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Coverage for grant PW-50845-11

Digitization of the Petersburg Virginia Chancery Causes, 1803-1912
Carl Childs, Library of Virginia

Grant details:

Petersburg Progress Index (Media Coverage)
Date: 9/2/2011

Historic Petersburg records now online! (Media Coverage)
Publication: Petersburg Progress Index
Date: 8/3/2012
Abstract: A vast treasure trove of Petersburg court documents from the 1700s to the 20th century are now available to the public thanks to a long effort to digitize the records. The Library of Virginia recently announced it has completed Petersburg's chancery records digitization project. The digitization effort means that nearly 240,000 documents are now available to the public for free through the Virginia Memory Web portal ( The project - which took more than 10 years to complete - was partially funded by a $155,071 grant of from the National Endowment for the Humanities