Seminary Archives

Contact Archives

In order to provide the best services possible, researchers are highly encouraged to contact Archives staff to schedule an appointment and to determine availability of materials.  Appointments for the Archives are available 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; Tuesdays by special request only.

To submit reference questions remotely, please email us at or contact us directly:

Christopher Pote, CA
Virginia Theological Seminary
(703) 461-1850

Dr. Joseph Downing Thompson
Assistant Archivist
African American Episcopal Historical Collection
(703) 461-1732

Mailing address:
Bishop Payne Library
Virginia Theological Seminary
3737 Seminary Rd.
Alexandria, VA  22304
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