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We have genealogists who perform in-depth research in the Daughters of the American Revolution Library in Washington, D.C.

  • DAR Library file
    Over 300,000 folders containing materials that were included in DAR membership applications, subsequent donations by DAR members, and items given by the public. Includes innumerable Bible records, family studies, pamphlets, and research notes. Focuses on 1700s through 1900s, with significant colonial records.
  • Genealogical Records Committee Reports
    Over 15,000 typescript volumes, with 400-500 new books arriving each year. Includes unpublished compilations of Bible, cemetery, family, vital, county, town, church, and military records since the late 1910s. Many of these books are not available anywhere else.
  • Revolutionary War Pension Index, which includes name of the pensioner or widow and the names of other persons mentioned in the papers.
  • American Indian Collection
    Over 2,000 volumes that provide historical and genealogical information on first peoples across the United States. Histories of specific Native American nations, state studies, and materials on interactions with European and African settler with six shelves on the Cherokee alone.
  • American Women’s History Collection
    Focuses on the role of women in the development of the United States, the women’s rights movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries especially during the period of the American Revolution, and histories of women in the various states.

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  • Manuscripts
    Boxes and folders of notes, documents, unpublished genealogies, and indexes. Includes the Anne Waller Reddy Collection of Virginia family research from mid-1900s, card file on the Oysterbank family of New England; largely complete run of The Hartford Times (Connecticut) genealogical queries column (1934-1964); and Lyman Chalkley’s original annotated typescript for Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia. Also Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy collected by the Institute of American Genealogy in Chicago.
  • National Huguenot Society (NHS) Collection
    Over 500 volumes on the role of French Protestants in the settlement and growth of the American colonies and the United States and on their European backgrounds.
  • Presidents’ Collection
    Books on the men who have served as President and Vice President of the U.S. and the First Ladies.
  • United States Ephemera Collection
    Pamphlets, booklets, newspaper clippings, typescripts, and manuscripts covering all areas of the U.S., including many American families and other subjects.
  • W.P.A. Collection
    1,000 volumes of the publications of the Historical Records Survey of the Works Progress Administration (later the Work Projects Administration). Includes “Inventory of the County Archives” listing local records found in courthouses in the states at the time the survey was completed. Also inventories of federal records in the states, calendars of manuscript collections, guides to the records of religious bodies, and indices to newspapers. Transcriptions of records at the county level prepared by the W.P.A.’s Historical Records Survey, especially for Michigan, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
  • Forgotten Patriots (African American and American Indian patriots of the American Revolution).

We’ll search records for you and email you digital images of what we find.

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