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Our collections consist of a broad range of materials.

Library Catalog

In the Library Catalog, you can search for things like books and journals, articles, family and personal papers, business and organizational records, Confederate imprints, sheet music, broadsides, newspapers, genealogical materials, and maps. Search the Library Catalog.

Museum Catalog

In the Museum Catalog, you can search for things like objects, paintings, prints, postcards, weapons, militaria, glass plate negatives, and photographs. Items not currently on exhibition are generally available to be viewed by appointment, which may be scheduled with or through the VHS collections managerSearch the Museum Catalog.

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