Georgia

1855

 

Atlanta History Center an institution chartered to preserve Atlanta’s history, searchable online catalogs, database of digitized photos, architectural drawings, finding aids and subject guides

Colonial Will Books beginning in 1754, from the Georgia Department of Archives and History

Digital Library of Georgia Gateway to digitized books, manuscripts, photos, documents, newspapers, maps and more from institutions across the state

Digital Library of Georgia Historic Newspapers collection of 14 historic newspapers spanning the years 1847 to 1922, searchable, original images

Georgia Archival Repositories from the Society of Georgia Archivists, links to selected archival repositories in the state of Georgia

Georgia Archives Virtual Vault Death certificates (1919-1927), Colonial wills, Confederate soldier information, historic maps and more

Georgia Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1909 database on FamilySearch

Georgia Historic Newspapers– Search by title, date, county, region

Georgia History the Georgia Historical Society with online collections, oral histories and digitized images of photographs, prints, artifacts, portraits, and manuscripts

Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library online collection includes Civil War documents, war diary, facsmile books, historical maps, images and broadsides

Headright and Bounty Plats of Survey, 1783-1909 useful for early land records, from the Georgia Department of Archives and History

New Georgia Encyclopedia web-based encyclopedia containing over 2,000 articles about the state of Georgia

Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive online access to seventeen newspaper titles published in Savannah from 1809 to 1880, can be browsed by date and full-text searchable

Troup County Historical Society Archives digital archives of marriage records, deeds, photographs and oral history

University of Georgia Libraries

Wilkes County, Georgia “The Mother of Upper Georgia” large compilation of record abstracts (land, deed, probate, tax lists), online books, histories, cemetery info and links for research in this very early and important NE Georgia county

 

Also see links for Appalachia Region and The South