Biography and Genealogy Master Index: An index to collective biographical sources.
Heritage Quest Online: Also available through the PWPLS website.
Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia: Diaries and personal narratives, 1700-1950.
Proquest ® History Vault. Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915, Plantations Records. Parts 1 and 2: Personal and family papers of many Southern plantations, including some in Prince William County.
Oxford English Dictionary: Find historic definitions of obscure words.
Historic Map Works: Library Edition: Images of many early maps, including 19th and 20th century landowner atlases throughout the United States.
ProQuest® Sanborn Maps Geo Edition™: Historic fire insurance maps for Virginia cities and towns, including Manassas 1907-1943. Not in color.
The American Civil War Research Database: Statistical and historical details about soldiers, military units, and battles.
Civil War in Words and Deeds: A large collection of regimental histories and personal narratives.
Fold3: Library Edition: Military records from the National Archives, for all wars since the American Revolution. Includes some specialized African American and Native American databases.
American Periodicals: Images of a wide variety of American magazines published between 1740 and 1940, fully searchable.
Newspaper Archive®: A searchable collection of historical newspapers from all U.S. states and more than a dozen foreign countries.
Historical Newspapers: Includes Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003) and Richmond Times-Dispatch (1903-present).