More Good News From the Archives

At today’s Lunch and Learn program, Georgia Archives Director Christopher Davidson announced that the Archives will be adding staff, increasing hours for part-time employees and, yes, opening to the public for two additional days per week.

Here are the highlights:

  • Hiring three additional professionals
  • Increasing part-time staff hours
  • Opening to the public on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning July 31. Weekly hours will be Wednesdays-Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Increasing conservation and processing activities of the Archives collections

The Archives will report to Steve Wrigley, Executive Vice Chancellor Administration, of the University System of Georgia.

Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers who helped make this happen, as well as Gov. Nathan Deal and the members of the Georgia legislature.

Vivian Price Saffold


Filed under Get Informed

3 responses to “More Good News From the Archives

  1. Eva Garrett

    Was there any discussion concerning the web site and who would be maintaining?

  2. marydouglass

    Hurray! And thanks for all your hard work! Although I don’t live in GA, my husband has ancestors who did. I wrote my letters of support to both the archivist and the governor. Happy to see the collections in safe and knowledgeable hands.

  3. Pingback: Georgia Archives Increasing Staff and Adding More Hours For Public Use | LJ INFOdocket

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