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A large collection of early twentieth-century biographical questionnaires was microfilmed at the Georgia Department of Archives and History. The set is arranged alphabetically and is at the Family History Library FHL films 288169-83. This collection primarily includes biographies of prominent Georgians. The collection is indexed in the Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly, 20 (1984): 141-169, 199-234 (see the "Georgia Periodicals" article).
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Statewide, regional, and county histories often have biographical sections. The Family History Library also has biographical collections of politicians, lawyers, colonial clergymen, and other notable citizens.
Biographical Encyclopedias for Georgia
- Northen, William J. Men of Mark in Georgia. Seven Volumes. 1907-12. Reprint (Spartanburg, South Carolina: The Reprint Company, 1974) FHL microfilms 962882-85, book 975.8 D3n
- Knight, Lucian Lamar. A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians. Six Volumes. (Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company, 1917) FHL microfilms 1425701-02, book 975.8 H2k Volumes 4-6 are biographical.
State and County Biographies
To access Georgia biographies available through the Family History Library, see the FHL catalog Place-names search for:
- GEORGIA - BIOGRAPHY
- GEORGIA - BIOGRAPHY-INDEXES
- GEORGIA, [COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY
- Access Genealogy - Georgia Biographies
- GeneaSearch-Georgia Biographies
- University of Georgia Research Guide
- Digital Library of Georgia - Georgia Biography