The City of Roswell will be performing network services maintenance on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 3:00-5:00 PM. This will impact email communication with City staff, access to the online payments portal, and other City services. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience. A full list of affected services is available here.

Research Library and Archives

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The research library and archives is a repository for research material and historical collections of the Roswell Historical Society and City of Roswell. Resources include information about the history of the city of Roswell and its environs, early settlers, the area’s textile mills, the Civil War, Cherokee Native Americans, local African American heritage, properties in the historic district, family genealogies, local businesses, and social and civic organizations.
  • Family files – local family histories
  • Pamphlets – surveys, reports, cemetery records, etc.
  • Maps – Roswell and Georgia
  • Newspapers – local news, notably the Roswell Herald and North Fulton Herald from the 1940s-1960s
  • Books – over 1000 volumes on the history of the area
  • Photographs – over 3000 images
  • Audio/Visual material – interviews and oral histories
  • Manuscripts – 60 collections
  • Microfilm – newspapers and census records
  • Textiles & Artifacts
Elaine DeNiro
Certified Archivist

Roswell Cultural Arts Center
950 Forrest Street
2nd floor
Roswell, GA 30075

Ph: 770-594-6405

Roswell Historical Society Office Hours
Tuesday and Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Research Library and Archives Hours
Monday and Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Online Calendar of Office/Library Hours