Search Our Collection

The Georgia Historical Society Research Center preserves and makes accessible an unparalleled collection of Georgia history, including over 5 million manuscripts, 100,000 photographs, 30,000 architectural drawings, 20,000 rare and non-rare books, and thousands of maps, portraits, and artifacts. Use these tools to search the Georgia Historical Society collections.

    Search the Library Catalog for books, pamphlets, and serials.
    Explore the Archives Catalog for manuscripts, images, artifacts, maps, and drawings.
    Includes resource guides to the GHS collections, vertical file indexes, and other online resources that you may find valuable in your research.

Donating Collections

Donating Collections

You can play a role in preserving Georgia history!

Your personal story is also part of our state’s and nation’s history. It is woven into the fabric of the past. Your actions and accomplishments have shaped the present and the future. Those who come after us will live with the decisions we make today. Why not help them to understand those decisions by leaving behind the primary sources – your papers – that will shed light on how their world was created? Learn more about donating collections to the Georgia Historical Society.