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Mattachine Research in Virginia


This research guide contains links to a few key indexes in researching LGBTQ history in Virginia as well as significant online resources and print materials.

Please also visit these related research guides:


If you need additional assistance, please contact the Swem Library Research Department.

Useful Links


Ask a Research Question (Swem Library Research Desk Help)

Interlibrary Loan (obtain copies of articles and books from other libraries)

History Writing Resources Center

Citing Your Sources (guide to citation styles)

RefWorks (online citation manager tool)

Swem Catalog Search

Start with a keyword search on your topic in the catalog , then once you find a book on your subject, please then look at the subject headings that are used to look for more. Remember that thousands of government documents including hearings and reports are in the catalog.


Not finding the book you need in our catalog? Search WorldCat which has books and journals from all over the world.


Subject Guide

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