A Database of Virginia Slave Names

About the Project

This database is the latest step by the Virginia Historical Society to increase access to its varied collections relating to Virginians of African descent. Since its founding in 1831, the VHS has collected unpublished manuscripts, a collection that now numbers more than 8 million processed items.

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Unknown No Longer is sponsored in part by a generous grant from Dominion, a Fortune 200 energy company headquartered in Richmond.

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