VCU Libraries

Research Guides

Architectural History - Richmond

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If you have a question
or would like to schedule an appointment, class, or research consultation, contact us at 

(804) 828-1108

Where is the collection?

Special Collections & Archives

Location: 4th floor, Cabell Library

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

By appointment only

Phone:  (804) 828-1108

Food and drink are not permitted.


Postcard image of of the 900 of W. Franklin Street looking east, postmarked 1912.

A major subject area in Special Collections and Archives is documenting Richmond's architectural history, especially the architecture of the Fan District which includes VCU's Monroe Park Campus. This research guide provides access to some of the department's unique resources. Links to other online resources are also presented here.