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Ray Bonis

Senior Research Associate

Research and Learning, Special Collections and Archives

(804) 827-3575
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 401

Ray Bonis is a 1988 graduate of VCU. He has worked in the department since 1992. He coordinates reference and other departmental activities. He has worked for VCU Libraries since 1989. Bonis has published articles on Richmond and Virginia history and is the co-author of Virginia Commonwealth University (2006) and Greetings from Richmond (2009), an illustrated architectural history of Richmond using pre-1930s postcards of the city. His blog, The Shockoe Examiner, focuses on Richmond history. His other major interest is exploring the history of blues and rock music.


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901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
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509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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