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University of Virginia Library
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Contact Information


Alderman Library, University of Virginia
160 N McCormick Road
PO Box 400109
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4109

Telephone:[1]  434-924-3021
Fax:  434-924-1431
Hours and holidays: Hours and Holidays for Alderman Library. Because it is a University library, the hours go by college terms.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

  • Virginia Genealogy U.Va. Home, Online Catalog, Libraries, Hours, Map, Search Virginia Genealogy Website, and A Guide to Genealogical Resources at the University of Virginia.
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    UV Library Virgo Catalog online can be searched by keywords, authors, titles, subject, call number, publisher, or publication date. Also available on WorldCat.

Collection Description

Alderman Library Collections. Find information on Collections and Subject Selectors; Government Information; Maps; Newspapers; Microforms; and Tibetan Collection.


Ask a Librarian is available if you would like to chat with a live person.


Introduction. The successor to the print guide Virginia genealogy: a guide to resources in the University of Virginia Library (1983).
Help for Beginning Genealogists. Gives suggestions on how to begin.
Web Resources. Gives great starting points for research.
General Research Aids such as African American Genealogy, Heraldry, Census Information, and more.

Alternate Repositories

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If you cannot visit or find a source at the University of Virginia Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

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Neighboring Collections


  1. 1.0 1.1 Virginia Genealogy at University of Virginia Library] (accessed 22 October 2012).
  2. Address Information at University of Virginia Library] (accessed 22 October 2012).