Search the Collections

Researchers can explore much of Atlanta History Center’s museum, archival, and oral history collections online.


Terminus is the Kenan Research Center’s online catalog. The database contains information about books and periodicals, as well as manuscript and visual arts collections. To search for materials found in libraries outside of the Kenan Research Center see

Finding Aids

Finding aids are documents that describe the contents of manuscript and visual arts collections.


Album is a database of digitized photographs, audio and video recordings, and publications from collections at the Kenan Research Center. You can place an order for reproductions of digitized photographs, documents, and other items from our collections by completing the below order form and submitting it to


MARTHA, Museum Artifacts Related to the History of Atlanta, is Atlanta History Center’s online collections of Military History and Urban History artifacts.

Atlanta History: A Journal of Atlanta and the South

Find more than 1,000 articles totaling over 17,000 pages featuring fascinating topics on the history of Atlanta and the state of Georgia.

Franklin Garrett Necrology Genealogical Resource

Franklin Garrett’s Necrology is a genealogical resource for white men from the metropolitan Atlanta area, twenty-one years of age or older, who died between 1857 and 1931. Women listed in the necrology are mentioned in reference to their male counterparts.

Architecture Database

The Kenan Research Center maintains a significant architecture collection of architectural drawings produced by prominent Atlanta firms. The collection includes approximately 3,750 jobs dating from 1823 to 1996.

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project oral history recordings consist of video and audio recorded interviews with veterans who served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts, and civilians who served in their support.

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