Roswell Historical Society/
City of Roswell
Library and Archives
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, social and civic organizations.
Audio & Visual
Textiles & Artifacts
The reading room contains
over 1000 volumes on the history of Roswell, the state of Georgia and its counties.
It also contains subject, family, and pamphlet files.
Archival holdings include manuscript collections,
maps, photographs, visual arts, personal and family papers, artifacts, audio and visual materials, and textiles.
The photograph collections contain over 3,000 important images of the Roswell area and its residents.
A view of Roswell's Canton Street,
Thomas Edward King
Mayor of Roswell, 1850s
The manuscript collections include personal and family papers, business
records, and material pertaining to social and cultural organizations.
Extensive newspaper collections include the Roswell Herald and North Fulton Herald from the 1940s-1960s.
We are seeking volunteers to staff our Research Library and Archives. Volunteers catalog materials and assist patrons with research. Orientation and training
Monday and Thursday
1:00 – 4:30
Society Research Library & Archives
Roswell Cultural Arts Center
950 Forrest Street – 2nd floor
Roswell, GA 30075
Archivist: Elaine DeNiro