Created in 1918 by the Georgia General Assembly, the institution was originally named the Georgia Department of Archives and History. It was redesignated the Division of Archives and History, with the alternative name Georgia Archives, in 2002. The Georgia Archives, formerly a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, became a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia in 2013.
Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:
This series contains a variety of correspondence: acceptances and regrets to the dedication. congratulations acknowledged, thank you's and miscellaneous correspondence: also included invitation lists, platform arrangements, luncheon arrangements, gifts and flowers, printers' information, program arrangements, publicity, speeches and organization of staff.
This series contains receipt books used when a bequest was made to the Archives in years past. These were the only records kept of acquisitions at that time. Also included is correspondence of the Director primarily concerning various items among the archival holdings.
This series consists of lists of General Assembly members , their district, address, birth date, education. occupation, religion, party, military status, and marital status. Officers of the Senate and House of Representatives are listed for each session. This information is available for sessions, listed below. For other publications of the Department of Archives and History see RG 4, SG 6, Series 11, Archives Advocate Director's Memo Newsletter.
These are photographs of subjects selected for the Georgia Hall of Fame in the State Capitol and the Chief Justices of the Georgia Supreme Court in the Judicial Building; photographs of clay models and marble busts of these subjects; photographs taken at dedications of Confederate monuments. Most photographs are 8x10 inch glossy prints; others are snapshot size.
This portion of the Director's Subject File contains statistical information reported to the Director by organizational subdivisions. The statistics are reported by a different format for different years.
The layouts are composed of graph paper attached to fiberboard. They were created in order to facilitate the efficient layout and construction of the free standing shelving units for the lower vaults in the Georgia Archives. They have not undergone further processing.
Georgia Archives - Local Government Section - Subject Files, State Records Management Officer's Subject Files
This series contains project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's manuscripts and proofs for portions of The New Georgia Guide other than the introduction and essays. The guide, sponsored by the Georgia Humanities Council and published in 1996, was designed as an update of the WPA Guide to Georgia first published in 1940. It consists of essays and tours of nine different geographic regions of the state, each written by a separate author, with photographs and maps.