett. New York, Doubleday, Page & Co. 1901. 461p. Contains 'The History of the Dividing Line between Virginia and North Carolina, 1728-29'; 'A Progress to the Mines, 1732'; 'A journey to the Land of Eden, 1733; and other papers. These papers have been published in other editions, at Petersburg in 1841; at Richmond in 1866, and at New York in 1928.

Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts Preserved in the Capital in Richmond; Covering the Period from 1652 to 1869. H.W.Mournoy, Wm.P.Palmer, S.McRae, and R.Colston. Richmond, by authority of the Legislature, 1875-93. 11 vols.

Campbell, Charles. History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia.
Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott Co., 1860. 765p.

Cooke, John Esten. Virginia; a History of the People.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.,1897. 523p. (American Commonwealth Series.) First pub. in 1883 and reprinted in numerous editions. Authoritative, but brief treatment of period since 1865.

Dunaway, Wayland Fuller. History of the James River and Kanawha Company.
New York, Longmans,Green & Co.,1923. 251p. (Columbia University Studies.) A scholarly study of the canal company.

Eckenrode, H.J. The Revolution in Virginia.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.,1916. 3l1p. Repr. in 1926.

English, William Hayden. Conquest of the Country Northwest of the River Ohio. 1778-1783, and Life of Gen. George Rogers Clark.
Indianapolis and Kansas City, Bowen-Merrill, 1896. 2 vols.,illus.,maps.

Foote, Rev.William Henry. Sketches of Virginia--Historical and Biographical.
First Series: Philadelphia, William S. Martien,1850. 568p. Second Series, Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott Co.,2nd ed.,1856. 596p. Vast collection of material on Presbyterian Church in Virginia, stories of Indian wars, etc.

Force, Peter (Collector). Tracts and Other Papers, Relating Principally to the Origin, Settlement, and Progress of the Colonies in North America, from the Discovery of the Country to the Year 1776.
Washington, P.Force,1836-46. 4 vols. A valuable collection that includes much on Virginia.

Hale, John P. Trans-Allegheny Pioneers.
2nd ed. Charleston,W.Va., Kanawha Valley Pub.Co.,1931. 340p.,illus.,maps. First pub. in Cincinnati in 1886.

Hariot, Thomas. Narrative of the First English Plantation of Virginia.
First printed in London in 1588, now reproduced after De Bry's illustrated edition, Frankfort,1590, the illustrations having been designed in Virginia in 1585 by John White. London, B.Quaritch,1893. 111p. Thomas Hariot was one of the voyagers to Roanoke Island.

Howe, Henry. Historical Collections of Virginia.
Charleston,S.C., W.R.Babcock,1849. 544p. Traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, and geographical and statistical descriptions.

Johnston, Henry P. The Yorktown Campaign and the Surrender of Cornwallis, 1781.
New York, Harper & Bros.,1881. 206p.,maps.

Jones, Hugh. The Present State of Virginia.
New York, J.Sabin,1865. 151p. (Sabin's Reprint, No.5, of the London ed. of 1724.) Jones was rector at Jamestown and professor at the college at Williamsburg.

Kingsbury, Susan Myra,ed. Virginia Company of London.
Washington, pub. By Library of Congress. Vols. I and 2, 1906; Vols. 3 and 4, 1933-35. Minutes and documents of the Company, 1619-24.

Lee, Henry. Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States.
New ed. with revisions and a biography of the author by Robert E. Lee. New York, University Pub.Co.,1869. 620p. Describes the Revolution in Virginia and the Carolinas in 1781.

Lewis, Virgil A. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant, Monday, October 10th, 1774.
Charleston,W.Va.,1909. 131p.,illus. Authoritative. Describes the chief event of Lord Dunmore's War.

McDonald, James J. Life in Old Virginia.
Ed. by J.A.C.Chandler. Norfolk, Old Virginia Pub.Co.,1907.374p.

Neill, Edward D. The English Colonization of America during the Seventeenth Century.
London, Strahan & Co.,1871. 352p.

______Virginia Carolorum: the Colony under the Rule of Charles the First and Second . . . 1625-1685, based upon manuscripts and documents of the period.
Albany,N.Y., Joel Munsell's Sons, 1886.446p.

Sams, Conway Whittle. The Conquest of Virginia: the Forest Primeval.
An account . . . of the Indians in that portion of the continent in which was established the first English colony in America. New York, J.P.Putnam's Sons,1916. 432p.,illus.,maps.

______The Conquest of Virginia: the First Attempt.
An account of Sir Walter Raleigh's colony on Roanoke Island . . . Norfolk, Keyser-Doherty Printing Corp., 1924. 547p.,illus.,maps.

______The Conquest of Virginia: the Second Attempt.
An account . . . of the attempt . . . to found Virginia at Jamestown, 1606-10. Norfolk, Keyser-Doherty Printing Corp.,1929. 916p.,illus.,maps.

Smith, Captain John. Travels and Works of Captain John Smith, President of Virginia, and Admiral of New England, 1580-1631.
Ed. by Edward Arber. A new edition, with a biographical and critical introduction by A.G.Bradley. Edinburgh, John Grant,1910. 2 vols.,illus.,maps. Contemporary docu- ments are included, pp.i-cxxxvi, and a bibliography includes the various editions of Smith's works and of works on Smith.

Squires, W.H.T. The Days of Yester-year in Colony and Commonwealth.
Portsmouth,Va., Printcraft Press,Inc.,1928. 301p.,illus. A sketch book of Virginia.

Stanard, Mary Newton. Colonial Virginia: Its People and Custom.
Philadelphia and London, J.B.Lippincott Co.,1917. 376p.,illus.

______The Story of Virginia's First Century.
Philadelphia and London, J.B. Lippincott Co.,1928. 322p.,illus.

Stewart, Robert Armistead. The History of Virginia's Navy of the Revolution.
Richmond, Mitchell and Hotchkiss, 1934. 279p.

Stith, William. The History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia.
New York, J.Sabin,1865. 331p. The history ends with 1624. (Sabin's reprint of Williamsburg ed. of 1747.)

Thwaites, Reuben Gold,ed. Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806.
New York, Dodd,Mead & Co.,1904-05. 7 vols. text and 1 vol. maps. The only complete edition of Lewis and Clark.

Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. The Cradle of the Republic; Jamestown and James River.
2d ed.,rev. and enl. Richmond, Hermitage Press,1906. 286p.,maps,plates. First pub. 1900.

______England in America.
New York and London, Harper & Bros.,1904. 355p (American Nation Series.)

Tyler, Lyon Gardiner,ed. Narratives of Early Virginia, 1606-1625.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. 478p.,map.

Wertenbaker, Thomas J. Virginia under the Stuarts, 1607-1688.
Princeton, Princeton Univ.Press, 1914. 271 p.,illus.,maps.

Williams, Lloyd Haynes. Pirates of Colonial Virginia.
Richmond, The Dietz Press,1937. 139p.,illus.,maps,bibl.

Withers, Alexander S. Chronicles of Border Warfare; or a History of the Settlement by the Whites, of North-western Virginia, etc.
A new edition, edited and annotated by R.G.Thwaites . . . Cincinnati, R.Clarke Company,1895. 477p. First pub.1831.

Civil War Period

Alexander, E.P. Military Memoirs of a Confederate.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,1907. 634p.,sketch-maps,statistical charts. A critical and authoritative narrative of operations in Virginia.

Allan, William. History of the Campaigns of Gen. T.J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia from November 4, 1861, to June 17, 1862.
Maps by Jed Hotchkiss. Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott Co.,1880. 175p. A standard reference work.

______The Army of Northern Virginia in 1862.
With intro. by John C. Ropes. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1892. 537p., folded tinted maps.

Allan, William, and Hotchkiss, Jed. Chancellorsville.
New York, D.Van Nostrand,1867. 152p., fold.maps. Authoritative.

American Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1861.
New York, Appleton & Co.,1862. 780p. Contains a good account of the Secession Convention in Richmond and a list of all engagements in Virginia during the year.

Blanton, Wyndham Bolling. Medicine in Virginia in the Nineteenth Century.
Richmond, Garrett and Massie,Inc.,1933. 466p.,bibl. Includes surgeons during the War between the States. The author has published similar books on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, respectively 1930 and 1931.

Butler, B.F. Butler's Book.
Boston, A.M.Thayer & Co.,1892. 1154p., illus.,maps. Autobiography and personal reminiscences of Major General Benj.F.Butler.

Craven, Avery. Edmund Ruffin, Southerner. A Study in Secession.
New York, Appleton & Co.,1932. 283p. A well-documented study of agricultural conditions from 1820 to 1850; of secession in which Ruffin was a leader; and of the period during the war.

Davis, Jefferson. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government.
New York, Appleton & Co.,1881. 2 vols.,portraits,maps.

Dodd, William E. Jefferson Davis.
Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs (1907). 396p. (American Crisis Series.) A well-documented biography of the president of the Confederacy.

Freeman, Douglas Southall. R.E.Lee, a Biography.
New York, London, Charles Scribner's Sons,1934-35. 4 vols.,illus.,maps,foot-notes,bibl. A history of the War between the States.

Gordon, George H. Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, in the War of the Great Rebelion, 1861-62.
(Cambridge, 1883.) 376p.,maps. A narrative, by a commander under General Banks, of operations in the Valley, of political commanders, of people of the Valley, and of the formation of Pope's army.

______History of the Campaign of the Army of Virginia under John Pope, from Cedar Mountain to Alexandria, 1862.
Boston, Houghton,Osgood & Co, 1880. 498p.,maps. A critical treatment, by a subordinate commander, of Pope's campaign which ended with the second battle of Manassas.

Henderson, Col.G.F.R. Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War.
With an introduction by Field Marshall the late Right Hon. Viscount Wolseley. New York and London, Longmans,Green & Co. 1927. 2 vols.,maps. First ed.1898.

Henry, Robert Selph. The Story of the Confederacy.
New and rev.ed. with foreword by Douglas S. Freeman. Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1936). 514p.,maps and chronological table of engagements on land and along the coast.

Hotchkiss, Maj.Jed. Virginia.
Atlanta, Confederate Publishing Co.,1899. 571p. of text, remainder biographical; 1295p. for distribution in Virginia, 692p. for distribution in other states. (Evans, C.A.,ed. Confederate Military History. vol.3.)

Johnson, Robert Underwood, and Clarence Clough Buel, editors. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War.
New York, Century (1887-88). 4 vols. First pub. in Century Magazine, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers.

McClellan, H.B. The Life and Campaigns of Major-General J.E.B.Stuart, Commander of the Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.; Richmond, J.W.Randolph & English,1885. 468p.,maps. The history of the corps, from its records, to the death of Stuart in 1864.

McGregor, James C. The Disruption of Virginia.
New York, The Macmillan Co.,1922. 328p. A documented account of the formation of West Virginia.

Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion.
Series 1 and 2. Washington, Govt.Print.Off.,1894-1914,1927.31 vols.

Official Records of Union and Confederate Armies in the War of the Rebellion.
Series 1, 2, 3, and 4 of army orders, reports, and correspondence, and civil correspondence. Washington, Govt.Print.Off.,1881-1901. 128 vols.

Pearson, Charles Chilton. The Readjuster Movement in Virginia.
New Haven, Yale Univ. Press,1917. 191p. Covers period of Mahoneism in Virginia.

Rhodes, James Ford. History of The Civil War, 1861-1865.
New York, The Macmillan Co.,1919. 454p.,maps. A comprehensive abridgment of the author's three-volume work.

Richardson, James D. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Confederacy, including the Diplomatic Correspondence, 1861-1865.
Nashville, United States Publishing Co., 1906. 2 vols.

Schaff, Morris. The Sunset of the Confederacy.
Boston, J.W.Luce and Co. (1912). 302p.,maps.

Scharf, J.Thomas. History of the Confederate States Navy from its origin to the surrender of its last vessel.
New York, Rogers and Sherwood,1887. 824p.,illus., tables.

Scott, Major John. Partisan Life with Col. John S. Mosby.
New York, Harper & Bros., 1867. 492p.,illus. and sketches. A history of Mosby's command.

Southern Historical Society Papers, 1876--ed.
by R.A.Brock, et al. First Series, 1876-1910; vols. 1-6 published two a year; vols.7-38 annually; 38 vols. Second Series, 1910--; vols. 1-9 published occasionally; 9 vols. Richmond, Va:, by the Society, whole number 47 vols. Latest vol. published 1930. This series of papers contain a comprehensive collection of original narratives, anecdotes, reports, and miscellaneous documentary material concerning the Southern Cause in the War between the States.

Southern Historical Society Papers Index; 1876-1910.
First series of 38 vols.; compiled by Mrs.Kate Pleasants Minor. Richmond, D.Bottom, Supt.of Public Printing,1913. 139p.

Tremain, Henry Edwin. Last Hours of Sheridan's Cavalry.
A reprint of war memoranda. New York, Bonnell,Silver and Bowers,1904. 563p.,maps. A valuable contribution on the ten days preceding Lee's surrender.

Walker, Francis A. History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,1886. 737p.,maps,ports. A history of the activities of this, probably the most outstanding, corps of the Federal army in Virginia.


Adams, James Truslow. The Living Jefferson.
New York and London, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. 403p.

Alderman, Edwin Anderson, and Gordon, Armistead Churchill. J.L.M.Curry, A Biography.
New York, The Macmillan Co., 1911. 468p.,bibl. A prominent figure during the War between the States and most active in education after the war.

Andrews, Matthew Page, compiler. Women of the South in War Times.
Baltimore, The Norman Remington Co., new ed., rev.,1927. 466p.,illus. First pub. 1920 and reprinted several times.

Asbury, Herbert. A Methodist Saint; the Life of Bishop Asbury.
New York, A.Knopf, 1927. 355P.,bibl.

Avary, Myrta Lockett. Dixie after the War.
Introduction by Gen.Clement A. Evans. New York, Doubleday,Page & Co.,1906. 435P.,illus. Reissued in Boston in 1937 with minor changes. An exposition of social conditions in the South.

Beveridge, Albert J. The Life of John Marshall.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.,1916. 4 vols.

Bruce, William Cabell. John Randolph of Roanoke, 1773-1833.
New York and London, G.P.Putnam's Sons,1922. 2 vols. plates,ports.

Chestnut, Mary Boykin. A Diary from Dixie.
Ed. by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary. New York, D.Appleton and Co.,1905. 424p.,illus. A diary of events in Charleston, Montgomery, and Richmond during the War between the States.

Chinard, Gilbert. Thomas Jefferson, the Apostle of Americanism.
Boston, Little, Brown and Co.,1929. 548p.,plates,ports.

Claiborne, John H. Seventy-Five Years in old Virginia.
New York and Washington, Neale Pub. Co., 1904. 360p. The author was surgeon in the Confederate army and in charge of all military hospitals at Petersburg,Va.

Conway, Moncure Daniel. Barons of the Potomac and the Rappahannock.
New York, The Grolier Club, 1892. 290p.

Custis, George Washington Parke. Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington.
By his adopted son . . . with a memoir of the author by his daughter. New York, Derby and Jackson, 1860. 644p.

Davis, Arthur Kyle, ed. Virginians of Distinguished Service of the World War.
State Capitol, Richmond, Va. Published by Order of the Executive Committee,1923. 243p.

Dodson, Leonidas. Alexander Spotswood, governor of colonial Virginia, 1710-1722.
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, London, Oxford Univ. Press, 1932. 323p.

du Bellet, Louise Pecquet. Some Prominent Virginia Families.
Lynchburg, J.P. Bell (1907). 4 vols.

Durand, of Dauphine. A Huguenot Exile in Virginia.
From the Hague ed. of 1687, with an intro. and notes by Gilbert Chinard. New York, Press of the Pioneers,Inc.,1934. 189p.

Fithian, Philip Vickers. Journal and Letters, 1767-1774.
Ed. for the Princeton Historical Association by John Rogers Williams. Princeton,N.J., The University Press, 1900-34. 2 vols. Fithian was a student at Princeton and a traveler and tutor in Virginia.

Garland, Hugh A. The Life of John Randolph of Roanoke.
New York, D.Appleton and Co., 1850. 2 vols. Reissued in 1853 in I vol.

Goode, John. Recollections of a Lifetime.
New York and Washington, Neale Pub. Co.,1906. 266p. Goode was a member of the Secession Convention, of the Confederate Congress, and president of the 1901-02 constitutional convention.

Gwathmey, John H. Legends of Virginia Courthouses.
Richmond, Press of the Dietz Printing Co., 1933. 141p.,plates.

Harrison, Mrs.Burton. Recollections Grave and Gay.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,1911. 386p. Ante-bellum Virginia, Richmond and Virginia during the war, and cosmopolitan life after the war.

Henry, Williarn Wirt. Patrick Henry: Life, Correspondence and Speeches.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,1891. 3 vols.

Hocker, Edward W. The Fighting Parson of the American Revolution; a biography of General Peter Muhlenberg.
Philadelphia, by the author, 1936. 191p.

Irving, Washington. Life of George Washington.
New York, G.P.Putnam and Sons,1856. 5 vols. Reissued in 1860.

Jefferson, Thomas. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson.
Ed. by Paul Leicester Ford. New York and London, G.P.Putnam's Sons,1894. 10 vols.

______Writings of Thomas Jefferson.
Ed. by Andrew A. Lipscomb and Albert E. Bergh. Washington, issued under auspices of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association, 1903. 20 vols.

Jones, J.B. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital.
Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott and Co.,1866. 2 vols.

Jones, John Paul. Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones, including his narrative of the campaign of the Liman.
From original letters and manuscripts in possession of Miss Janette Taylor. New York, stereotyped by A.Chandler, 1830. 555p.

Lee, Edmund Jennings,ed. Lee of Virginia.
Biographical and genealogical sketches of the descendants of Colonel Richard Lee. Philadelphia, by the author,1895. 586p.

Lee, Richard Henry. The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, 1762-1794.
Collected and ed. by James Curtis Ballagh. New York, The Macmillan Co.,1911-14. 2 vols. Pub. under the auspices of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.

Lee, Richard Henry. Life of Arthur Lee; with his political and literary correspondence.
Boston, Wells and Lilly,1829. 2 vols. Arthur Lee was the colony's agent in London prior to the Revolution.

Lewis, Charles Lee. Matthew Fontaine Maury, the Pathfinder of the Seas.,
Annapolis, The U.S. Naval Institute, 1927. 264p.

Madison, James. The Writings of James Madison.
Ed. by Gaillard Hunt. New York, London, G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1900-10. 9 vols.

Maury, Ann. Memoirs of a Huguenot Family.
Trans. and comp. from the original autobiography of the Rev. James Fontaine, and other family manuscripts; comprising an original journal of travels in Virginia,etc., in 1715 and 1716. New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons, new ed.,1872. 512p. First pub. 1838 as 'A tale of the Huguenots.'

Monroe, James. The Writings of James Monroe.
Ed. by Stanislaus Murray Hamilton. New York and London, G.P.Putnam's Sons,1898-1903. 7 vols.

Morgan, George. The Life of James Monroe.
Boston, Small, Maynard and Company (1921). 484p. Authoritative.

______The True Patrick Henry.
Philadelphia, London, J.B.Lippincott Co.,1907. 492p.,maps,plates.

Mosby, Colonel John S. The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby.
Ed. by Charles Wells Russell. Boston, Little, Brown and Co., 1917. 44p.

Nock, Albert Jay. Jefferson.
New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company (1926). 340p.

Owen, Wm. Miller. In Camp and Battle with the Washington Artillery of New Orleans.
Boston, Ticknor and Company,1885. 467p.,illus.,maps. An interesting narrative of events from Bull Run to Appomattox, including portions of a diary; social events, Drewry's Bluff, defense of Fort Gregg, etc.

Parton, James. The Life and Times of Aaron Burr.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., enl. ed. (1892). 2 vols. First pub. 1857 and reissued many times.

Pollard, Jno. Garland, comp. Virginia Born Presidents.
Addresses delivered by various persons on the occasions of unveiling the busts . . . at old hall of the House of Delegates. New York, Boston, American Book Company, 1932. 232p.,ports.

Randall, Henry S. The Life of Thomas Jefferson.
Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott Co.,1871. 3 vols. First pub. 1857.

Randolph, Sarah N. The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson; compiled from family letters and reminiscences, by his great-granddaughter.
New York, Harper & Bros. 1871. 432p.,illus. Reissued in 1872.

Richardson, E. Ramsay. Little Aleck; a life of Alexander Stephens, the fighting vice-president of the Confederacy.
Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company (1932). 359p.,illus.

Rowland, Kate Mason. The Life of George Mason, 1725-1792.
With an introduction by Gen. Fitzhugh Lee. New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons,1892. 2 vols. A standard.

Sale, Edith Tunis. Old time belles and cavaliers.
Philadelphia, London, J.B.Lippincott Co.,1912. 285p.,illus. plates, ports.

Simms, Henry H. Life of John Taylor.
Richmond, The William Byrd Press,Inc., 1932. 234p. The story of a brilliant leader in the early Virginia state rights school.

Smith, George G. Life and Labors of Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America.
Nashville, Publishing house M.E. Church, South, 1898. 311p.

Wandell, Samuel H. and Minnegerode, Meade. Aaron Burr.
New York and London. G.P.Putnam's Sons,1925. 2 vols. plates,ports.

Washington, George. The Diaries of George Washington, 1748-1799.
Ed. by John C. Fitzpatrick. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.,1925. 4 vols.

______Writings of George Washington.
Collected and edited by Worthington Chauncey Ford. New York and London, G.P.Putnam's Sons,1889. 14 vols.

Weems, Mason Locke. A History of the Life and Death, Virtues and Exploits of General George Washington.
Philadelphia and London, J.B.Lippincott Co., 1918. 288p. First pub. 1800 as a pamphlet, later enlarged and reprinted many times.

Welles, Gideon. Diary of Gideon Welles.
Introduction by John T. Morse,Jr. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co. 1911. 3 vols. The diary of the Secretary of the Navy under Lincoln and Johnson.

Wirt, William. Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry.
Philadelphia, James Webster, 1817. 427p. Reissued several times.

Wise, John S. The End of An Era.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifilin Co., 12th impression (1899). 474p. A readable narrative of events prior to and during the War between the States, by the youngest son of Governor Henry A. Wise.

Wilstach, Paul. Patriots off their Pedestals.
Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1927). 240P. Washington, Henry, Jefferson, Marshall, Madison, etc.


Acts of the Assembly.
Published separately for each session of the Legislature, beginning with the session 1807-1808 and continuing to the present time. Printed by the public printer, Richmond,Va.

Ambler, Charles Henry. Thomas Ritchie; A Study in Virginia Politics.
Richmond, Bell Book and Stationery Co.,1913. 303p. Political parties of the post-Revolutionary period.

Brenaman, J.N. A History of Virginia Conventions.
Richmond, J.L.Hill Printing Co., 1902. 122 + 87p. Brief treatment of the Revolutionary conventions; in greater detail for subsequent conventions; constitutions of 1868 and 1902 given in full.

Colonial Records of Virginia.
Richmond, by authority of Sub-Committee in Charge of Library, R.F.Walker, Supt. of Public Printing,1874. 106p. Contains the proceedings of the First Assembly,1619; list of living and dead in 1623; a list of the inhabitants ... in 1634; a list of the parishes in 1680; etc.

Cooper, Hon.Thomas V. and Fenton, Hector T. American Politics.
Philadelphia, Fireside Publishing Co.,1882. 1058P. Contains history of political parties and their platforms; great speeches; texts of all political laws; tables--elections, financial, etc.

Eckenrode, Hamilton James. Political History of Virginia during the Reconstruction.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press,1904. 128p. (Johns Hopkins University Studies.)

______Separation of Church and State in Virginia.
Richmond, D.Bottom, Supt. Public Printing,1910. 164p. (Special report of the Department of Archives and History.)

Executive Journals of the Councils of Colonial Virginia.
Ed. by Henry Read McIlwaine. Richmond, pub. by the Virginia State Library, 1925-30. 4 vols. Contains proceedings of the council from 1680 to 1739.

Hening's and Shepherd's Statutes at Large; being a collection of all the laws of Virginia from the first session of the legislature in 1619 to the session of 1807-08.
(First series), vols. 1-13, by William Waller Hening; Second series, vols. 1-3, by Samuel Shepherd. Various imprints--Richmond, New York, Philadelphia. Pub. by Act of the General Assembly, February 1808, 1823-36. 16 vols. (Continued as Acts of the Assembly.)

Journals of the Council of the State of Virginia.
Ed. by H.R. McIlwaine. Richmond, pub. by the Virginia State Library, 1931-32. 2 vols. Contains proceedings July 1776 to November 1781.

Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, 1619-1776.
Ed. by John P. Kennedy and H.R. McIlwaine. Richmond, by authority of the Library Board of the Virginia State Library, 1905-15. 13 vols.

Journals of the House of Delegates, 1776- .
Published separately for each session of the Legislature, beginning with the session of 1776 and continuing to the present time. Printed by the public printer at the capital, Richmond (Williamsburg until 1780).

Journals of the Senate, 1776- .
Published separately for each session of the Legislature, beginning with the session of 1776 and continuing to the present time. Printed by the public printer at the capital, Richmond (Williamsburg until 1780).

(Journals of Virginia's Revolutionary Conventions.)
The proceedings of the conventions of delegates for the counties and corporations in the Colony of Virginia, held at Richmond and Williamsburg, 1775-76. Richmond, Ritchie, Truehart & Du-Val, reprinted by a Resolution of the House of Delegates, 1816. 229p.

Legislative Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia.
Ed. by H.R. McIlwaine. Richmond, Library Board, Virginia State Library, 1918-19. 3 vols.

McBain, Howard L. Government and Politics in Virginia.
Richmond, The Bell Book and Stationery Co., Rev. ed.,1922. 332p.,illus. A well-written text book.

McPherson, Edward. The Political History of the United States of America during the Great Rebellion.
Washington, Philp and Solomons, 2nd ed.,1865. 653p. A standard work. The author was clerk of the House of Representatives; he published a political history of Reconstruction and a number of political year-books.

Stanard, William G. and Mary Newton, compilers. The Colonial Virginia Register.
Albany,N.Y., Joel Munsell's Sons,1902. 249p. A list of governors, councillors, members of the house of burgesses and of the Revolutionary conventions, and other high officials.


Ballagh, James Curtis. A History of Slavery in Virginia.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, 1902. 160p.,bibl. (Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science. Extra vol. 24.)

Caperton, Helena Lefroy. Legends of Virginia.
Richmond, Garrett and Massie, 1931. 74p.

Dew, Thomas Roderick. An Essay on Slavery.
Richmond, J.W. Randolph, 1849. 115p. Published in 1832 as a 'review of the debate in the Virginia legislature of 1831 and 1832.'

Davis, Arthur Kyle Jr.,ed. Traditional Ballads of Virginia.
Cambridge, Harvard Univ.Press,1929. 634p. Collected under the auspices of the Virginia Folklore Society. A priceless volume of folk literature.

Ezekiel, Herbert T., and Lichtenstein, Gaston. History of the Jews of Richmond, 1769-1917.
Richmond, H.T. Ezekiel,1917. 374p.

McConnell, John Preston. Negroes and Their Treatment in Virginia from 1865 to 1867.
Pulaski,Va., B.D. Smith (1910). 126p. refer.

Maury, Richard L., comp. The Huguenots in Virginia.
n.p. (Huguenot Society of America) (c. 1900). 116p. (Carries no title page.)

Morton, Richard L. The Negro in Virginia Politics, 1865-1902.
Charlottesville, University Press, 1919. 199p. (Publications of the University of Virginia. Phelps-Stokes Fellowship Papers, No.4.)

Russell, John H. The Free Negro in Virginia, 1619-1865.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press,1913. 194p., refer. (Johns Hopkins University Studies.)

Scarborough, Dorothy, assisted by Ola Lee Gulledge. On the Trail of Negro Folk Songs.
Cambridge, Harvard Univ. Press, 1925. 289p.illus.,music.


Arnold, Benjamin William. History of the Tobacco Industry in Virginia from 1860 to 1894.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press,1897. 86p. (Johns Hopkins University Studies.)

Bruce, Kathleen. Virginia Iron Manufacture in the Slave Era.
New York, London, The Century Co. (1930). 482p. A doctorial dissertation.

Department of Agriculture of Virginia. Virginia.
Compiled and edited by Charlotte Allen under direction of George W. Koiner, Commissioner. Richmond, by the department, 1937. 264p.,illus. An excellent general work on the resources of the State.

Handy, R.B. Peanuts: Culture and Uses.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1896. 24p. (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin, No. 25.)

McCormick, Cyrus. The Century of the Reaper.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1931. 307p.,plates, ports. An account of Cyrus Hall McCormick, the McCormick harvester, and the business he created.

Newman, Clarence W., ed. Virginia, Economic and Civic.
Prepared in the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in collaboration with the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce by R. Lee Humbert, Willard H. Humbert, and Melville L. Jeffries; foreword by the Hon. John Garland Pollard. Edited for the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce by Clarence W. Newman. Richmond, Whittet and Shepperson, 1933. 427p.,bibl.

Starnes, George Talmage, and Hamm, John Edwin. Some Phases of Labor Relations in Virginia.
New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Co., 1934, 151p. (University of Virginia Institute for Research in the Social Sciences. Monograph No. 20.)

Watson, Thomas Leonard. Mineral Resources of Virginia.
Lynchburg, J.P. Bell C0, 1907. 618p.,illus.,maps,tables,bibl. A valuable survey of the State's mineral wealth and its development.


Bruce, Philip A. History of the University of Virginia, 1819-1919; the lengthened shadow of one man . . .
New York, The Macmillan Co., Centennial ed. (1920-22). 5 vols. bibl. The standard history of the university.

Goodwin, Edward Lewis. The Colonial Church in Virginia.
Milwaukee, Morehouse Pub. Co.; London, A.R.Mawbray and Co., 1927. 344p.

Heatwole, Comelius J. A History of Education in Virginia.
New York, The Macmillan Co.,1916. 382p.

Meade, William. Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia.
Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott Co., new ed. (including Wise's index), 1931. 2 vols. A standard work, first printed in 1857 and reprinted in 1861 and 1872. J.M. Toner's index to Meade was issued in 1872, and Jennings Cropper Wise's index was issued in 1910.

Morrison, A.J. The Beginnings of Public Education in Virginia, 1776-1860.
Richmond, D. Bottom, Supt. of Public Printing,1917. 195p. Issued by the State Board of Education.

Neill, Edward D. History of Education in Virginia during the Seventeenth Century.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off.,1867. 27p. Prepared for the U.S. Commissioner of Education.

Semple, Robert B. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia.
Revised and extended by Rev. G.W. Beale. Richmond, Pitt and Dickinson, 1894. 536p. Revision of a work published in 1810.

Trent, William P. English Culture in Virginia.
A Study of the Gilmer letters and an account of the English professors obtained by Thomas Jefferson for the University of Virginia. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University,1889. 141p. (Johns Hopkins University Studies.)


Harrison, Fairfax. The Equine F.F.V's.
Richmond, privately printed, the Old Dominion Press, 1928. 184p.,plates, ports.

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. Guide to Paths in the Blue Ridge.
2nd ed. Washington,D.C., 1934. 452p.,illus.,maps. A handbook that plots distances of the Virginia-Maryland section of the Maine-to-Georgia hiker's trail and gives data on geology, wild-flowers, trees, first aid, and a selected bibliography.


Bagby, George William. The Old Virginia Gentleman and Other Sketches.
Ed., with an introduction, by Thomas Nelson Page. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,1910. 312p. Repr. 1911.

Cappon, Lester J. Virginia Newspapers, 1821-1935.
A bibliography, with historical introduction and notes. New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Company, for the Institute of Research in the Social Sciences, University of Virginia, 1936. 299p.

Cooke, John Esten. Stories of the Old Dominion,from the settlement to the end of the Revolution.
New York, Harper & Bros., 1879. 337p.

Gordon, Armistead C., Jr., ed. Virginia Writers of Fugitive Verse.
New York, J.T. White & Co.(1923). 404P.,bibl.

Minor, Mrs. Kate Pleasants, and Harrison, Miss Susie B. 'A List of Newspapers in the Virginia State Library, Confederate Museum, and Valentine Museum.'
Compiled under direction of Earl G. Swem. Virginia State Library Bulletin (Issued quarterly), Oct. 1912, vol.5, no.4:285-425.

Page, Thomas Nelson. The Old South; essays social and political.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. 344p.

Painter, F.V.N. Poets of Virginia.
Richmond, Atlanta, B.F. Johnson Publishing Co. (1907).,336p.

Thomas, Ella Marshall. Virginia Women in Literature, a partial list.
Richmond, B.F. Johnson Publishing Co.,1902. 61p.

Woodberry, George E. Edgar Allan Poe.
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.,1892. 354p). (American Men of Letters series). The standard biography.


Architectural Record. The Restoration of Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia.
New York, F.W. Dodge Corp., 1935. 458p. Reprinted from the Architectural Record, December 1935. The whole issue is devoted to the restoration.

Chandler, Joseph Everett, ed. The Colonial Architecture of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
Boston, Bates, Kimball and Guild, 1892. 3p.,50 plates.

Coffin, L.A., and Holden, A.C. Brick Architecture of the Colonial Period in Maryland and Virginia.
New York, Architectural Book Pub. Co.,1919. 29p.,illus.

Dunlap, William. History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the United States.
New edition, edited with additions, by Frank W. Bayley and Charles E. Goodspeed. Boston, C.E. Goodspeed and Co.,1918. 3 vols.,illus.,bibl.

Kimball, Fiske. American Architecture.
Indianapolis and New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1928). 262p.,plates,notes.

______Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,1922. 314p.,Illus., biographical footnotes. Published under auspices of the Metropolitan Museum of Art committee on educational work.

______Thomas Jefferson, Architect.
Original designs in the collection of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge,Jr., with an essay and notes by Fiske Kimball. Cambridge and Boston, Riverside Press,1916. 205p., 223 facsimiles.

______Thomas Jefferson and the First Monument of the Classical Revival in America ...
Harrisburg,Pa., and Washington, 1915. 48p. Reprinted from the Journal of the American Institute of Architects, vol. III.

______Thomas Jefferson and the Origins of the Classical Revival in America.
n.p. (1915). PP.219-27,illus. (Reprinted from Art and Archaeology.)

Quesnay de Beaurepaire, Alexandre Marie. Memoir concerning the Academy of the Arts and Sciences of the United States of America at Richmond, Virginia.
Translated by Rosewell Page and published as part of the Report of the Virginia State Library for 1920-21. Richmond, D.Bottom,1922, 50p.

Sale, Edith Tunis. Colonial Interiors, second series.
With an introduction by J. Frederick Kelly. New York, W. Helburn Inc., 1930. 159p.,plans,illus.

______Interiors of Virginia houses of colonial times, from the beginnings of Virginia to the Revolution.
Richmond, The William Byrd Press,Inc., 1927. 503p. 371 plates,etc.

Waterman, Thomas Tileston, and Barrows, John A. Domestic colonial architecture of tidewater Virginia.
New York, London, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. 191p.,illus.

Weddell, Alexander Wilbourne, ed. Memorial Volume of Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830.
With an introduction by Ellen Glasgow and a review of early American portraiture by Thomas B. Clarke. Richmond, The William Byrd Press, Inc.,1930. 556p.,plates, ports.,map,bibl. Commemorates an exhibit ... under the auspices of the Virginia Historical Society ... 1929.


Alexander, Frederick Warren, comp. Stratford Hall and the Lees Connected with Its History.
Oak Grove,Va., The Author,1912. 332p.,illus.

Armes, Ethel. Stratford Hall, the Great House of the Lees.
With intro. by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Richmond, Garrett & Massie,Inc.,1936. 575p.,illus.

Chase, Enoch Aquilla. The History of Arlington.
Washington, National Art Service Co., 1929. 22p.,pencil sketches.

Lancaster, Robert A.,Jr. Historic Virginia Homes and Churches . . . with 316 illustrations.
Philadelphia and London, J.B. Lippincott Co., 1915. 527p.

Lowther, Minnie Kendall. Mount Vernon; Its Children, Its Romances, Its Allied Families and Mansions.
Rev. and enl. ed. Philadelphia, John C. Winston, 1932. 302p. First pub. 1930.

Massie, Susanne Williams, and Frances Archer Christian, eds. Homes and Gardens in Old Virginia.
With intro. by Douglas S. Freeman. 4th ed. Richmond, Garrett & Massie,Inc.,1932. 367p. First pub.1930.

Sale, Edith Tunis,ed. Historic Gardens of Virginia.
Rev.ed. Richmond, The William Byrd Press, Inc., 1930. 376p.,illus. Compiled by James River Garden Club.

______Manors of Virginia in Colonial Times.
Philadelphia and London, J.B. Lippincott Co.,1909. 309p.,illus.

U.S. Quartermaster Corps. Arlington House and Its Associations.
Washington, Custis, Lee. (Fort Humphreys),1932. 45p.,illus. Lists furnishings and explains their acquisitions.

Wayland, John W. Historic Homes of Northern Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
Staunton,Va., McClure Co.,Inc.,1937. 625P.,illus.,maps.

Wilstach, Paul. Mount Vernon, Washington's Home and the Nation's Shrine.
4th ed. Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1930. 301p.,illus. First pub. 1916.


Bagby, Alfred. King and Queen County, Virginia.
New York and Washington, Neale Publishing Co.,1908. 402p.,maps.,plates,ports.

Boley, Henry. Lexington in old Virginia.
Richmond, Garrett and Massie,1936. 235p.illus.

Brydon, G. MacLaren. 'The Huguenots of Manakin Town and Their Times.'
The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,Richmond, Oct. 1934, vol.42, no.4:325-35.

Burrell, Charles Edward. A History of Prince Edward County, Virginia, from its formation in 1753, to the present.
Richmond, Williams Printing Co.,1922. 408 p.

Carrington, J.Cullen, comp. Charlotte County, Virginia.
Richmond, The Hermitage Press,Inc.,1907. 142p.illus. Briefly historical; agricultural.

Carrington, (Mrs.) Wirt Johnson. A History of Halifax County (Virginia).
Richmond, Appeals Press,1924. 525p.

Cartmell, T.K. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants.
(Winchester, Va. Eddy Press Corp., 1909). 587p.,plates. A history of Frederick County.

Christian, W. Asbury. Lynchburg and Its People.
Lynchburg, J.P. Bell Co.,1900. 463p.,plates, ports. Chronological history, with biographical sketches.

______Richmond, Her Past and Present.
Richmond, L.H. Jenkins, 1912. 618p., plates, map.

Clarke, Peyton Neale. Old King William, Homes and Families.
Louisville, J.P. Morton and Company,1897. 211p.,plates.

Clement, Maud Carter. The History of Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Lynchburg J.P.Bell Company,Inc.,1929. 340p.,ports.,maps. A documented history of the area from first settlement; brief treatment after 1865.

Davis, Arthur Kyle. Three Centuries of an old Virginia town (Petersburg).
Richmond, W.C.Hill Printing Co., 8th printing,1923. 30p. Reprinted from the Magazine of History, New York,1914.

Early, R.H. Campbell chronicles and family sketches, embracing the history of Campbell County, Virginia, 1782-1926.
Lynchburg, J.P.Bell Company,1927. 554p.,illus.

Embrey, Alvin T. History of Fredericksburg.
Richmond, Old Dominion Press,1937. 202p.,illus.

Eubank, H. Ragland. Historic Northern Neck of Virginia.
Richmond, Northern Neck Association (Colonial Beach) (1934). 109p.,illus.,road map. History treated through families and homes.

Fauquier Historical Society, Warrenton,Va. Bulletins;
First Series, 1921-24. Richmond, Old Dominion Press, Inc., n.d. 520p.,ports.,maps. Four annual bulletins treating of aboriginal inhabitants, surveys, marriage bonds, letters, biographical sketches, statistics, etc.

Gold, Thos. D., et al. History of Clarke County, Virginia, and its connection with the War between the States....
(Berryville,Va., C.R.Hughes,1914.) 337p.,plates,ports.

Goodwin, Rutherford. A Brief and True Report for the Traveller concerning Williamsburg in Virginia.
Richmond, printed for Colonial Williamsburg, Inc., 2nd ed., rev. and improved, 1936. 192p.,plates,maps. First printed in 1935.

Gordon, Armistead C. In the Picturesque Shenandoah Valley.
Richmond, Garrett and Massie,Inc.,1930. 201p.,plates,maps.

Groome, H. C. Fauquier during the Proprietorship.
A chronicle of the colonization and organization of a Northern Neck county. Richmond, Old Dominion Press,1927. 255p.).,map showing old roads.

Harris, Malcolm H. History of Louisa County.
Richmond, Dietz Press,1936. 525p. Includes biographical sketches, genealogies, marriage bonds 1767-1800.

[Harrison, Fairfax.] Landmarks of Old Prince William; a Study of Origins in Northern Virginia.
Richmond, privately printed by the Old Dominion Press, 1924. 2 vols. A well-documented history.

Head, James W. History and Comprehensive Description of Loudoun County, Virginia.
(Washington), Park View Press (1909). 186p. Descriptive, historical, statistical.

Jack, George S.,et al. History of Roanoke County, by George S. jack; History of Roanoke City and History of the Norfolk and Western Railway Company, by E.B.Jacobs.
(Roanoke, Stone,1912). 255p.,illus.

James, Edward Wilson, ed. Lower Norfolk County Virginia Antiquary.
Vol. 1-5; 1895-1906. (n.p. 1895-1906). 5 vols.

Kegley, F.B. Virginia Frontier; the beginning of the Southwest; the Roanoke of Colonial days, 1740-83.
Roanoke, Southwest Virginia Historical Society,1938. 786p.

Kellam, Sadie Scott, and U.Hope. Old Houses in Princess Anne, Virginia.
Portsmouth, Printcraft Press,Inc.,1931. 235p.,illus.

Kercheval, Samuel. A History of the Valley of Virginia.
Strasburg,Va., Shenandoah Publishing House, 4th ed., rev. and ext.,1925. 405p. First pub.1833.

Kibler, J.Luther. Colonial Virginia Shrines.
A complete guide book to Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown. Richmond, Garrett and Massie,Inc. (1936). 98p.,illus.

Mordecai, Samuel. Virginia, Especially Richmond, in By-gone Days; with a glance at the present.
2nd ed., with many corrections and additions. Richmond, West and Johnston, 1860. 359p. First pub. in 1856 as 'Richmond in by-gone days.' A valuable contemporary account of the city during the life of the author.

Morton, Oren F. A Centennial History of Alleghany County, Virginia.
Dayton, Va. J.K.Ruebush Co.,1923. 226p. Based, generally, upon reliable sources.

______A History of Highland County.
Monterey,Va. by the author (1911). 419p., plates,maps. Based largely upon county and State records.

______A History of Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Staunton, The McClure Co., 1920.574p.

______Annals of Bath County, Virginia.
Staunton, The McClure Co., 1917. 208p.

Morton, Frederic. The Story of Winchester in Virginia, the oldest town in the Shenandoah Valley.
Strasburg,Va., Shenandoah Publishing House,1925. 336p.

Page, Rosewell. Hanover County; its history and legends.
(Richmond 1926.) 153p.

Pedigo, Lewis G. and Virginia G. History of Patrick and Henry counties.
Roanoke, Stone Printing and Mfg.Co.,1933. 400p.,plates,ports.

Pendleton, Wm. C. History of Tazewell County and Southwest Virginia, 1748-1920.
Richmond, W.C.Hill Printing Co.,1920. 700p. Based, generally, upon reliable sources.

Powell, Mary G. The History of Old Alexandria, Virginia, from July 13, 1749 to May 24, 1861.
Richmond, The William Byrd Press,Inc. (1928). 366p.

Quinn, S.J. The history of the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Prepared and printed by authority of the common council. Richmond, Hermitage Press, 1908. 349p.,plates,ports.

Scott, W.W. A History of Orange County, Virginia, from its formation in 1734 (o.s.) to the end of Reconsruction in 1870 . . .
Richmond, Everett Waddey Co.,1907. 292p.,plates,map. Generally from the records.

Squires, W.H.T. Through the years in Norfolk.
Norfolk, by the Norfolk Advertising Board,et al., 1936. 359p.,illus.

Stanard, Mary Newton. Richmond, its people and its story.
Philadelphia and London, J.B.Lippincott Co.,1923. 238p.,illus.,ports.,map.

Stansbury, Charles Frederick. The Lake of the Great Dismal.
With a preface by Don Marquis. New York, A. & C. Boni,1925. 238p.,plates,port.,map. Description of the region and reference to economic conditions.

Starkey, Marion L. The First Plantation: a history of Hampton and Elizabeth City county, Virginia, 1607-1887.
(Hampton) by the author, 1936. 95p.

Summers, Lewis Preston. History of Southwest Virginia, 1746-1786, Washington County, 1777-1870.
Richmond, J.L.Hill Printing Co., 1903. 921p.,illus.,map.

Trudell, Clyde F. Colonial Yorktown. Being a brief Historie of the Place; together with Something of its Houses and Publick Buildings.
Richmond, The Dietz Press,1938. 206p.,illus.,maps.,bibl.

Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Williamsburg, the Old Colonial Capitol.
Richmond, Whittet and Shepperson, 1907. 285p.,illus.,maps.

Waddell, Joseph A. Annals of Augusta County, Virginia, from 1726 to 1871.
Staunton, C.R.Caldwell, 2nd ed.rev., 1902. 545p. First pub. in 1888.

Wayland, John W. A history of Shenandoah County, Virginia.
Strasburg,Va., Shenandoah Publishing House,1927. 874p.,illus.,maps.

______A history of Rockingham County, Virginia.
Dayton,Va., Ruebush-Elkins Company,1912.466p.,illus.,maps.

______The German Element of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Charlottesville, by the author, 1907. 272p.

Wertenbaker, Thomas J. Norfolk; historic southern port.
Durham, N.C., Duke Univ.Press,1931. 378p.,plates,ports.,maps,bibliographical footnotes.

Williams, Harrison. Legends of Loudoun.
Richmond, Garrett and Massie, 1938. 248p. An account of the history and homes of the county.

Wilson, Goodridge. Smyth County History and Traditions.
(Kingsport,Tenn.) published in connection with the Centennial Celebration of Smyth County, 1932.397p.

Wilstach, Paul. Potomac Landings.
Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1932). 378p.,plates,ports.,map. First pub. in 1921.

______Tidewater Virginia.
Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1929). 326p.,illus.

Wingfield, Marshall. A history of Caroline County, Virginia, from its formation in 1727 to 1924.
Richmond, Press of Trevvet Christian & Co.,Inc.,1924. 528p.

Wise, Jennings Cropper. Ye Kingdome of Accawmacke; or the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century.
Richmond, The Bell Book and Stationery Co., 1911. 406p.

Woods, Edgar. Albemarle County in Virginia.
(Charlottesville,Va., The Michie Co.,1900 412p. Reprinted at Bridgewater,Va., in 1932. Much material from the records.

1940 Census Figures

STATE TOTAL 2,677,773
RURAL TOTAL 1,733,098


Alexandria 33,523
Bristol 9,768
Buena Vista 4,335
Charlottesville 19,400
Clifton Forge 6,461
Danville 32,749
Fredericksburg 10,066
Hampton 5,898
Harrisonburg 8,768
Hopewell 8,679
Lynchburg 44,541
Martinsville 10,080

Newport News 37,067
Norfolk 144,332
Petersburg 30,631
Portsmouth 50,745
Radford 6,990
Richmond 193,042
Roanoke 69,287
South Norfolk 8,038
Staunton 13,337
Suffolk 11,343
Williamsburg 3,942
Winchester 1,295


Abingdon 3,158
Alberta 416
Altavista 2,919
Amherst 930
Appalachia 3,010
Appomattox 922
Arlington County 57,040
Ashland 1,718
Bedford 3,973
Belle Haven 277
Berryville 1,262
Big Stone Gap 4,331
Blacksburg 2,133
Blackstone 2,600
Bluefield 3,021
Bond Town 288
Boone Mill 377
Bowling Green 541
Boyce 342
Boydton 424
Boykins 699
Branchville, 153
Bridgewater 993
Broadway 506
Broadnax 536
Brookneal 736
Buchanan 868
Buckingham 160
Burkeville 658
Cambria 810
Cape Charles 2,299
Capron 291
Cedar Bluff 823
Charlotte Courthouse 399
Chase City 1,896
Chatham 1,230
Chilhowie 880
Chincoteague 2,142
Christiansburg 2,209
Claremont 380
Clarksville 826
Clifton 194
Clinchport 346
Clintwood 1,106
Clover 252
Coeburn 764
Colonial Beach 1,105
Colonial Heights 1194
Columbia 144
Courtland 459
Covington 6,300
Crewe 2,048
Culpeper 2,316
Damascus 140
Dayton 632
Dendron 465
Dillwyn 436
Drakes Branch 438
Draper 241
Dublin 576
Duffield 83
Dumfries 480
Dungannon 333
Eastville 3A
Edinburg 565
Elkton 1,050
Emporia 2,735
Fairfax 979
Falls Church 2,576
Farmville 3,475
Fincastle 442
Floyd 479
Franklin 3,466
Fries 1,677
Front Royal 3,831
Galax 3,195
Gate City 1,565
Glade Spring 686
Glasgow 938
Glen Lyn 259
Gordonsville 508
Goshen 187
Gretna 610
Grottoes 759
Grundy 1,476
Halifax 536
Hamilton 409
Haymarket 156
Haysi 623
Herndon 1,046
Hillsboro 115
Hillsville 656
Honaker 851
Independence 420
Iron Gate 710
Ivor 339

Jarratt 458
Jonesville 588
Kenbridge 847
Keysville 607
Kilmarnock 614
La Crosse 524
Lawrencedale 1,703
Lebanon 622
Leesburg 1,698
Lexington 1914
Louisa 365
Lovettsville 248
Luray 1,511
McDowell 110
McKenney 453
Madison 281
Manassas 19,302
Marion 5.177
Meadow View 596
Mendota 173
Middleburg 629
Middletown 361
Mineral 427
Monterey 309
Mount Crawford 290
Mount Jackson 562
Narrows 1489
Newcastle 253
New Market 620
Nickelsville 256
North Tazewell 688
Norton 4,006
Occoquan 213
Onancock 1,283
Orange 1,980
Pamplin City 273
Parksley 701
Pearisburg 987
Pennington Gap I M )o
Phoebus 3~503
Phoenix 340
Pocabontas 2,623
Port Royal 123
Pulaski 8,792
PurcelIville 787
Quantico 1,139
Remington 226
Richlands 2,203
Ridgeway 422
Rocky Mount 1,366
Round Hill 337
Rural Retreat 440
St. Charles 482
St. Paul 746
Salem 5,737
SaltviUe 2,650
Scottsburg 239
Scottsville 368
Shenandoah 1,829
Singers Glen 120
Smithfield 1,178
South Boston
South Hill 1,739
Stanardsville 212
Stanley 37
Stephens City 600
Stony Creek 493
Strasburg x,968
Stuart 720
Surry 254
Tangier 1,020
Tappahannock 783
Tazewell 1,374
The Plains 372
Timberville 252
Toms Brook 219
Troutdale 334
Urbanna 482
Victoria 1,555
Vienna 1,237
Vinton 3,455
Virgilina 358
Virginia Beach 2,600
Wachapreague 548
Wakefield 687
Warrenton 1,651
Washington 245
Waterford 247
Waverly 1,288
Waynesboro 7,373
West Point 11,947
Wielile qi
Windsor 411
Wise 1,226
Woodstock 1,546
Wythevlle 4,653
Yorktown 521

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