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The Library of Virginia created the Virginia Web Archive to preserve and make accessible, in perpetuity, the Web heritage of the Commonwealth of Virginia. This is the archive of Virginia state government, political office holders and candidates, and select organization web sites. To learn more, see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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Capital Square Renovation Collection icon

Capital Square Renovation Collection

This collection preserves the web sites that document the 2004-2007 renovation of the Capitol building designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1785, and the associated Capitol Square complex in Richmond, Virginia.

Governor Mark R. Warner Administration Web Archive icon

Governor Mark R. Warner Administration Web Archive

The Web archive of the Administration of Governor Mark R. Warner (2002-2006) contains archived versions of Web sites for the Governor's Office, his initiative sites, and the sites of his cabinet secretaries. Also included are the related sites for the First Lady, as well as the Lieutenant Governor and the Attorney General, two officials elected in the same cycle as Governor Warner.

Governor Robert F. McDonnell Administration Web Archive icon

Governor Robert F. McDonnell Administration Web Archive

The Web archive of the Administration of Governor Robert F. McDonnell (2010-2014) contains archived versions of Web sites for the Governor's Office, his initiative sites, the sites of his cabinet secretaries, and the Governor's YouTube channel. Also included are the related sites for the First Lady (Maureen McDonnell), as well as the Lt. Governor (Bill Bolling), and Attorney General (Ken Cuccinelli), two statewide officials elected in the same cycle as Governor McDonnell.

Governor Timothy Kaine Administration Collection icon

Governor Timothy Kaine Administration Collection

The Web archive of the Administration of Governor Tim Kaine (2006—2010) contains archived versions of Web sites for the Governor's Office, his initiative sites, and the sites of his cabinet secretaries. Also included are the related sites for the First Lady (Anne Holton), as well as the Lt. Governor (Bill Bolling), and Attorney General (Bob McDonnell and William C. Mims), two statewide officials elected in the same cycle as Governor Kaine.

Jamestown 2007 Commemoration Collection icon

Jamestown 2007 Commemoration Collection

In 2007, the Commonwealth of Virginia will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. This collection documents the web presence of this commemoration across and beyond Virginia.

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Tragedy at Virginia Tech

This collection captures Virginia Government Web sites related to the shooting at Virginia Tech on Monday, April 16, 2007. This collection includes audio excerpts from press conferences held on Tuesday, April 17, audio excerpts from the Convocation ceremony held on Tuesday, April 17, and a video stream of the entire Convocation. Also included is a list of the victims.

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Virginia Organization Web Archive

In addition to the papers of individuals, families, businesses, churches, and other entities, the Private Papers section of the Library of Virginia also collects materials from Virginia organizations. Hoping to capture the online presence as well as the more traditional records of these groups, the Library has begun the process of archiving Web sites of organizations that are already represented in our collection. These include social, civic, service, cultural, and other groups that may be either entirely Virginia-based, or the Virginia branches of larger organizations.

Virginia State Government Web Sites Collection icon

Virginia State Government Web Sites Collection

This collection preserves the web sites of Virginia state agencies.

Virginia Statewide Election Campaign Web Sites icon

Virginia Statewide Election Campaign Web Sites

This collection was created to capture the websites of candidates for the Virginia race for U.S. Senate 2006 November. Included are the websites for George Allen (Republican Party), Gail Parker (Independent Green Party), and Jim Webb (Democratic Party). The websites were crawled daily throughout the last three weeks of the election.

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2005 icon

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2005

This collection preserves the web sites that document Virginia's November 2005 state-wide election. Included are former governor Mark Warner's web site, the first lady's web site, the Virginia Democratic and Republican Party web sites, as well as sites for the candidates for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General. Also included are blogs related to the election, web sites of cabinet secretaries, and sites for Warner administration initiatives.

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2007 icon

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2007

This collection preserves the web sites that document Virginia's 2007 General Assembly elections (primary and general). All 140 members of the Virginia General Assembly are up for election in 2007. Included are Web sites for candidates for the House of Delegates and Senate, the state Virginia Democratic and Republican Party Web sites, as well as Web sites for local and regional Democratic and Republican party committees. Also included are Web sites for Virginia's Congressional delegation (official and private), former Virginia Governor James S. Gilmore's 2008 Presidential campaign Web site, former Governor Mark R. Warner's PAC Web site, and two political "sunshine" Web sites: Virginia Public Access Project and Richmond Sunlight.

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2008 icon

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2008

This collection preserves the Web sites that document Virginia's 2008 Congressional elections (primary and general). All 11 members of Virginia's Congressional Delegation as well as one U.S. Senate seat are up for election in 2008. Included are campaign Web sites for candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, official sites for Virginia's Congressional delegation, the state Virginia Democratic and Republican Party Web sites, as well as Web sites for members of the Virginia General Assembly. Also included are Web sites for the Political Action Committees of Governor Tim Kaine and former Governor George Allen, the personal Web sites of Lt. Governor Bill Bolling, Attorney General Bob McDonnell and former Governor (and U.S. Senate candidate) James S. Gilmore, and two political "sunshine" Web sites: Virginia Public Access Project and Richmond Sunlight. The general election is 4 November 2008.

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2009 icon

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2009

This collection preserves the Web sites that document Virginia's 2009 statewide and Virginia House of Delegates elections (primary and general). All 3 statewide offices (Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General) as well as all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates are up for election in 2009. Included are campaign Web sites for candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General and the House of Delegates, official sites for Virginia's Congressional delegation, the state Virginia Democratic and Republican Party Web sites, as well as Web sites for members of the Virginia General Assembly. Also included are Web sites for the Political Action Committees of Governor Tim Kaine and former Governor George Allen, and two political "sunshine" Web sites: Virginia Public Access Project and Richmond Sunlight. The primary election is 9 June 2009 and the general election is 3 November 2009.

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2010 icon

Virginia's Political Landscape, 2010

This collection preserves the Web sites that document Virginia's 2010 Congressional elections (primary and general). All 11 members of Virginia's Congressional Delegation were up for election in 2010. Included are campaign Web sites for candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives, official sites for Virginia's Congressional delegation, the state Virginia Democratic and Republican Party Web sites, as well as Web sites for members of the Virginia General Assembly.