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The City of Roswell will reopen City Hall (38 Hill Street) and their facility at 1810 Hembree Road on Monday, June 15, 2020. Both facilities will resume normal business hours and will be open for walk-in appointments, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please visit www.roswellgov.com/coronavirus for details and for information regarding the City of Roswell coronavirus response.

The Roswell Archives and Research Library is closed to the public until further notice.

Please visit www.roswellgov.com/coronavirus for more information regarding the City of Roswell coronavirus response.

Roswell Archives and Research Library

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Contact
Elaine DeNiro
Certified Archivist
Phone: 770-594-6405
Email Elaine DeNiro

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

Roswell Historical Society Hours
Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

Online Calendar of Hours

Overview

The Roswell Historical Society and City of Roswell Archives and Research Library 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