RELIC’s mission is to Preserve Prince William’s heritage, Provide access to Virginia historical information, and Assist family historians – whatever their family origins.
RELIC offers a variety of historical research materials and services. Staff are available to assist with your research. To identify particular titles and their locations, see our catalog
National and International Resources
Census schedules and indexes (Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest
Genealogical magazines (and PERSI index
to genealogical magazines)
Passenger lists (including Ancestry Library Edition)
Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday (September to June), 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.
The following staff are assigned full time to RELIC. They are trained to help you with your historical research needs.
Donald L. Wilson, Virginiana Librarian (Head of RELIC), since 1979.
Tish Como, Librarian I, since 1994.
Beverly R. Veness, Library Assistant III, since 1994.
Librarians from the Adult Services department augment the assigned staff to provide coverage Sundays and all hours the library is open.