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Every state has a long and illustrious history, but Virginia, with all those founding fathers and such, just seems to have more of it. Sure enough, Virginia offers up several government and university archives with a lot of online content.

Virginia Memory is an apt title for the state Library of Virginia's long list of digital collections:

The Digital Exhibits at the Virginia Military Institute are pretty impressive as well:

And not to be outdone, Virginia Commonwealth University has its own lengthy list of Digital Collections, about half of which have to do with Virginia history:

And lastly, Virginia Tech's ImageBase is part of a nascent but growing digital collection. It covers a wide variety of topics:
  • Agriculture
  • Appalachia
  • Art & Art History    
  • Art and Architecture 
  • Christiansburg Institute
  • Civil War
  • Culinary History
  • International Archive of Women in Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Maps
  • Palmer, Earl. Appalachian Photographs
  • Railroad
  • Science and Technology
  • Science fiction
  • Southwest Virginia 
  • Temple, Col. Harry
  • Theater and Music 
  • Turner, Henry Flippen Collection
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension
  • Virginia Tech Athletics
  • Virginia Tech Campus Views and Maps
  • Virginia Tech Faculty, Staff, Students, and Organizations
  • Virginia Tech Historical Photograph Collection
  • Virginia Tech Museum of Natural History
  • Virginia Tech Publications
  • Virginia Tech University Relations Slide Collection

More historical archives and research materials can be found at these excellent resources:

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