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A large collection of early [http://find.sos.state.ga.us/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=434&q=biographical+questionnaires twentieth-century biographical questionnaires] was microfilmed at the [http://sos.georgia.gov/archives/ Georgia Department of Archives and History.] The set is arranged alphabetically and is at the Family History Library {{FHL|231070|item|disp=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|Georgia Periodicals]]" article).  
 
A large collection of early [http://find.sos.state.ga.us/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=434&q=biographical+questionnaires twentieth-century biographical questionnaires] was microfilmed at the [http://sos.georgia.gov/archives/ Georgia Department of Archives and History.] The set is arranged alphabetically and is at the Family History Library {{FHL|231070|item|disp=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|Georgia Periodicals]]" article).  
  
=== Family History Library ===
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=== Family History Library ===
  
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.
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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'''
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'''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|176263|item|disp=microfilms 962882-85, book 975.8 D3n}}
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*Northen, William J. ''Men of Mark in Georgia''. Seven Volumes. 1907-12. Reprint (Spartanburg, South Carolina: The Reprint Company, 1974) {{FHL|176263|item|disp=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|163442|item|disp=FHL microfilms 1425701-02, book 975.8 H2k}} Volumes 4-6 are biographical.
 
*Knight, Lucian Lamar. ''A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians''. Six Volumes. (Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company, 1917) {{FHL|163442|item|disp=FHL microfilms 1425701-02, book 975.8 H2k}} Volumes 4-6 are biographical.
  
'''State and County Biographies'''
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'''State and County Biographies'''  
  
To access Georgia biographies available through the Family History Library, see the FHL catalog Place-names search for:
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To access Georgia biographies available through the Family History Library, see the FHL catalog Place-names search for:  
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Georgia Archives

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).

Family History Library

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

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

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