At the University of Georgia Libraries, there are several locations for primary source materials:
- The general collections of the Main Library and Science Library include government documents, letters, diaries, photographs, and autobiographies collected in books and journals. The Map and Government Information Library collects individual maps as well as atlases. [See Primary Sources in GIL.]
- There are three Special Collections in the Russell Special Collections Building: the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection.
- The Digital Library of Georgia works with archives throughout the state to provide access to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.
- The Georgia Museum of Art promotes teaching, research, and service; specifically, as a repository and educational instrument of the visual arts.
- The Georgia Museum of Natural History has collections of objects, artifacts, and specimens relating to the natural history of Georgia and the Southeast.