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Georgia Archives - Administration - Activity Reports and Budget Requests

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Identifier: 004-01-064
Dates: Created: 1965-1971
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Annual Reports of the Compiler of State Records

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Identifier: 004-01-075
Scope and Contents These paper-bound annual reports document the founding of the Department and its formative years. Directed to the Governor and later to the State Historical Commission including the Governor as chairman, the reports review the accomplishments of the Department in the following areas: (1) the gathering of war materials during the post World War I era (2) the encouragement of work in local history (3) the accessioning and arrangement of public records and manuscripts (4) the repairing or mending...
Dates: Created: 1915-1936
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Archives Publications

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Identifier: 004-01-030
Scope and Contents This series consists of varied publications published by the Department of Archives and History and includes general and research information. The general information pamphlets are to inform persons interested in the Archives and include information on displays, tours, genealogical research, historical research, and Archives' policy and are designed to bring about public awareness of archival holdings. Research publications include descriptive inventories, guides and special lists, plus...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Bicentennial Grant Applications

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Identifier: 004-01-037
Scope and Contents These are the Director's reference copies of applications for Bicentennial grants to the Georgia Commission for the National Bicentennial Celebration, on which the Director sat as a member. These applications provided the basis for discussion, review, and approval for grants. Each application is annotated for or against endorsement. The application consisted of three parts: identification, project narrative, and budget data. The narrative generally reviews the background of a proposal, its...
Dates: Created: 1975-1976
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Building Dedication

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Identifier: 004-01-015
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1965
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Colonial Records of Georgia (Publication)

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Identifier: 004-01-034
Scope and Contents This series consists of 39 numbered volumes of Georgia colonial and early state records compiled by Governor Allen D. Candler under authority of the Georgia General Assembly. The project of publishing these volumes began in 1904 and was finally completed after some major changes in the original plans in 1937. After the death of Governor Candler in 1910, the project languished for some years until Secretary of State John Wilson undertook, with the aid of the Works Progress Administration, to...
Dates: Created: 1904-1937
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Committee Files, Forts

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Identifier: 004-01-021
Scope and Contents This series includes correspondence, minutes, Georgia magazines, newspaper articles, etc. pertaining to the Archives Forts Committee. This committee was established in 1966 for three chief reasons: (1) to acquaint researchers with the wealth of untapped source material on frontier and military Georgia located in the Archives and other repositories in the state, (2) to publicize through the pages of the Georgia Magazine a little-known segment of state history and (3) to educate Archives staff...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Correspondence With Other Public Archivists

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Identifier: 004-01-076
Scope and Contents This series is correspondence of Mary Givens Bryan with the archivists of other public institutions. Most of the institutions represent state government. The correspondence consists of outgoing letter copies and incoming original letters. Information within the correspondence deals with: (1) the construction and furnishing of Georgia's new archival edifice (2) salary scales for archivists (3) Ernst Posner's study of state archival institutions (4) the Committee on State and Local Records of...
Dates: Created: 1958-1965
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - County Historians Correspondence

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Identifier: 004-01-006
Scope and Contents This series consists primarily of correspondence with county historians concerning the preparation of county histories, but also includes copies of historical materials such as rosters of county officials, newspaper clippings, extracts from state records, etc. which relate to specific counties. Also included are the State Historian's general correspondence regarding the project as a whole and her general information folder containing state level compilations of data regarding individual...
Dates: Created: 1928-1948
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Director's Correspondence

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Identifier: 004-01-002
Scope and Contents This series consists of correspondence of the various directors of the Georgia Department of Archives and History. Much of the material is very informative and complete in areas where the department did extensive research work, but most of it is simply routine in nature. Subject matter contained in this series includes: (1) Archives staff (2) general correspondence which includes: (a) genealogical (b) personal (c) military matters (d) invitations to speak and attend ceremonies (e) catalogs of...
Dates: Created: 1924-1966
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Director's Subject Files

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Identifier: 004-01-020
Scope and Contents These are the subject files of the Director of the Georgia Department of Archives and History. The files reflect the operation of the Director's Office including but not limited to the following subjects: the planning and direction of the Department; relating with other professional archivists and organizations including the Society of American Archivists; diplomatic relations with fraternal and patriotic societies such as the United Daughters of the Confederacy; construction of the new...
Dates: Created: 1929-2007
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Early Archives Records

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Identifier: 004-01-001
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1917-1950
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Fiscal Records

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Identifier: 004-01-013
Dates: Created: 1920-1952
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Guide to the General Assembly

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Identifier: 004-01-031
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1959-1976
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Hall of Fame Commission Correspondence

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Identifier: 004-01-016
Scope and Contents Mrs. Mary Givens Bryan, Director of the Department of Archives and History, served on the Hall of Fame Committee and her office provided the administrative and clerical work required by the Committee. The Georgia Hall of Fame (located in the rotunda of the Capitol) was established by an Act of the Legislature, approved Feb. 7. 1955. sponsored by the Georgia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy. Elections to the Hall of Fame are sponsored by the various women's patriotic societies of...
Dates: Created: 1957-1964
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Hall of Fame Commission Pictures and Proofs

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Identifier: 004-01-017
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1957-1964
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Historical Commission

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Identifier: 004-01-005
Dates: Created: 1918-1931
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Mary Givens Bryan Correspondence

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Identifier: 004-01-018
Scope and Contents This series includes miscellaneous incoming and outgoing correspondence of Mrs. Mary Givens Bryan, Director of the Department. Most of it is of a genealogical or historical nature. Also included are subject folders containing letters, interdepartmental memoranda and reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and other papers which provide reference material concerning archives, collections, historical and genealogical organizations, special projects, and other historical or...
Dates: Created: 1955-1964
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Mary Givens Bryan Memorial Correspondence

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Identifier: 004-01-014
Scope and Contents Mrs- Mary Givens Bryan was Director of the State Archives from 1951 - 1964. This series contains correspondence at the time of her death from the general public, Secretary of State's office and other people in the Archival profession. Also in this series is an Archives Staff Family Album presented to Mrs. Bryan while she was in the hospital containing baby pictures of staff members. A folder of miscellaneous information on the funeral arrangements is also included in this series. In Record...
Dates: Created: 1964-1965
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - New Archives Building

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Identifier: 004-01-012
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Photographs and Negatives

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Identifier: 004-01-057
Dates: Created: 1968-1972
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Society of American Archivists Meeting

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Identifier: 004-01-019
Scope and Contents The original joint meeting of these two societies, in which Georgia Archives was intimately associated, was held in Atlanta in October of 1966 at the Marriott Motor Lodge with the staff of the Georgia Dept. of Archives & History (hereafter referred to as G.D.A.H.) acting as hosts. The following material is limited to that conference. The type of material contained in the series,is the following: (1) Lists of staff members of the G.D.A.H., the dates and hours each was scheduled to attend...
Dates: Created: 1966
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Special Events Records

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Identifier: 004-01-009
Scope and Contents This series consists of records relating to four special events. The first is a Georgia exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. and subsequent traveling exhibit in Georgia. Records pertaining to this special event include correspondence relating to the collection of materials sent to the Library of Congress from Georgia, inventories, invitations, newspaper clippings and a catalog of the exhibit. The second event is the Georgia Bicentennial and the attendant festivities at Atlanta...
Dates: Created: 1948-2018
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Special Projects Files

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Identifier: 004-01-003
Scope and Contents This series documents the planning, implementation and results of Archives special projects. These special projects include: (1) publication projects, including WPA publication projects; (2) seminars; (3) grant documentation; (4) educational projects, particularly in Georgia history; and (5) commemoration of historical events.Included are: (1) feasibility studies; (2) surveys; (3) projects narratives and progress reports; (4) resource notes; (5) correspondence and memoranda (6)...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Statistical Workload Reports

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Identifier: 004-01-023
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1959-1973
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Administration - Upper and Lower Vaults Shelving Layouts

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Identifier: 004-01-066
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1970-1980
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Descriptive Services Section - Archives Finding Aids

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Identifier: 004-04-060
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Descriptive Services Section - Misc. Office Files

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Identifier: 004-04-068
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Educational Services Section - Archives Record Departmental Newsletter

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Identifier: 004-06-011
Scope and Contents This series contains a great variety of departmental newsletters produced in a rather uneven succession over the years from 1966 to the present. Not only is there variety in format, but even the content changed considerably from time to time. It can generally be assumed that the Archives Advocate was aimed primarily at the department's staff members and hence the content is of a more personal nature. As the audience of the news letter expanded, so did the content. More professional news was...
Dates: Created: 1966-1988
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Educational Services Section - Conservator's Subject Files

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Identifier: 004-06-070
Dates: Created: 1965-1982
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Educational Services Section - Display and Artifacts

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Identifier: 004-06-008
Dates: Created: 1858-1959
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Educational Services Section - Public Information Files

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Identifier: 004-06-051
Scope and Contents This series contains documents relating to the distribution of information to the news media and the public from the Educational Programs Section of the Georgia Department of Archives and History. The files consist of news clippings and press releases. A sampling of publicity contained in these files includes: (1) a seminar of "Cultural Archives"; (2) special activities commemorating the founding of Georgia; (3) donation of Gov. Jimmy Carter's administrative records to the Archives; (4)...
Dates: Created: 1972-1982
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Educational Services Section - Publication Record Set Files

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Identifier: 004-06-038
Scope and Contents This series contains the majority of the various brochures, posters, programs, invitations and lengthier lists and guides published by the Educational Services Section. Most deal with exhibits, workshops and seminars sponsored by the Department of Archives and History and under the supervision of the Section. Also included, however, are a few guides to private collections in the Archives holdings and aids to researchers who might be availing themselves of the facilities for the first time....
Dates: Created: 1977-1983
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Educational Services Section - Traveling Exhibit

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Identifier: 004-06-052
Scope and Contents This series consists of documents created between 1973 and 1977 which record the efforts made by the Educational Programs Section of the Archives in creating traveling exhibits to help celebrate the 200th Birthday of the United States of America. Specifically, a sampling of the projects contained in the 1.5 cubic feet of records reveals (1) initial copy written for the various exhibits or projects, (2) photo layout work, (3) correspondence requesting permission to reprint various sections of...
Dates: Created: 1973-1977
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Local Government Section - Director's Subject Files

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Identifier: 004-11-056
Scope and Contents This series consists of correspondence, memorandums, weekly activity reports, budgets, job descriptions, policy and procedures, trip reports, training schedules, and other related items concerning the activities of the Archives Division Director for Administration/Local Government Section. Due to reorganization within the Archives over the years, the State Records Management Officer position was eliminated and many of the job responsibilities transferred to Administration/Local Government...
Dates: Created: 1977-1998
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Counties, Printed Material

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Identifier: 004-12-090
Scope and Contents This series contains printed material used as background information on each Georgia county for The New Georgia Guide. 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. The printed material was gathered by regional coordinators, project staff,...
Dates: Created: 1933-1995
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Editorial Board

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Identifier: 004-12-081
Scope and Contents This series contains original and xeroxed material of project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's working files on the editorial board of The New Georgia Guide. 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. A lead essay about the entire state...
Dates: Created: 1992-1995
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Essay Writers and Project Managers

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Identifier: 004-12-082
Scope and Contents This series contains original and xeroxed material of project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's working files on New Georgia Guide essay writers and on other guide personnel. The New Georgia 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. A lead...
Dates: Created: 1992-1996
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Index and Other Book Sections

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Identifier: 004-12-083
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1994-1995
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Maps and Cartographer

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Identifier: 004-12-084
Scope and Contents This series contains original and photocopied material of project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's working files on maps for The New Georgia Guide. 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. Maps of the tours for each region were published in the book. Included...
Dates: Created: 1994-1996
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Photographs

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Identifier: 004-12-089
Scope and Contents This series contains original and copy prints of photos considered for The New Georgia Guide. Essayists and tour writers submitted suggestions for photos. 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. The project coordinator and director...
Dates: Created: 1960-1996
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Proofs

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Identifier: 004-12-091
Dates: Created: 1995
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Regional Coordinators

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Identifier: 004-12-085
Scope and Contents This series contains original and photocopied material of project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's working files on the regional coordinators for The New Georgia Guide. 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. Regional coordinators...
Dates: Created: 1992-1995
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Southwest Georgia Research Material

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Identifier: 004-12-092
Scope and Contents see 4/12/90
Dates: Created: 1926-1994
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Tours

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Identifier: 004-12-087
Scope and Contents This series contains original and photocopied material of project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's working files on the Tours section for The New Georgia Guide. 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. Tours highlighted the regions'...
Dates: Created: 1994-1995
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - University of Georgia Press

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Identifier: 004-12-088
Scope and Contents This series contains original and photocopied material of project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's working files on the University of Georgia Press, publishers of The New Georgia Guide. 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. Included...
Dates: Created: 1993-1996
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - New Georgia Guide - Writers

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Identifier: 004-12-086
Scope and Contents This series contains original and photocopied material of project coordinator Jane Powers Weldon's working files on prospective writers for The New Georgia Guide and on writers who began but did not complete work on the guide. 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...
Dates: Created: 1993-1994
Found in: Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives - Public Reference and Descriptive Services Section - Director

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Identifier: 004-09-039
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) correspondence, (2) memorandums, (3) weekly activity reports, (4) membership rosters, (5) mailing lists, (6) minutes of meetings, (7) newsletters, (8) cooperative agreements with other archival institutions, (9) indexes, (10) bibliographic guides, and (11) other records documenting all phases of the administration of the Archive Division, one of three in the Department of Archives and History. This series is not really a subject file as the title indicates. Except for...
Dates: Created: 1974-1999
Found in: Georgia Archives

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