Finding Aids

A bibliographical listing of books and materials available in the SMC of the Norfolk Public Library.
A timeline of Norfolk & Portsmouth city growth. Also includes a map of Norfolk annexations.
An index of regional newspapers on microfilm that are available at the SMC.
An index of Norfolk City Records that are available on microfilm at the SMC.


How to Guides

Besides suggestions for starting your research, this guide also includes a list of helpful books and other resources located in the SMC.
How to understand and make the best use of the Norfolk City Directories, as well as a list of Norfolk City Directories available in the SMC.


Special Collection