Historians and Librarians Press Georgia to Keep Its Archives Open

State of Georgia, Office of the Governor

Kaye Lanning Minchew, director of the Troup County Archives, delivered a petition to Gov. Nathan Deal as a group of supporters of the Georgia Archives gathered in his office this week. She welcomed his pledge to keep the facility open but, like others, was waiting for more specifics: "To use the cliché, the devil's in the details."
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October has been proclaimed Georgia Archives Month by the state's governor, Nathan Deal. It could also be the last month that researchers have reliable access to the Georgia Archives.

The archives hold the official records of Georgia's governors...

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