winter holidays

Closed for Winter Holidays: December 24-26

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed December 24 through December 26, for the holidays. Regular hours resume on December 27. Happy Holidays from everyone at the library!

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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