Special Collections Links
This page contains links to sites which information on a
variety of topics related to archives and Special Collections in general.
It is divided into several categories:
Georgia Archives/Special Collections
National Archives/Special Collections
Archives Tutorials (How to Use Archives)
Georgia Archives/Special Collections Sites
of Archives and History
This site contains anything related to the Georgia State Archives.
It also has a wealth of information on archival topics, including most
of the department's publications and information on education opportunities
The Georgia Historical Society, based in Savannah, sponsors many events
related to Georgia history and holds a large collection of research materials.
It also holds workshops on preservation and other topics.
This project from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University
of Georgia contains information about everything in the state of Georgia
and links to the sites you would need to do any kind of research about
Georgia topics. It also has "This Day in Georgia History," a wonderful
collection of information on events and personalities in Georgia history.
Society of Georgia Archivists
This is the organization to get in touch with if you are interested in
a career or volunteer work in archives. They have information on
all aspects of archival work, including the latest developments in the
field. The site also has an index to archival repositories in Georgia.
Special Collections at
University of Georgia Libraries
The University of Georgia library system has a variety of Special Collections
resources in it, inlcuding the Felix Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript
Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
They have a vast amount of materials, including a marvelous collection
of Georgia maps.
National Archives/Special Collections Sites
National Archives and Record Administration
This is the home of the United States National Archives. The National
Archives is responsible for the preservation of United States Government
materials of all sorts, including records of all government agencies.
Besides a place for research, this site also contains records schedules
and guidelines for Federal offices, a digital classroom, and guides to
archives and preservation resources.
National Register of Historic Places
This site contains information on the National Register of Historic Places
and the 70,000-plus sites which are on the National Register. There
are sections on traveling to locations on the National Register and using
the sites as teaching and research tools as well. If you want to
learn more about a site listed in the National Register, this is a good
place to start.
This site contains archives links from all over the world. It's a good
place to use if you're hunting for sources on international issues and
events. It also provides links for educational opportunites,
conferences, and associations.
These sites contain guided instructions for using archives and archival
materials. They provide a good number of useful tips for people doing
How to Do Research
at NARA (National Archives & Records Administration - U.
Archives: A Practical Guide for Researchers (National Archives
& Archives: A Tutorial (Yale University)
University Special Collections - How to Use
(Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, UGA)
(Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, UGA)
Library Exhibits (Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
The Exhibit Hall
(National Archives & Records Adminstration)
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