Returns: Outdoor or Indoor Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: In-Branch Self Checkout, Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: Technology services, browsing collection, self checkout. Virtual Branch is available 24/7.

Please visit the Locations page for current operating hours. For more information on current services and how the Library is keeping customers and staff safe, visit the MCPL COVID-19 Information and Updates page.

Back to top

Virginia Company Archives

This database includes the Ferrar Papers, 1590-1790, from Magdalene College, Cambridge. It documents the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London, 1606-1624; the continuing interest of the Ferrar family in the settlement of North America from Jamestown to the Bermudas; trade between Britain and America; the ethnic and gender composition of early Virginia; tensions amongst the colonists; and early relations with Native Americans.

 

Go to Virginia Company Archives

Resources You May Also Like

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories

Find primary sources on North American immigration.
More Info

Historical Newspapers

Search prominent newspapers dating back to 1764.
More Info

Genealogy Connect

Browse and download eBooks focused on genealogy.
More Info

Digital Sanborn Maps

Search U.S. fire insurance maps from 1867 to 1970.
More Info

Events You May Also Like

Blogs You May Also Like

Meet the Genealogy Guys!

Meet the Genealogy Guys!

Whether you are an expert genealogist, or you have no idea where to start, never fear; the “Genealogy Gu
Read More
word search

I’ve Lost My Census!

When I began my genealogy research over 30 years ago, I tried searching for Australian censu
Read More
MGC Lock-In

In November, Stay Up Late at MGC

Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Friday, November 8, from 6:00 to 11:30 p.m.
Read More
Are You One of the One-Third?

Are You One of the One-Third?

I was born into a family where my paternal grandmother lived with us, and even though she died when I was 10 y
Read More

Was this page helpful? Yes No