Lumpkin County Resources

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Special Collections

Madeleine K. Anthony Collection (1828-1988) contains information on Lumpkin County, many local families, mines, tourism and its development, schools, the Civil War, Gold Rush Days Festival, the Georgia State Capitol (as it relates to Lumpkin County), civic organizations and other Lumpkin County history topics. The Digital Library of Georgia presents parts of this collection online, and presents a finding aid for the entire collection with links to the items available online.

Magdalene Christian Crowell Collection contains genealogy materials about Magdalene’s Christian and allied families. These materials include correspondence, notes, copies of partial indexes and entries from publications pertaining to specific families, copies and some original documents (including marriage records, deeds, wills, and store ledgers) and photographs.

Ruth Rogers Williams Collection contains research procedures and notes on the genealogy of the Loughridge, Rogers, and allied families.

Lorenzo Dow Davis Collection (1832-1893) contains documents formerly belonging to the Lorenzo Dow Davis family.   Includes documents pertaining to the 1832 land lottery.

Lumpkin County Heritage Collection contains original government documents (bound in ledgers and loose) of the Lumpkin County Office of the Supervisor of Elections and Registrar and the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office. It also contains various correspondence, proceedings, minutes, constitutions and bylaws, photographs and other materials from non-government community organizations.

Benjamin P. Gaillard Collection (1877-1937) contains materials belonging to or pertaining to the Benjamin Gaillard family. These materials include Benjamin’s personal diaries and ledgers, the Gaillard Family Bible, and a bound book of letters written by Dr. Gaillard’s students entitled Messages from Friends.

Margaret Inman Meaders Collection (1880-1986) contains information on gold mines, and mining, maps, research notes, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, post offices in Lumpkin County, schools, census records, North Georgia College, Lumpkin County families, and the Meaders family genealogy. It also has Margaret Meaders’ personal writing, research notes, speech transcripts, and interviews of local residents.


Lumpkin County Library’s microfilm collection includes:

  • Census Records
  • Confederate Pension Applications
  • Court Records
  • Mint, Confederate Letters and Military
  • Newspapers
  • Microfiche List
Click here to view or download the microfilm index.
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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by in Descending Order within category

Other Resources6 documents

  • Map and Drawing Collection Index
  • LC Family File List
  • Genealogy Vertical Files
  • Veterans Buried in Lumpkin County

Marriages Published in the Nugget 1922-20132 documents

  • Bride Index
  • Groom Index

Obituaries30 documents

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