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Peabody Summer Screening Series: “Dog Days”

Friday, June 28th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Peabody Awards Archive's Summer Fun Friday brown bag screening series continues in July on the theme "Dog Days." Screenings will be from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 268 of the Russell Special Collections Building.  Bring your lunch and enjoy the fun. July 5: Double feature: "Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman" and "Martha ...

Welcome AthFest! Special extra tours of Special Collections this week

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Russell Building University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries, home to the Brown Media Archives, the Hargrett Library, and the Russell Library are delighted to welcome fans to Athfest 2013.  To celebrate, there will be special free guided tours of the exhibit galleries at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 20th, ...

Hodgson and Conway family papers now open in Hargrett Library

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Marguerite Hodgson family papers and William B. Conway family papers. Marguerite Thomas Hodgson, the daughter of Ralph Reginald Hodgson and Isabella Thomas, graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English, was a member of Chi Omega sorority, ...

Special Collections Patron Alert! Construction Delays on Hull, Baxter and Lumpkin

Monday, June 10th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

Visitors to the UGA Special Collections Libraries should be aware of potential traffic delays if traveling on Hull Street, Lumpkin Street or Baxter Street to reach the Russell Special Collections Library Building. Hull Street is closed from Baxter Street and Waddell Street from June 10 through June 14. Patrons accessing the ...

Peabody Summer Screening Series: Just For Fun

Monday, June 10th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

This summer, the Peabody Awards Archive will host a Friday brown bag screening series. All screenings will be from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 268 of the Russell Special Collections Building.  Bring your lunch and enjoy the fun. Just as the Peabody Awards have one criterion (Excellence), so too does ...

Pardon Our Progress: Reading Rooms Closing at 3:45 on Thursday, May 23

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 - Renna Tuten

Due to a software upgrade, the Montgomery and Russell Reading Rooms at the UGA Special Collections Libraries will be closing at 3:45 on Thursday, May 23. They will be open at 8AM on Friday, May 24. For more information on the UGA Special Collections Libraries, please visit www.libs.uga.edu/scl

Hargrett Library Opens New Civil War Collections

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce several newly accessioned collections that document the Civil War: Charles B. La Hatt family papers, ms 3778 Charles Burdge La Hatt (1839-1908) was born in Muscogee County, Georgia, son of Charles Henry La Hatt (1796-1872) and Elizabeth Windham (1824-1906). He was a teacher and Methodist ...

Special Collections Patron Alert! Lumpkin and Baxter Construction Delays, May 13 – June 13.

Saturday, May 11th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

Visitors to the UGA Special Collections Libraries should be aware of potential traffic delays if traveling on Lumpkin Street or Baxter Street to reach the Russell Special Collections Library Building. Travel from Broad Street via Newton and Hull Streets will not be affected. Construction advisory:  Lumpkin and Baxter Streets lane and ...

Hargrett Library Opens Four Broadcasting and Journalism Collections

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce four new broadcasting and journalism collections: Sidney Pike papers Sidney Pike's (b. 1927) career in television began with producing and directing baseball programming for Boston's WBZ-TV and WHDH-TV for 17 years. During his tenure at WHDH, Pike also produced a documentary, "American Way of Life," ...

Hargrett Library Opens Four New Collections

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of four new collections. Arthur W. McDonald collection of theatre engravings and playbills Arthur W. McDonald, former chair of the Department of Fine Arts at the College of Charleston, is the author of several works about the Yorkshire theatre including The Yorkshire Stage, ...