Francis Harper Image Special Collections at Georgia Southern University has been established to collect, organize, describe, preserve, and make available materials of permanent institutional and historical value to the University and the local community. Collections span both the Armstrong and Statesboro campuses and include records, manuscripts, photographs, campus publications, and publications by Georgia Southern faculty, staff, and alumni.

Housed within Special Collections at Zach S. Henderson Library are a variety of materials documenting the history of Georgia Southern University and the greater Southeast Georgia region to include Bulloch, Screven, Liberty, Candler, Tattnall, and Effingham counties.

To conduct research or view materials, please Schedule a Research Appointment or contact Special Collections at
Finding Aid Collection
This collection contains finding aids and container lists for materials housed in the Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections. A Finding Aid contains a listing of the collection's contents and their location within Special Collections. It will often describe and summarize the contents of a collection including aspects of its arrangement; the scope of its subject matter; organizations and persons of relevancy; and its chronology.


Browse the Special Collections at Zach S. Henderson Library (Statesboro) Collections:

Bulloch County Historical Newspapers

Bulloch County Historical Society Collection

Delma E. Presley Collection of South Georgia History and Culture

Georgia Southern University Publications

Manuscripts and Early Printed Book Collection

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Oral Histories

Peace Officers Association of Georgia Records

Waddie Welcome Archive - Savannah Signs Project

Wiley Nessmith Family Letters