Athens Genealogy and Heritage Research Resources

Athens-Clarke County Library & Heritage Room
The Athens Clarke County Library offers extensive holdings, a Heritage research room with extensive genealogy resources, and wide range of programming, from workshops to live music to movie screenings.

UGA Special Collections Libraries

  • The Hargrett Library, a leading repository on Georgia history and culture, holds 200,000 volumes in its rare book and Georgiana collections, 6 million pages of historical manuscripts and photographs, along with maps, broadsides, and UGA archives and records. Other areas of emphasis include performing arts and natural history. Holdings date from the 15th century to the present.
  • The Richard B. Russell Library focuses on collections and programs that explore the dynamic relationship of politics, policy, and culture. Exhibitions engage and inspire visitors in a dynamic conversation with past, present, and future.