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    Harpers Ferry Center

Library Databases

HFC Library

The Harpers Ferry Center Library operates the Center's research library, providing reference and interlibrary loan services, and archival consulting services to parks and NPS offices. If you have questions or would like more information, call 304-535-6261.

NPS Articles

Search for articles in magazines and journals pertaining to National Park Service areas or topics.


Courier: The Newsmagazine of the NPS

Search the index to the "NPS Courier" newsletters from 1977 to 1993, when publication was discontinued.


Sunshine & Shadows

Search our collection of Civil War regimental histories and personal narratives. This is the Web version of a catalog which Harpers Ferry Center published in 1986 as a combined catalog of the regimental histories and personal narratives in all NPS Civil War site libraries. Since 1986, the HFC Library has been updating HFC holdings only, which includes journal articles. All updates from NPS Civil War site libraries will be added as they are received.

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