Mount Vernon Genealogical Society - Founded 1991
Founded 1991

1500 Shenandoah Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22308
  Pat Trader and Cynthia Dailey Enjoy the Outer Banks Declaration

Library Catalog Always Online!

The Mount Vernon Genealogical Society Library Catalog is now online as an interactive application. 
You now have access to all the information in our library holdings from anywhere you have internet connectivity. A number of features, not found in the index system previously online, are now available to members and the public. Searches by “Subject”, “Location” and “Media Type” can now be made on almost 2800 holdings in the library. Further searches can then be done on “Title”, “Author” and “Call Number”. Once the desired list of records is found they can be “printed” to a PDF document by clicking on the “PDF List” icon. 

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NARA Guides
NARA Guides
Researching Virginia Genealogy Resources?
Try our Library Catalog! You can search by LOCATION and then by specific SUBJECT.
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August 17
Facebook: A Tool for Genealogy Research
  Presenter: Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional based in the United States who is also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, online community builder and more.   Description: While Facebook is the world’s largest online social network with more than 1.2 billion ...
August 19
PANDEMIC PROJECT - Tying Up Loose Ends
INSTRUCTOR:  Pandemic Project Members   This session is an opportunity to get a brief refresher about each of the ways to document the Pandemic, ask questions of "the experts," and get help with your submission if you want it.  It ...
September 14
How-To's of Photo Analysis
INSTRUCTOR:  Brian Richard   Brian will show you how to analyze your historic photos to get the most information out of them you can.   To register for the class, please send an email with the date and title of ...
September 21
Using Genealogy to Tell the Story of New York City's Irish Famine Immigrants
  Presenter: Tyler Anbinder, Ph.D,  Professor of History, George Washington University    Description: Genealogy is being used more and more to write history, and in this case the Great Famine and the Irish immigrants’ impact in New York City. Professor Tyler ...
September 23
Research in Washington DC: Using the National Archives
INSTRUCTOR:  CHUCK MASON   Once we know the status of HHSC, we'll be able to enter a final time and location.   Many changes in how to do research have taken place at the National Archives.  Some records are now ...