Interested in exploring your community’s history and culture? Here are resources that can help you get started or dive deeper into your research.

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Digital Library of Georgia

The Digital Library of Georgia provides access to dozens of genealogical collections in Georgia. These collections include:

  • Historic photographic collections
  • University yearbooks
  • Song book collections
  • Student newspapers and more.

Discover Georgia’s Treasures

Georgia's Treasures Genealogy BookletGeorgia’s Treasures: Exploring Your Genealogy, History and Culture at Public Libraries.

Find unique and varied treasures in distinctive and carefully curated collections in Georgia’s public libraries.


Through GALILEO, Georgia’s Virtual Library, you have access to census collections, vital records and other genealogy documents.
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Featured GALILEO resources:

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Discover More of Georgia’s History

Georgia’s Virtual Vault
Your portal to some of Georgia’s most important historical documents, from 1733 to the present.

Georgia Historic Newspapers

A free and open archive of digitized historical newspapers from around the state.

Georgia Historical Society
Home of the oldest and most distinguished collection of materials related exclusively to Georgia history.


Featured Public Library Archives, Genealogy, Local History, and Special Collections

(In alphabetical order)