George Washington: The Man Behind the Myths This book brings together Washington's own words, observations by his contemporaries, decorative objects, and visual images to separate the fact from the fiction of the father of this country.
Guide to African American Manuscripts This new guide provides access to a diverse and significant set of records that chronicle African American life in Virginia and the nation. Second edition. Online guide available.
A Guide to the Records of Best Products Co., Inc. This guide describes the records of Best Products Co., Inc., a company that left an indelible mark on the financial and cultural landscape of Virginia.
The Letterbook of John Custis IV of Williamsburg, 1717–1742 The letters of John Custis are revealing about economic life and the material culture of colonial Virginia.
The Letters and Papers of Edmund Pendleton This collection of documents provides insight into the life and career of one of America's foremost Revolutionary-era jurists. Out of print.
Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion This book documents and reconstructs the appearance of Virginia architecture in earlier times. Out of print.
Marching to Victory: Capt. Benjamin Bartholomew's Diary of the Yorktown Campaign, May 1781 to March 1782 The Revolutionary War diary of a Pennsylvania soldier.
The Official Papers of Francis Fauquier, Lieutenant Governor, 1758-1768 This collection of Fauquier's official papers while lieutenant governor provides fascinating and informative views of the pre-Revolutionary decades in colonial Virginia.
Old Virginia: The Pursuit of a Pastoral Ideal This book examines conflicting conceptions of the region's heritage. Out of print.
Painted History: The Landscapes of Valley View Farm Andrei Kushnir's paintings of Valley View Farm depict a place where the Old Virginia tradition of rural living in an idyllic setting has survived.
Photography in Virginia A companion to a previous VHS exhibition, Photography in Virginia covers images made within the state's borders from the 1840s to the 1960s.
Treasures Revealed from the Paul Mellon Library of Americana This exhibition catalog features items from Paul Mellon's collection of rare Americana and Virginiana. Out of print.
The Virginia Landscape The Virginia Landscape gives a unique view into the cultural history of Virginia, as depicted by landscape pictures over centuries. Out of print.
Virginia's Civil War: A Guide to Manuscripts at the Virginia Historical Society This guide contains more than one thousand detailed entries that provide a finding aid for Civil War manuscripts at the Virginia Historical Society. Online guide available.