Georgia Archives

University System of Georgia

Welcome

The Georgia Archives identifies, collects, provides access and preserves Georgia’s historical documents. Whether you love history, or simply want to know how we serve the citizens of Georgia, we invite you to explore our website or visit us in the City of Morrow, located just south of Atlanta. We look forward to serving you!

COVID-19 Announcement: In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Georgia Department of Public Health, the Georgia Archives continues to provide access to original records through the Original Document Reading Area. Researchers are required to call 678-364-3710 in advance to ensure we have the requested records available. The Reference Room and meeting rooms, including the Library, Microfilm, and Computer Terminals, remain closed. We encourage patrons to use our online resources. If you have any questions about resources, please use our Ask an Archivist Form.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Virtual Lunch and Learn!  A Brief History of the Atlanta Fire Department

    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2020. Join former Atlanta Fire Chief Joe Tolbert for “A Brief History of the Atlanta Fire Department.” The live event is hosted through Microsoft Teams. Use browsers Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. If you plan on using an iPhone or tablet, you may have to download the Microsoft Teams app. Click on Join Live Event to join the Lunch and Learn.

  • Online Resources for Research

    Please explore these online sources for research during this COVID-19 emergency.

  • From the Vaults

    New! Georgia Archives Newsletter, From the Vaults.

LUNCH & LEARN LECTURES

Lunch & Learn Virtual Lectures are Live Events hosted through Microsoft Teams. Use browsers Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge. If you plan on using an iPhone or tablet, you may have to download the Microsoft Teams app.


  • December 11, 2020
    A Brief History of the Atlanta Fire Department
    Joe Tolbert, former Atlanta Fire Chief.
  • January 08, 2021
    Atlanta's Healthcare History: The History of Early White and Black Hospitals and Medical Professionals.
    Victoria Lemos, creator of the weekly Archive Atlanta history podcast.