Research Resources

Reference Resources

Through Washington and Lee's Library, students can access a variety of reference resources that can help with their own research for History courses, such as encyclopedias, biographical information, and primary sources.


Historic Texts 

Leyburn library can also offer students a concise list of sources that can be used specifically for History courses and find reliable primary sources.


W&L Special Collections

Washington and Lee has an impressive Special Collections section in the library which can be accessed online or can be found on the first floor of Leyburn Library.


The Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Archives at the School of Law

Students also have access to the Washington and Lee Law School's library for information that may pertain to their topic or area of interest.