Athens-Clarke County Library

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Serving Clarke County, the library features the Heritage Room, whose collections feature the business, economic, social, cultural, and natural history, politics and government, geology, archaeology, and geography of the local area, Georgia, and the South.

Parent Institution:
Athens Regional Library System (Athens, Ga.)
2025 Baxter St Athens, GA 30606


Name Description
Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room Collection Photographs and scrapbooks of World War II soldier stationed at Camp Wheeler, Georgia, Mylo Lindgren, Athens Women's Club cookbooks, and Confederate soldier carte-de-visites.
Athens, Georgia City Directories Athens, Georgia city directories from 1889 to 1958.
Athens Regional Library System History Collection Photographs, library event promotional materials, and administrative records documenting the history of the Athens Regional Library System from 1923 to 2007.
Brooklyn Cemetery Collection Materials from 2017 related to Brooklyn Cemetery, an African American cemetery in Athens, Georgia.
City of Athens Police/Mayor's Court Records Eight bound dockets dating from 1902 to 1907 that include about 5,760 individual arrest cases in Athens Georgia; entries generally include a case number, the defendant's name, the code violated, the date of arrest, the location of the arrest, the date papers were served, the arresting officer's name, a list of witnesses, and the dispensation of the case.
Ebenezer Friendship Baptist Church Collection Materials from 1911 to 1949, and 1985 related to Ebenezer Friendship Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia including ledgers, records books, and newspaper articles.
For Our Mutual Benefit : The Athens Woman's Club and Social Reform, 1899-1920 Minutes from a Progressive-Era women's club in Athens, Georgia, 1912-1920
Georgia During World War II Collection created for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) exhibit on the Georgia During World War II, with material digitized through the DPLA's Public Libraries Partnership Project.
Georgia Historic Newspapers The Georgia Historic Newspapers archive includes newspaper titles from around the state. The collection provides historical images that are both full-text searchable and can be browsed by date, title, region, city, and newspaper type.
Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery Collection Materials related to the Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery and its restoration.
Harold Rittenberry Art Collection Paintings and metal sculptures of renowned Athens, African American sculptor Harold Rittenberry dating from 1980 to 2000.
Image Magazine Magazine that documented the everyday lives of the African American citizens of Athens, Georgia from 1977 to 1980.
Ledger on the medical care of freedmen by Dr. J. B. Carlton, Athens, Georgia, 1867-1872 Medical ledger documenting emancipated African Americans in Athens, Georgia from 1860 to 1872
Life of the Child in American Society Collection created for a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) exhibition, the Life of the Child in American Society, with material digitized through the DPLA's Public Libraries Partnership Project.
Navy Supply Corps School and State Normal School Collection Photographs, yearbooks, and postcards dating from 1865 to 2004 relating to the Navy Supply Corps School and State Normal School in Athens, Georgia.
North Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers Searchable issues of North Georgia newspapers from 1850 to 1922.
Rendezvous with Destiny: World War II Oral Histories Oral histories conducted in 1994 with Athens, Georgia area World War II veterans about their experiences during the war.
Vietnam Veteran Interview Series Oral history interviews conducted in 2012 with Athens, Georgia area Vietnam War veterans about their experiences during the war.
Zebra Magazine Monthly magazine documenting the African American community in Athens, Georgia from 1993 to 1998.