Found In The Archives


Monthly issues of Found in the Archives  will highlight interesting and unique documents in the custody of the Fairfax Circuit Court Historic Records Center. For more information about the documents you see in these issues, please call 703-246-4168 or email

Current Issue

October 2017
Colonial Marriage PDF icon

Past Issues

September 2017
Disease in Fairfax County PDF icon
August 2017
Immigration Records at the Court PDF icon
July 2017
Lucy B. Webb: A Fairfax County Teacher Ahead of Her Time PDF icon
June 2017
Confederate Pension Applications at the HRC PDF icon
May 2017
The Court and Public Events PDF icon
April 2017
Honoring the Centennial of U.S. Entry Into World War I PDF icon
March 2017
The Fairfax Family and the Columbian College in DC PDF icon
February 2017
Dennis Comer: From Slavery to Freedom PDF icon
January 2017
Smallpox in 19th Century Fairfax County PDF icon
December 2016
Historic Records Center News PDF icon
November 2016
Fowl Play: Turkey Theft in Fairfax County PDF icon
October 2016
Prohibition in Fairfax County PDF icon
September 2016
Proposal for Freedmen’s Bureau School at Fairfax Court House PDF icon
August 2016
Spring 2015 CCRP Grant Records Returned PDF icon
July 2016
Lost Court Records RETURNED! PDF icon
June 2016
Noxious Animal Bounties and Sheep Claims PDF icon
May 2016
Birth and Death Records at the Court PDF icon
April 2016
Court Cases PDF icon
March 2016
Research at the Historic Records Center PDF icon
February 2016
Ordinaries and Taverns, Part II PDF icon
January 2016
Ordinaries and Taverns PDF icon
December 2015
The Courthouse Well PDF icon
November 2015
Confederate Pension Applications at the Court PDF icon
October 2015
Dueling in Fairfax County PDF icon
September 2015
Fairfax Court Slavery Index Project PDF icon
August 2015
Seeking Lost Fairfax Court Records PDF icon
July 2015
Road PetitionsPDF icon
June 2015
Estrays in Fairfax CountyPDF icon
May 2015
Apprenticeships in Colonial Fairfax CountyPDF icon
April 2015
215th Anniversary - Court Sessions at Historic Fairfax CourthousePDF icon
March 2015
Irish Immigrants in Fairfax CountyPDF icon
February 2015
Linking RecordsPDF icon
January 2015
1804 Plat of AlexandriaPDF icon
December 2014
Broadsides at Fairfax County CourthousePDF icon
November 2014
World War I In FairfaxPDF icon
October 2014
Preserving and Conserving the Court's RecordsPDF icon



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