Georgia State Archives to Transfer to the University System of Georgia on July 1

The following excerpt is from a short article posted in the April 1, 2013 edition of

ATLANTA — As part of a long-term plan to keep the State Archives open, the General Assembly has approved transferring the research and records facility from the Secretary of State’s office to the University System of Georgia. Governor Nathan Deal is expected to sign the legislation. The transfer would be official July first.

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Also See: Senate signs off on Georgia Archives transfer in the March 22, 2013 edition of Clayton News Daily.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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