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Special Collections

Overview

The Zach S. Henderson Library’s Special Collections Department was founded in the 1970’s. Housed within the department are rare books, manuscript collections, and artifacts relating to the history of the Statesboro region and Georgia Southern University. Special Collections has materials documenting the Civil War, World War II, southern railroads, early businesses, and local genealogy. Popular collections include the Okefenokee Swamp Collection, the Bulloch County Historical Society Collection, the Lucile Hodges Collection, the Marvin S. Pittman Collection, and the Charles Holmes Herty Collection.


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To conduct research or view materials, please call (912) 478-1897 or email specolle@georgiasouthern.edu to schedule an appointment.

 

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8AM - 5PM.

 

Location

Room 4206, 4th Floor, Zach S. Henderson Library. 
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Contact

Wendy Harrison – Catalog Metadata Assistant

  • Email: specolle@georgiasouthern.edu
  • Phone: (912) 478-1897
  • Fax: (912) 478-0289
  • Physical Address: 1400 Southern Drive, Building 208, Statesboro, GA 30458
  • Mailing Address: Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections, P.O. Box 8074, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460-8074