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Scope and Contents This series consists of three volumes of recorded grant fiats. The fiats are authorizations from the attorney general that plats with completed surveys could be granted to the individuals who petitioned for them. Each entry provides the date, name of grantee, number of acres to be granted, location of the plat, number of the fiat, and date of the survey certificate.
Dates: Created: 1755-1776
Scope and Contents One volume consists of records of the governors' appointments of guardians for orphans of deceased individuals. Each record includes the name of the deceased, the name of the deceased children, the name of the appointed guardian, and the date of the appointment. Included with the appointments are instructions from the governor for the care of the minor and the management of the minors' estate. The volume is indexed.
Dates: Created: 1757-1777
Scope and Contents Three volumes contain records of the inventory and appraisement of decedents' estates. Each volume contains itemized lists of property held by an individual at the time of death. The list and the valuation of the property are provided by the administrator of the estate. The third volume, 1777-1778, is indexed.
Dates: Created: 1755-1778
Scope and Contents Series contains various loose documents of colonial and early state government, including Upper House of the Assembly Journal, April 24, 1771 - February 5, 1773.
Dates: Created: 1776-1779
Scope and Contents Two volumes consist of records pertaining to the administration of decedents' estates. The first volume, 1755-1771, contains appointments of executors to administer an estate and instructions for the inventory and appraisal of that estate. The second volume, 1771-1775, contains records of appointments and instructions by the governor as well as citations for individuals to appear before the governor, such as creditors seeking payment from an estate. The volumes are indexed.
Dates: Created: 1754-1775
Scope and Contents This series consists of a register of marks and brands used on livestock. Each entry records a graphic representation of the mark or brand, the name of the individual registering the mark, residence, and the date the mark was recorded. The volume is indexed.
Dates: Created: 1755-1793
Scope and Contents This series consists of a register of quit rents in three volumes. Recorded by the Auditor General, the register is a record of lands for which the grantees were responsible to pay a quit rent to the colony. Each entry contains the name of the property owner, a description and location of the land, rate of quit rent, date of the original grant, and name of the original grantee. The volumes are indexed.
Dates: Created: 1758-1776
Scope and Contents This series consists of documents recorded within the Colony of Georgia. The records include bonds, bills of sale, deeds, mortgages, deeds of gift, marriage settlements, and powers of attorney. The majority of the records are bonds for settling land. Each instrument names the individuals involved, the terms of the transaction, witnesses, and the date the instrument was written.
Dates: Created: 1751-1775
Scope and Contents This series consists of five volumes of mortgages recorded within the Colony of Georgia. Mortgaged property may consist of land, with or without buildings and improvements, and personal property including livestock, household goods, and slaves. In addition to the mortgages, there are lease and release records and deeds of release. Each instrument names the individuals involved, the property being mortgaged, the amount of debt to be paid, witnesses, and the date the instrument was recorded. The...
Dates: Created: 1754-1820; Other: Majority of material found in 1762-1778
Scope and Contents This series consists of two volumes of proclamations issued by the governor of the Colony, and later the State, of Georgia. The proclamations recorded pertain to the General Assembly; general elections; collection of taxes; courts of justice; enforcement of quarantines; establishment of new counties; apprehension of criminals; Indian affairs; military affairs; runaway slaves; surveying and distribution of ceded lands; trade and shipping. One volume is indexed.
Dates: Created: 1754-1823; Other: Majority of material found in 1754-1794
Scope and Contents Two volumes consist of records of probated wills. Each will includes the name of the testator, residence of the testator, the date the will was written, and any instructions regarding the estate of the decedent. Many of the wills include attestations to the will and the date the will was recorded. The volumes are indexed.
Dates: Created: 1754-1777
Scope and Contents This series consists of probated wills. Each will includes the name of the testator, residence of the testator, the date the will was written, and any instructions regarding the estate of the decedent. Many of the wills include attestations to the will, the date the will was proved and/or the date the will was recorded. Also included with some wills are codicils, letters of administration, warrants of appraisement, and inventories.
Dates: Created: 1733-1780
Scope and Contents This series consists of two volumes containing the unofficial record of the proceedings of the Common Council of the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia. The journals reflect the activities of the Common Council including the expenditure of money, appointing of officers to manage the affairs of the corporation and officers to promote the welfare of the colony, granting land to inhabitants of the Colony of Georgia, and regulating trade with neighboring colonies and the Indians. The...
Dates: Created: 1732-1744
Scope and Contents This series contains a copy of the royal charter incorporating the trustees for establishing the Colony of Georgia originally promulgated in Westminster, England on June 9, 1732. This particular copy was made from General Oglethorpe's working copy which he carried with him to America by the Secretary of the Province of South Carolina and was recorded in South Carolina Miscellaneous Records Book DD on February 22, 1734. Today, it is the only surviving 18th century copy of this charter in the...
Dates: Created: 1734
Scope and Contents This series is composed on a single volume documenting the civil and criminal complaints filed in the court for the inclusive dates listed below. The volume also includes documentation of business activities of the county such as court orders to county officials to settle county obligations to certain individuals and appointments of minor county officials, but there are no Grand Jury presentments as there are in RGSGSERIES 136-1-5, Minutes of the Superior Court. Information involving civil and...
Dates: Created: 1866-1871
Dates: Created: 1911
Scope and Contents This series consists of a single bound volume which documents some of the financial activities of Mr. Embree for the inclusive dates listed below. Very little is known about Mr. Embree except that this account book indicates he was a blacksmith. This volume is a private record and is included in this sub-group only because it was accessioned in as part of the governmental records of Columbia County and because if was probably accessioned into the Columbia County Courthouse as part of an estate....
Dates: Created: 1839-1842
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound estate returns and wills which involve, but are not limited to: (1) estate returns (2) letters of administration (3) estate inventories (4) obligation bonds (5) estate appraisals (6) letters of guardianship (7) guardian bonds (8) returns on sale of property (9) annual returns (10) perishable property listing. There is no consistency to the type of record found within this series. The wills were once filed in Series 2 of this sub-group but have since been...
Dates: Created: 1789-1931
Scope and Contents This series contains original unbound marriage records which consist of both licenses and certificates included on the same document. Information on the licenses includes name of the groom, name of the bride and date license was issued. The certificates give the date of the marriage, name of the Ordinary and name of the person performing the wedding ceremony. On the back of most of the records is the book and page where the records are recorded although no effort has been made to compare the...
Dates: Created: 1787-1936
Dates: Created: 1913-1913
Scope and Contents This series consists of a single bound volume which documents some of the financial activities connected with this tavern for the inclusive dates listed. The tavern was a private business and this account book is, of course a private record, but is included in this sub-group because it was accessioned as part of the governmental records of Columbia County. It is not known when the tavern was founded or the given names of the two owners. The Appling partner may have been the person for whom the...
Dates: Created: 1803-1804
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound volume which documents the names of the rural property owners of this county. Information presented in this volume includes (1) name of owner, (2) name of former owner, (3) the Georgia Militia District number in which the property is located, (4) the book and page number in which deed is recorded and number of acres in tract and (5) property and photograph numbers.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents Transcriptions of deeds and mortgages showing land transactions which were recorded in the office of the clerk of superior court. Types of deeds may be: (1) fi fa (sheriff's); (2) administrator; (3) quit claim; (4) guardian; (5) probate; (6) security, and (7) trust deeds. In some cases, deeds to slaves may be recorded. Civil mortgage cases may include a mortgage agreement, the petition to foreclose because of default, and the foreclosure notice and its resultant fi fa. Information recorded...
Dates: Created: 1791-1904
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound volumes of tax digests which document the names of property owners residing in this county for the inclusive dates listed and the type of and amount each owned. These volumes contain many schedules showing the value of different kinds of property. This inventory will only list the schedules used by the Commissioner and those include (1) name of tax payer, (2) number of Georgia Militia District in which each reside, (3) total number of acres of land owned, (4)...
Dates: Created: 1874-1875
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) resolutions, (2) proposals, (3) letters, (4) contracts, (5) general correspondence, (6) minutes, (7) press releases, (8) lists of committee members, (9) copies of legislation proposed by the Commission, (10) two copies of the Commission's final report and tapes which document all phases of the work of the A-FCSC. The Commission was appointed by the Governor in 1977 to thoroughly and objectively analyze the delivery of governmental services and revenues of Fulton...
Dates: Created: 1977-1978
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) correspondence, memoranda, and supporting papers between the unit and Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Washington, the Governor, etc.; (2) materials documenting task force meetings (agenda, minutes, etc.), and (3) related material created by the Community and Economic Development unit of the Department of Community Affairs. The Appalachian Regional Commission Child Development program was transferred from the Intergovernmental Relations Division of the Office...
Dates: Created: 1976-1982
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) correspondence, memoranda, and supporting papers between the unit and Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Washington, the Governor, etc.; (2) materials documenting task force meetings (agenda, minutes, etc.;), and (3) related material created by the Community and Economic Development unit of the Department of Community Affairs. The Appalachian Regional Commission Health program was transferred from the Intergovernmental Relations Division of the Office of Planning...
Dates: Created: 1976-1981
Scope and Contents This series is composed of photocopied and original records relating to projects withdrawn, refused, and completed by the Appalachian Regional Commission. Most of the records are unbound, however a significant portion of them are bound. The records in this series include, but are not limited to: 1) grant applications and agreements, 2) funding and project status reports, 3) budget reviews and revisions, 4) Local Development District Guidelines, 5) grant award notices, 6) memos and...
Dates: Created: 1981-1983
Community Affairs - Community and Economic Development - Coastal Plains Regional Commission Project Files
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) feasibility studies, (2) project narratives and supporting papers, (3) progress reports, and (4) final reports. The documents relate to projects receiving federal and State Coastal Plains Regional Commission funds. These projects involve areas of: (1) agriculture/forestry products, (2) the environment, (3) industry, (4) marine resources, (5) transportation, (6) travel, (7) community development, (8) education, (9) tourism, (10) arts and crafts, and (11) energy....
Dates: Created: 1970-1981
Community Affairs - Community and Economic Development - Coastal Plains Regional Commission Subject Files
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) correspondence, memoranda and directives between State Coastal Plains Regional Commission (CPRC) officials and the Governor, State and federal officials and representatives; (2) minutes, agenda and related papers of CPRC meetings (CPRC Governors, Commission, alternates, task force, etc.); (3) annual investment plans and the Coastal Plains Regional Commission Development Plan; (4) project packages, and (5) related materials. These files relate to all areas of...
Dates: Created: 1970
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS - COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DESIGN ASSISTANCE MATERIALS - 1980 - 2018
Scope and Contents Biographical / Historical Note: The Georgia Main Street Program began in 1980 as a pilot program for the National Main Street Initiative launched by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This program uses public and private partnership to revitalize downtown areas, promote tourism and employment, and preserve historic buildings throughout Georgia.Dept of Community Affairs: The mission of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), created in 1977 is to partner with...
Dates: 1980 - 2018
Dates: Created: FY 1972 - FY 1974
Community Affairs - Community and Economic Development - Local Assistant Coordinating Office Project Files
Dates: Created: 1972-FY 1974
Community Affairs - Community Economic Development - Local Assistant Coordinating Office Block Grant (CDBG) Files
Dates: Created: 1971-1974
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) originals and copies of correspondence, (2) Department policy and procedure statements, (3) directives, (4) memorandums, (5) copies of speeches, and (6) other working papers documenting all phases of the work of the Department of Community Affairs. This work specifically includes special projects involving coordinated efforts of the Department and local government agencies in Georgia, cooperative efforts involving federal, state and local governments and national...
Dates: Created: 1975-1979
Scope and Contents This series contains the newsletter of the Division of Community Affairs. It apparently has no regular time of publication. It is aimed at local governing officials concerned with developmental activities and those agencies with expertise in such areas.
Dates: Created: 1973-1978
Scope and Contents This series contains minutes, either verbatim or summary, of meetings of the Board of Community Development which in 1977 changed its name to the Board of Community Affairs. As is the case with all such records, these minutes include; (1) agendas; (2) lists of members present; (3) reports of actions initiated in meetings; (4) regular and special reports of commissions, councils and committees; (5) exhibits, and (6) announcements. Among subjects discussed or reports submitted might be: (1)...
Dates: Created: 1978-1979
Scope and Contents In 1967,the General Assembly approved legislation (GA Laws 1967, pp 252 - 259) which greatly expanded the Bureau's (now called Dept. of Community Affairs) duties and powers, and transferred the Bureau to the Executive Department. These new duties gave the Bureau the responsibility of working with other state departments, bureaus, and agencies, helping them to study their development plans and increase efficiency in performing their functions. The Bureau would also give planning advice and...
Dates: Created: 1966-1967
Scope and Contents These publications are aimed primarily at local planning commissions, city managers and others engaged in community planning and development programs, many of which are financed by federal funds. Consequently, most of the titles listed are promotional or procedural in intent. They also often point out what has been accomplished in the field in order to stimulate interest and incentive to do more.
Dates: Created: 1973-1997
Scope and Contents This series consists of correspondence between the Planning Bureau and those interested in State Parks and outdoor Recreation. The range of this correspondence includes that of professional, as well as that of non professional, people. The correspondence includes the following: (1) Citizen Workshops for Clean Water; (2) Meetings re: Economic Population Projections; (3) Soil conservation workshops; (4) Southeast Council of Outdoor Recreation Planners; (5) Correspondence: (a) Out of State; (b)...
Dates: Created: 1965-1966
Scope and Contents These news clippings give a brief mention of various recreation activities in the state. The information in the clippings is not very detailed. Most of the clippings relate to boating and camping activities.
Dates: Created: 1966-1967
Scope and Contents Area Planning and Development commissions began in Georgia in 1947 with Atlanta's Metropolitan Planning Commission; other commissions were formed after 1961. The functions of the commissions are to provide a means for area towns and counties to collectively consider economic development programs, to serve as an area clearinghouse of planning information, and to encourage area wide cooperation in developing highways, recreation facilities, tourism, and industrial development. The commissions...
Dates: Created: 1947-1982
Scope and Contents This file series contains grant applications, third party contracts, review reports, and limited correspondence which are created as a result of the preparation of planning studies by the Office of Regional Planning, Community Affairs Division. This office prepares these studies to investigate local problems, conditions, and prerequisites of economic development, urban and regional planning, and governmental management. The supervision files reflect the administrative procedural steps of...
Dates: Created: FY71-1976
Scope and Contents This series is composed entirely, and only, of activity reports. These reports are arranged chronologically and alphabetically on a monthly basis. The material found in this series is similar to the commission's Logbooks (RGSGSERIES 66-4-13) and Newsletters (RGSGSERIES 6-4-14), but is most similar to the Annual Reports (RGSGSERIES 6-4-7). The material found in this series isn't very extensive in breadth or depth. It does provide clues of when projects were started. The various activities...
Dates: Created: 1965-1966
Scope and Contents These published annual reports contain an account of the area commissions' activities during the previous fiscal year. These reports concentrate on the activities of the Area commission's staff rather than those of the county and municipal commissions within its jurisdiction. The quantity of the information contained in these reports varies widely from commission to commission. Most of the reports are very brief and contain very little information. The better quality of the reports...
Dates: Created: 1964-1974
Scope and Contents In 1954, the United States Congress passed an amendment to the Housing Act of 1949, which provided Federal assistance to communities of less than 50,000 population, for the purposes of planning their future development by using certain sociological, economic, and environmental criteria, i.e. future land use, economic bases, population studies, neighborhood analyses, etc. Under Section 701 of the Housing Act, Congress made this financial assistance available, through state planning agencies, to...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Dates: Created: 1965-2017
Scope and Contents This series consists of newsletters published by the Area Planning and Development Commissions. These newsletters are listed below. The type of material found in them is limited to small news items (no depth coverage), all concerned with the commission's activities. These issues give an adequate account of the monthly activities of the commission. There are often missing issues within the dates.
Dates: Created: 1966-1968
Scope and Contents This series consists of loose material which contain summaries of the various programs and activities each commission completed in the fiscal year. This material is very similar to the Commissions' annual reports (RGSGSERIES 66-4-7). The logbooks usually have more detailed information, and contain a great deal more information concerning the various projects throughout the counties within the commission's area. The type of information contained in this series is the following: (1) Press...
Dates: Created: 1965-1968
Scope and Contents The published volumes listed below are some of the publications the Bureau of State Planning (now Dept. of Community Affairs) used for reference. They are studies of various aspects of community planning by persons other than the officers and staff members of the Bureau. Most of the studies were made by college and university departments of social sciences. The staff members of the Bureau used these studies as guidelines upon which to formulate their plans of creating the development...
Dates: Created: 1962-1970
- University System 188
- Education 163
- Public Health 157
- Examining Boards 152
- Governor 151
- Secretary of State 131
- Georgia Archives 76
- MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) 75
- Department of Family and Children Services 72
- Western & Atlantic Railroad 70
- Legislature 67
- Insurance Commissioner 63
- Gilmer County (Ga.) 58
- Butts County (Ga.) 57
- Franklin County (Ga.) 56
- Bulloch County (Ga.) 53
- Defense 53
- Hancock County (Ga.) 53
- Surveyor General 53
- Public Service Commission 51
- Human Resources 49
- Baldwin County (Ga.) 43
- Industry and Trade 41
- Parks and Historic Sites 39
- Office of Planning and Budget 38
- Agriculture 37
- Mental Health 37
- Transportation 37
- Treasury Department 35
- Mines, Mining, and Geology 34
- Walton County (Ga.) 32
- Confederate Pensions and Records 30
- Revenue 30
- Community Affairs 28
- Prisons 28
- Environmental Protection Division 27
- Jasper County (Ga.) 27
- Natural Resources 27
- Clayton County (Ga.) 23
- Labor 22
- U.S. Government 22
- Audits 21
- Pardons and Parole Board 21
- Colonial Government 20
- Wilkes County (Ga.) 20
- Law 19
- Public Safety 19
- Constitutional Revision Committee 18
- Bartow County (Ga.) 17
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 17
- Dougherty County (Ga.) 17
- Henry County (Ga.) 17
- Vocational Rehabilitation 17
- Morgan County (Ga.) 16
- Veterans Services' 16
- Department of Game and Fish 15
- Georgia Commission for the National Bicentennial Celebration. 15
- Chattahoochee County (Ga.) 14
- Washington County (Ga.) 14
- Corrections 13
- Court of Appeals 13
- Stewart County (Ga.) 13
- Supreme Court 12
- State Property Control Commission 11
- Oglethorpe County (Ga.) 10
- Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (Ga.) 9
- Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission 9
- Montgomery County (Ga.) 9
- Richmond County (Ga.) 9
- Bibb County (Ga.) 8
- Forest Research Council 8
- Lieutenant Governor 8
- Youth Services 8
- Chatham County (Ga.) 7
- Civil War Centennial Commission 7
- Clarke County (Ga.) 7
- Columbia County (Ga.) 7
- Employees Retirement System 7
- Georgia Historical Commission 7
- Georgia Merit System 7
- Heard County (Ga.) 7
- Banking and Finance 6
- Department of Administrative Services 6
- Jackson County (Ga.) 6
- Jefferson County (Ga.) 6
- McIntosh County (Ga.) 6
- Warren County (Ga.) 6
- Wilcox County (Ga.) 6
- Fulton County (Ga.) 5
- Georgia Advisory Council on Vocational Education 5
- Groveland Lake Development Authority 5
- Judicial Council of Georgia 5
- Stone Mountain Memorial Association (Ga.) 5
- Atlanta Regional Commission 4
- Civil War Miscellany 4
- Georgia Building Authority 4
- Georgia Council for the Arts and Humanities 4
- Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority 4
- Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission 4
- Georgia Student Finance Commission 4 ∧ less