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Sargeant Memorial Collection Temporary Closure

Post Date:07/29/2014 10:09 AM

In order to prepare for the move to Norfolk Public Library’s new main library, the Slover Memorial Library, the Sargeant Memorial Local History and Genealogy Collection will close at Pretlow Anchor Branch Library after August 30, 2014. Assistance with local history and genealogy research and data retrieval will end until the Slover Memorial Library opens in January 2015.

In the interim, please use the following locations for help with local history and genealogy services. Many of these locations are staffed by volunteers, so call ahead first to make sure they can assist you.

Esther Murdaugh Wilson Memorial Room
Portsmouth Public Library
601 Court Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 393-8501 ext. 6521
localhistory@portsmouthva.gov
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Special Collections & University Archives
Patricia W. & J. Douglas Perry Library
Old Dominion University
4427 Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23529
(757) 683-4483
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Wallace Memorial Room
Central Library
Chesapeake Public Library
298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 410-7147 (Reference Service)
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Harrison B. Wilson Archives
Lyman Beecher Brooks Library
Norfolk State University
700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 823-2002 or 823-2003
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Edgar Brown Local History and Genealogy Collection
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Virginia Beach Public Library
4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 385-0150 (Reference Service)
library@vbgov.com
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