Ancestry Library Edition is available for use inside the library only. Ancestry Library Edition delivers over 4 billion records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more for individuals from North America, Europe, Australia, and more.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Search America’s historic newspapers pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Clio connects thousands of people to nearby culture and history. You can search for nearby sites, take a walking tour, create your own itinerary, or simply go for a walk or drive and let Clio show you nearby sites. Built by historians and free for everyone, with new entries added daily. Mobile App available.
e-WV Encyclopedia Based on the best-selling West Virginia Encyclopedia, e-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia’s people and places, history, arts, science and culture. e-WV is a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council.
Heritage Quest includes digitized US census records from 1790-1930,along with digitized genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War pension and bounty land warrant files, Freedman’s Bank records, and a periodical source index..
WV Archives and History features primary and secondary source documents, photographs, and databases; lists collections and other materials available in the State Archives; and provides research guides and assistance for genealogists.
West Virginia History on View the West Virginia & Regional History Center’s online database that includes over 50,000 images digitized from our rich and diverse collections. While not every image we have has been scanned into this database, it showcases a small selection of our many photographs, glass plate negatives, tintypes, prints, and other still images.