The Battle of Gettysburg Research Center was developed in 2008 in order to meet the needs of patrons researching all aspects of the Gettysburg Campaign including combat operations during the campaign, the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and anniversaries of the Battle of Gettysburg. The research center has been used by authors, historians, and Civil War buffs alike.
The Adams County Historical Society offers a very comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material including books, manuscript collections, artifacts, and research. Use the links to access finding aids and indexes from our library, archival, and photograph collections.
Many of the Society’s photographs are available for reproduction and publishing.Please use the link on the Photos page to access our photograph reproduction quote form.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I donate items to the Society?
The Society only collects items related to Adams County. To see about donating items to the Society email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Use our Guide to Donations to see the kinds of items the Society is interested in collecting.