The Kenan Research Center, public archive and research facility, collects primary and secondary source materials in all formats conveying the history of Atlanta and the culture of the American south.
Access to the collections
Printed books are searchable in Terminus, our on-line catalog. Descriptions for the catalogued manuscript and graphic collections are also available. Descriptive finding aids to the collections are available by contacting the Kenan Research Center.
The research center includes a series of special libraries including the Cherokee Garden Library of southern gardening, botany, landscape design and agriculture; the Philip T. Shutze and Harvey M. Smith libraries of architecture, decorative arts and design; the Beverly M. DuBose Jr. and Thomas S. Dickey libraries on the Civil War and military ordnance; and the H. Ross Arnold Jr. Library.