Research

Research

Our Documentation

The Cherokee County Historical Society cares for over 100,000 items in our collection pertaining to Cherokee County history. These items include documents, photographs, oral histories, maps, Native American artifacts, family histories, and objects related to businesses and individuals throughout Cherokee County’s history. These items are carefully preserved and cataloged in a searchable database.

Interested in exploring our collection and archives? Our research library is available to you by appointment only at this time, Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM. Please call 770 345 3288 ext 3 or email kjohnson@historycherokee.org to make your research appointment today.

Our Documentation
Archives

Archives

Archive:

The William “Buddy” Alexander Collection

The William “Buddy” Alexander Collection

The Map Collection

The Map Collection

The Harold Johnston Archaeology Collection 7

The Harold Johnston Archaeology Collection 7

Historic Resource Survey

Historic Resource Survey

Canton Cotton Mills Collection

Canton Cotton Mills Collection

Photography Collection

Photography Collection

Genealogy Research

Genealogy Research

Welcome to your Cherokee County roots! What are your questions about Cherokee County family research? Click below to see some questions that we frequently hear, especially from those researchers who live in other states

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Visit

Admission to the Cherokee County History Center includes access to the museum, temporary exhibition, and research library.

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