Collections of the Georgia Historical Society

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Search Our Collection. The Georgia Historical Society Research Center preserves and makes accessible an unparalleled collection of Georgia history, including over 5 million manuscripts,photographs, 30, architectural drawings, 15, rare and non-rare.

The Georgia Historical Society has been publishing Georgia history almost since its founding and it remains committed to this vital part of our mission. Inin an effort to facilitate research on Georgia history and increase access to its collections, GHS launched an ambitious publications program, which initially consisted of transcribing.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Collections of the Georgia Historical Society by Georgia Historical Society Staff (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Historical collections of Georgia: containing the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc.

relating to its history and antiquities, from its first settlement to the present time ; compiled from original records and official documents ; illustrated by nearly one hundred engravings of public buildings, relics of antiquity, historic localities, natural scenery.

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Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the premier independent statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining, and teaching Georgia history.

GHS houses the oldest and most distinguished collection of materials related exclusively to Georgia history in the nation.

has historically been one of the Georgia Historical Society's major avenues of disseminating Georgia history. Issued intermittently, the series Collections of the Georgia Historical Society began publication inand the twenty-second volume was published in The Georgia Historical Society's Digital Image Catalog contains select digital images of photographs, prints, artifacts, portraits, and other collection materials.

It is not a complete catalog of all collections held by the Georgia Historical Society, but new digital images are added regularly. Original data: Historical collections of the Georgia chapters, Daughters of the American a, Ga.: C.P.

Byrd, state printer, The Bulloch County Historical Society Publications collection includes monographs and other materials sponsored by the Society. Materials cover a wide range of subjects of interest to Society members and the public including Bulloch County's people, institutions, and culture.

The letter book was published as Collections of the Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, ) III, Sponsorship Encoding funded by a Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The Museum Objects Catalog also houses the Confederate Memorial Collections of the Georgia Historical Society book Society (CMLS) Image Collection, which includes items from the American Civil War Museum, including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes-de-visite, albumen prints, cabinet cards, stereographs, glass negatives, and lantern slides.

Learn more and browse the collection. While the coverage of this work extends to seventeen Georgia counties, fully two-thirds of the book deals with Franklin County. Each chapter begins with a brief description of the county records covered, which, in most cases, are among the oldest extant and date from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth century.

By and large, the material for the other sixteen counties--Baldwin, Bullock. Researchers may download images for personal or educational use if the following credit line is included with the image: Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society.

Requests to use/publish images for commercial or non-profit purposes must be submitted in writing to the Georgia Historical Society. The Historical Society has also published a pictorial history book about this collection, written by Michael Wagner, and it is available for purchase in our store.

Harold Johnston Archaeology Collection – Mr. Harold Johnston, a Woodstock native, donated over 4, Native American projectile points and artifacts to the Historical Society in Collections of Early County Historical Society Volume 2 (Volume 2) [Whitehead, Mary Grist, ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Collections of Early County Historical Society Volume 2 (Volume 2)Price: $ About this Book Catalog Record Details. Collections of the Georgia Historical Society, volume III, Georgia Historical Society. View full catalog record.

Search Our Collections. Choose one of the following and begin your search of our collections and associated collections housed elsewhere. Search Our Online Records. Georgia Archives records available online.

Virtual Vault - This is your portal to some of Georgia’s most important historical documents, from to the present. The Virtual. Genre/Form: Genealogy History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collections of Early County Historical Society.

Blakely, Ga., Early County Historical Society, The Roswell Historical Society and City of Roswell Research Library and Archives Our Collections. The Research Library and Archives houses outstanding collections of manuscripts, maps, books, audio/visual material, visual arts, photographs, newspapers, pamphlets, residence and family files, textiles, and artifacts related to Roswell, Georgia.

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1, likes 8 were here. Athens (GA) Historical Society5/5(3). The Presbyterian Historical Society's collections include archival records, published materials, and artifacts documenting the history of the Presbyterian and Reformed tradition in America. To help patrons locate materials, the society has created several catalogs.

Research Tools help you access the wealth of materials at PHS by providing more. Many of the Kansas Historical Society's collections are available online. The Historical Society offers several digital portals, and also partners with others in presenting digital content. Find these online collections: Kansas Memory digital collections - find hundreds of thousands of primary sources in our popular portal - photographs, maps.

Georgia Statewide Online Genealogy Records. This chart shows links to statewide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county or town), go to Locating Online Databases.and can be searched free of charge at your local family history center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Advanced Search - Collections The Advanced Search fields below offer visitors the ability to search for detailed information and media within the Collections Catalog of records.

A variety of options are available, including searching by keywords, subjects, media types, library call numbers, or. The Georgia Historical Society has published the Quarterly since It has been recognized by the governor of Georgia with a Governor's Award in the Humanities.

The Georgia Historical Quarterly is received by all members of the Georgia Historical Society, as well as almost 1, university, college, and public libraries, historical societies. The Georgia Archives is overseen by the University System of Georgia. They are responsible for collecting and maintaining the historical records of Georgia government and history.

County Records On Microfilm - One of the largest collections of interest, comprising records created by. Sample Finding Aid with Annotations. Below is an example of a finding aid describing an archival collection.

This annotated model is designed to help define the separate parts of a finding aid and the standard formatting of finding aids in archives. Historical Collections of the Joseph Habersham Chapter, Daughters American Revolution, Vol III., [transcribed for Georgia Genealogy Trails by Dena W.] Franklin was another big county largely given over to the Revolutionary Soldiers in bounty lands for their services.

This database contains finding aids to over 2, archival collections held by the Georgia Historical Society. Archival collections include family and personal papers, military records, records of social and cultural organizations, and business records documenting the history of Georgia from the 18th through the 20th century.

Sullivan's lively account draws upon the vast archival and photographic collections of the Georgia Historical Society to trace the development of Georgia's politics, economy, and society and relates the stories of the people, both great and small, who shaped our destiny.

Georgia. Summary Shows railroad lines emanating south and east of Atlanta going toward Macon and Columbus, Ga., with a notation " miles from Atlanta to Andersonville [Prison]." - This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.

The maps in the Map Collections. The Georgia Historical Society was founded in and is headquartered in Savannah. The Society tells the story of Georgia by preserving records and artifacts, by publishing and encouraging research and scholarship, and by implementing educational and outreach : ArcadiaPublishing.

The book contains all of the info off of the markers and a photo. M15 "Historical Collections of the Georgia Chapters, Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol.

II." Grace Gillam Davidson, Clearfield Pub.,reprinted Early records of Richmond Co., GA. Anon., "Account of the Siege of Savannah, from a British Source," Collections of the Georgia Historical Society 5, pt.

1 (Savannah, Ga.: Braid and Hutton, ). Mark Mayo Boatner III, Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, Bicentennial Edition. For more than 70 years, the Augusta Richmond County Historical Society (ARCHS) has collected, preserved and told Augusta’s story. WE COLLECT IT through such projects as the Veterans History Project, in which we have completed video interviews with over local veterans of World War II, and are interviewing veterans of Korea and Vietnam.

These interviews are available locally at the Reese. The Georgia Archives identifies, collects, provides access and preserves Georgia’s historical documents. Whether you love history, or simply want to know how we serve the citizens of Georgia, we invite you to explore our website or visit us in the City of Morrow, located just south of Atlanta.

Henderson Library (Stateboro) Collections: Lane Library (Armstrong) Collections: Bulloch County Historical Newspapers; Bulloch County Historical Society Collection; Delma E.

Presley Collection of South Georgia History and Culture; Georgia Southern University Publications; Manuscripts and Early Printed Book CollectionAuthor: Autumn Johnson.

The Vermont Historical Society engages both Vermonters and "Vermonters at heart" in the exploration of our state's rich heritage. Our purpose is to reach a broad audience through our outstanding collections, statewide outreach, and dynamic programming.

We believe that an understanding of the past changes lives and builds better communities.This site from the University Libraries of the University of Washington provides digital databases, including over 2, original photographs. Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society.

The Library of Congress hosts this multi-media collection of posters, photographs, and written materials drawn from the archival collections of.Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letters, This digital collection integrates two collections from the holdings of the Nebraska State Historical Society, which illustrate the story of settlement on the Great Plains.

Includes approximately 3, glass plate negatives by.

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