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UMW Libraries
Simpson Library | Special Collections


A guide to genealogical research in the Fredericksburg area.

Books for genealogists

Here are a few books that may be of interest to genealogists. This is only a small selection of the books that are available in the UMW libraries; you may wish to speak with a librarian to identify other books that are relevant to the time period or geographical area that you're researching.

Reference Books in Simpson Library

Reference books may not be checked out. Everyone is welcome to come and use these books inside the library building. We offer free electronic scanning, and photocopying for 10 cents per page.