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Ad Hoc Collection

Much of the scanning at the Georgia Archives is impromptu.  A document may be digitized to fulfill a customer order, before being placed on exhibit, or for a class presentation, for example.  We have gathered these random images together, called them the “ad hoc” collection, and make them available to you here.  We hope you enjoy …

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Ad Hoc Collection

Campaign Materials Collection (Capitol Museum Collection)

While many of our founding fathers disdained political campaigning it did not take long before campaigns including speeches, slogans, and songs became an important part of the American experience. Georgia was no exception and throughout its history many memorable campaigns have been run, won, and lost. This collection highlights the …

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Campaign Materials Collection (Capitol Museum Collection)

Capitol Art Collection (Capitol Museum Collection)

In 1825, Georgia state government commissioned life-size portraits of James Oglethorpe, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Marquis de Lafayette to be displayed in the Milledgeville Capitol. These five paintings became the foundation of an art collection that now numbers close to 300 portraits, sculptures, and …

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Capitol Art Collection (Capitol Museum Collection)

Carnegie Family Collection

Photograph albums compiled by the family of Lucy Coleman Carnegie, who owned most of Cumberland Island, Georgia, from 1881 to 1972 when it was purchased by the National Park Service.  The albums feature Lucy Carnegie's children and grandchildren from 1888 to 1919.  Prominent are albums compiled by or featuring Lucy Coleman …

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Carnegie Family Collection

Chatham County Deed Books

Deeds showing property transactions in Chatham County, Georgia.  These are from Record Group 125-01-003, Chatham County, Superior Court, Deeds and Mortgages.

 

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Chatham County Deed Books

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