Athens Collections

The history of Athens-Clarke County begins at the founding of Athens in 1785.

Print

  • Property tax ownership lists (1974 and 1998)
  • Telephone Directories (1949 - present)
  • Athens city budgets (1989-90 and 1990-91), Clarke County budgets (1988-89 and 1989-90) and Athens-Clarke County budget and selected other publications (1990 - present)
  • University of Georgia student and faculty directories (1951 - 1996-97)

Microfilm

  • Clarke and Oconee County Confederate pension applications
  • Clarke County deed and mortgage records (1801 - 1960)
  • Clarke County estate (wills) records (1802 - 1955)
  • Clarke County marriages (1805 - 1956)
  • Official service records from the Georgia Veterans Service , Athens branch (1917 - 1919)
  • Sanborn fire insurance maps of Athens (1885, 1888, 1893, 1898, 1903, 1908, 1913, 1918, 1926, with corrections through 1950)

Miscellaneous

  • Athens city directories - print and microfilm (1889 - present with a few missing)
  • Athens-Clarke County vertical files
  • Athens Magazine subject index card file (Spring, 1989 - June, 1998)

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