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Georgia Historical Society

Located in historic Hodgson Hall, the Research Center preserves an unparalleled collection of Georgia history, including more than 4 million manuscripts, 100,000 photographs, 30,000 architectural drawings, 15,000 rare and non-rare books, and thousands of maps, portraits, and artifacts.

The manuscript collection includes family papers, military records of every Georgia war, the papers of Georgia’s major political leaders, colonial account books, diaries, plantation records, papers of social and cultural organizations, and business records ranging from the 18th through the 20th century.

The periodical collection dates from the 18th and 19th centuries, and the visual material collection makes up an impressive collection of photographs and other images including portraits of many of Georgia’s most prominent leaders.

The Georgia Historical Society also serves as the branch repository for the Secretary of State’s Office.

Georgia Historical Society Research Center

501 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: 912.651.2128

Fax: 912.651.2831

Web: GeorgiaHistory.com

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Research Center Hours

Monday & Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday – Friday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday (first & third of the month): 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Statesboro Regional Public Library

The Statesboro Regional Library has large collection of materials for those interested in researching a family history. There are approximately 7,000 books, magazines, bound periodicals, which includes an oral history collection, census records, family histories, court records, marriages, land records, will abstracts, Civil War records, and cemetery records to search. Included you will find county histories of the area and many church histories.

Statesboro Regional Public Library

124 South Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: 912.764.1341

Web: strl.info

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Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Genealogy Information & Research Assistance:

Web: strl.info/genealogy

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Zach S. Henderson Library,
Georgia Southern University

Zach S. Henderson Library’s Special Collections at Georgia Southern University is the home of the manuscript collection of the Bulloch County Historical Society and also a fully digitized collection of the Society’s quarterly newsletter, Rambling through Bulloch County.

The manuscript collection consists of various types of historical documents, such as photographs, business ledgers and account books, and files pertaining to the Society itself and its history. The digitized collection of the Society’s newsletters, from March 2005, is housed on Special Collections’ content management system.

 

View Zach S. Henderson Library’s Digital Special Collections and 
Rambling Through Bulloch County Archive.

 

The Zach S. Henderson Library is a Federal Depository Library.

Zach S. Henderson Library

1400 Southern Drive, Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: 912.478.5647

Website: Library.GeorgiaSouthern.edu

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Special Collection Hours & Information:

Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Special Collections Contact: 912.478.1897 or email

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If you wish to conduct research in Special Collections, please contact the library to schedule an appointment to ensure materials are available to you.

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New Georgia Encyclopedia

The New Georgia Encylcopedia is the first state encyclopedia to be conceived and designed exclusively for publication online. This authoritative resource contains original content and helps users understand the rich history and diverse culture of Georgia's still-unfolding story.

The NGE is a program of the Georgia Humanities Council in partnership with the University of Georgia Press, the University System of Georgia/GALILEO, and the Office of the Governor.

New Georgia Encyclopedia

Website: www.georgiaencyclopedia.org

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Hours & Information:

Online Access 24 hours a day.

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Georgia Southern University Museum

Collections, exhibits, and programming interpret the natural and cultural history of Georgia’s coastal plain and the exciting research and work taking place at Georgia Southern University. The collections maintain artifacts and papers related specifically to Bulloch County and Georgia Southern University history.

Georgia Southern University Museum

Phone: 912.478.5444

Website: academics.georgiasouthern.edu/museum

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Hours & Information:

Exhibit spaces temporarily closed to the public for exhibit renovation. Museum offices are open.

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