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The Georgia Historical Society's library and archives, a major research center for Georgia history, houses one of the most outstanding collections of manuscripts, books, maps, photographs, architectural drawings, portraits, and artifacts related to the history of Georgia. The mission of the Georgia Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and share the history of the State of Georgia. Among the most significant ways in which the Society fulfills this mission is by collecting, receiving, and preserving letters, documents, photographs, art work, books, records, artifacts, and memorabilia pertaining to the purposes of this Society; maintaining an archives building for the better preservation of its collection; and by creating and maintaining an historical library for the use of its members and others of the general public under such rules and regulations for use of the collection.
The University Libraries support Georgia Southern University’s mission by providing access to information, collections, and services designed to meet the scholarly needs of the University and its diverse community. The Libraries advance independent lifelong learning, information literacy, intellectual and creative discovery, and student success. We foster a welcoming and innovative learning environment, both physically and virtually, for research, collaboration, and preservation of resources.
The Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library collects and preserves unique and rare historical materials in selected subject areas, and promotes the use of these materials by the Georgia State University community, scholars, and the public. Its goal is to advance scholarship and further the educational, research, and service missions of the university. ", "The Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library collects and preserves unique and rare historical materials in selected subject areas, and promotes the use of these materials by the Georgia State University community, scholars, and the public. Its goal is to advance scholarship and further the educational, research, and service missions of the university.
- AFL-CIO Southeast Division Civil Rights Department Records
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photographs
- Georgia Government Documentation Project
- Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976
- Stetson Kennedy Papers
- Tracy O'Neal Photographic Collection, 1923-1975
- Uprising of '34 Collection
It helps create history-centered schools and academic research centers, organizes seminars and enrichment programs for educators, produces print and electronic publications and traveling exhibitions, sponsors lectures by eminent historians, and administers a History Teacher of the Year Award in every state through its partnership with Preserve America. The Institute also conducts awards including the Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and George Washington Book Prizes, and offers fellowships for scholars to work in the Gilder Lehrman Collection and other archives.
The mission of the UWM Libraries, in support of the mission of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as a research university, is to provide organized and accessible collections of high quality research and instructional materials, access to networked information and digital resources, services to educate and benefit the university and surrounding urban communities, and the physical and human resources required to satisfy the information needs of its users. The importance placed by the Libraries' administration on collection development is reflected in the growth of library holdings. Total holdings have grown from 114,000 volumes in 1956 to over 5.2 million cataloged items in 2006.
The Quaker and Special Collections at Guilford College provide access to primary sources and unique works for study, including artwork, artifacts, manuscripts, rare books, and specialized research collections, and opportunities for campus based internships and innovative projects. A nationally recognized research facility, the archives document the history of Quakerism and Guilford College through manuscripts and official records from the 1680s to present.