Before requesting a research appointment, we request that you do a preliminary search of our catalogs to make sure we have relevant materials for your project.

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We do not have extensive materials related to the genealogy of the Washington, Custis, Ball, or allied families.  Please contact the Library of Virginia, or the National Society of Washington Family Descendants for lookups and verification of potential familial connections.

We are not open for public tours, or included in admission to the Mount Vernon Estate. To see original documents from our collection, visit the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, which is included in your admission

Access to non-digitized rare materials is subject to purpose of research and preservation needs.

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