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Revision as of 14:46, 26 March 2013

DeKalb History Center
DeKalb History Center Reading Room

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  archives@dekalbhistory.org


101 E. Court Square
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Telephone:[1]  404-373-1088
Fax:  404-373-8287

  • Office Hours:[1]  Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Archives Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:00pm (Appointments recommended)
  • Museum Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]  Directions and Parking

Internet sites and databases:

  • DeKalb History Center website - Provides information on the archives and current museum exhibits.
  • Collections - Partial listing of collections including subject files, biogrpahical files, special collections, oral histories, reference materials, photograph subject files, and periodicals.
  • On-line Research Databases - Includes cemetery, marriage, freedman, land lottery, census, military, court, and probate records.

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[2] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[3]}




{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the DeKalb History Center, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections


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