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Annual Meeting


The Friends of Georgia Archives will hold its annual meeting at the Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow GA. Continental breakfast from 9:30 a.m., with the program from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  The business meeting includes election of board members, a report on the year's activities by president Tim Crimmins, and an update on the Georgia Archives by Christopher Davidson, State Archivist.


Glenn Eskew, Professor of History at Georgia State University, will present a lecture, illustrated with videos, “Johnny Mercer’s Popular Songs” based on his award winning book, Johnny Mercer: Southern Songwriter for the World.  

Please plan to attend and bring a friend.  FOGAH members attend for free, and your friend can attend the lecture for only $5. 


Lunch and Learn


This free monthly series is a great program to help the public and Archives patrons learn more about Georgia’s rich history. Guest speakers cover a variety of topics on the second Friday of each month from Noon to 1:00 p.m. Visitors are welcomed to bring a lunch to eat during the program. Reservations are not necessary. Check the Georgia Archives website for upcoming topics and speakers.

Upcoming lectures include

September 11, 2015: Sustainable Preservation and Environmental Upgrades at the Georgia Archives (NEH Grant). Kim Norman and Adam Parnell, Georgia Archives

October 9, 2015: Johnny Mercer: Southern Songwriter for the World (GHRAC Award - Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of an Archives). Glenn T. Eskew, Georgia State University 

November 13, 2013: Divorce Law and Records in Georgia to 1860.  Georgia Archives Staff 




Georgia capitol dome at night, 2015

Georgia Ornaments

The 2015 ornament captures the capitol dome at night under a full moon.  Order a set of eleven or purchase them individually.

Shipping is included.   Please allow 4 weeks after receipt of order for delivery (via USPS). Orders received after November 30 will be shipped in January.