The Virginia Theological Seminary Archives and Special Collections serve the seminary community by collecting, preserving, and making available: the institutional records of Virginia Theological Seminary and Bishop Payne Divinity School; the papers of prominent individuals of the two organizations; and the holdings of the African American Episcopal Historical Collection (a joint project of VTS and the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church). Explore the collections at the following links:

The VTS Institutional Records
The Personal Papers Collection
The African American Episcopal Historical Collection (AAEHC)
The Rare Book Collection

The BPL and Archives Special Digital Collections: Click Here

Seminary Catalogs, Seminary Journals, Oral History Collections, and More

For Archive Policies and Procedures, Click Here.



If you are considering donating your personal papers or would like to record your oral history, we want to hear from you. Please contact AskArchives@vts.edu

To make a monetary gift for the Archives or AAEHC, visit www.vts.edu/give.

For questions regarding the AAEHC endowment,or monetary gifts, contact the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Linda Dienno at: ldienno@vts.edu