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Search the Research Center Catalog for books, pamphlets, serials, maps, and archival collections.
Search Digital Images
Search the Digital Image Catalog for digital images of artifacts, photographs, prints, and other materials.
Search Archival Collection Finding Aids
Search our database of over 2,000 archival collection finding aids including detailed inventories of personal papers, family papers, organizational records, and business records.
Do you need assistance with your research? Contact our reference staff at email@example.com or see our Research Services.
GHS Research Center Temporarily Closed for Renovation and Expansion
The Georgia Historical Society Research Center in Savannah is temporarily closed to the public as of Thanksgiving 2018. The Research Center will reopen in the fall of 2020 following a much-needed renovation and expansion.
Research and image request services are also unavailable during this time. On-line resources will continue to be available on the GHS website. The administrative offices located in the Jepson House Education Center will continue to operate on a normal schedule throughout the closure. GHS educational programming and the annual Georgia History Festival will not be affected.
If you have any questions please contact Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications, at (912) 651-2125, ext. 122.
We regret any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to welcoming our members and patrons to the newly-renovated Research Center in 2020!
About Our Collections
The Georgia Historical Society’s Research Center is a preeminent research facility for American and Georgia history.
The Research Center houses the oldest and one of the most outstanding collections of manuscripts, books, maps, photographs, architectural drawings, portraits, and artifacts related to Georgia and its role in American history.
Each year thousands of researchers from around the world travel to the Georgia Historical Society to discover our state’s and nation’s past. Please see our list of examples of published works using the Georgia Historical Society’s collection.
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The Georgia Historical Society offers limited digital duplication services of materials in its collection. Fee based scanning services are available...
Anyone with an interest in history, including scholars, students, genealogists, and the general public, is encouraged to research...