Special Collections

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Each branch of the Sara Hightower Regional Library System provides patrons access to History/Special Collections materials. These materials provide extensive local history and genealogy resources from the surrounding area, the state of Georgia, and the Southeastern United States. Materials vary by location, but often include items such as:

  • Microfilm Readers
  • Family Histories
  • Historic Local Maps
  • Genealogical Databases
  • Vertical Files
  • City Directories
  • Local Yearbooks
  • Family Pedigrees
  • Local Newspapers
  • Death and Marriage Indexes
  • HeritageQuest (online)
  • Ancestry Library Edition (available onsite at the library)