Legislative Hotline: 678-364-3737
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Current Issues – History and Legislation related to Jekyll Island
Reference questions about Georgia history, government, and former legislators can often be answered immediately or after limited research. For questions that require extended research (defined as questions requiring more than thirty minutes of research) our reference archivists will be happy to assist a legislator’s staff member or intern at the Georgia Archives.
Election returns from 1988 to the present are available on the Secretary of State website at
Georgia General Assembly records including bills, resolutions, and calendars for past legislative sessions (some as early as 1755) are available at the Georgia Archives. Bills and resolutions for 1995 to the present are also available through the Georgia House of Representatives website at
Georgia Official and Statistical Register is a biennial publication of the Office of Secretary of State and contains information on state officials and agencies. The registers are available from 1923 through 1990.
Georgia Archives Virtual Vault makes history come alive through historical documents and photographs.
Orientation for legislators, interns, and staff
An overview of our research sources and methodology conducted by one of our reference archivists may be arranged by appointment.
Genealogy information packets
A packet containing information about how to document family history in Georgia will be mailed to legislators and their individual constituents upon request.
Georgia Archives speakers are available for your local service organizations to discuss the Georgia Archives, services we can provide, and the records in our care. Contact Public Services at 678-364-3730 for details.
The "Behind-the-Scenes" tour is available by appointment. The tour highlights the spacious public areas and provides glimpses into the vaults, the microfilm/scanning room, and the conservation lab.
Free Lecture Series
The free monthly "Lunch and Learn" Lecture Series helps the public learn more about Georgia's rich history and features guest speakers. Lectures are on the second Tuesday of each month 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Please contact us if we can be of assistance to you in other ways.