Law Library and Genealogy Room

The Nancy Guinn Memorial Library’s Law Library and Genealogy Room houses our special collections. For assistance with these collections refer to the Adult Services staff.

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Special Collections

LAW LIBRARY:  Patrons have access to an extensive up to date collection of legal books and the Westlaw Next legal database.

Our collection of law books includes:

  • Official Code of Georgia Annotated Vol. 1-41
  • GA Reports Vol. 1 (1846) – Vol. 295 (2014)
  • GA Appeals Reports Vol. 1 (1907) – Vol. 328 (2014)
  • Official Complication Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
  • Black’s Law Dictionary
  • Practice & Procedure

The Westlaw Next database includes access to:

  • Case Law & Legal Forms
  • State and Federal Statutes
  • Administrative Codes
  • Newspaper and Magazine Articles
  • Public Records
  • Law Journals & Reviews
  • Treatises

GENEALOGY ROOM: Patrons have access to genealogy resources including Ancestry Library Edition, maps, genealogy records, and over two thousand microfilm rolls.

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Through Ancestry Library Edition patrons have access to: 

  • U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940
  • Vital Records
  • Military Records
  • Immigration Records

Included in our microfilm collection are:

  • Conyers Newspapers: 1878-2007
  • American Ancestry Records prior to 1776
  • Revolutionary War Soldier Records (Georgia)
  • National Archives: Georgia Counties 1820-1920
  • Georgia 1880 Census
  • Slave Schedules 1850 & 1860
  • Colonial Records of Georgia: 1732-1805
  • North Carolina 1810 Census
  • North Carolina 1850 Slave Schedule
  • Virginia 1850 Census
  • Virginia 1850 Slave Schedules