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2nd Annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture, April 3

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 - Renna Tuten

Wednesday, April 3, 7 PM Russell Special Collections Library Room 271 (Auditorium). Join the School of Social Work and the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies and Research for the 2nd Annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture, on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The guest speaker will be Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Director General ...

Peabody Screening: Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream – March 20

Monday, March 18th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

To warm up baseball fans for the March 31 start of Major League Baseball’s regular season, the University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards and Peabody Award Collection will present three baseball-themed documentaries that have won the coveted award. The films will all be screened in the auditorium of the ...

Peabody Screening: The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg – March 13

Monday, March 11th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

To warm up baseball fans for the March 31 start of Major League Baseball’s regular season, the University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards and Peabody Award Collection will present three baseball-themed documentaries that have won the coveted award. The films will all be screened in the auditorium of the ...

Peabody Screening: When It Was a Game – March 6

Monday, March 4th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

To warm up baseball fans for the March 31 start of Major League Baseball’s regular season, the University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards and Peabody Award Collection will present three baseball-themed documentaries that have won the coveted award. The films will all be screened in the auditorium of the ...

Hargrett Historical Maps and Broadsides Databases Open

Monday, February 18th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Georgia Libraries maintains a collection of more than 1,000 historic maps spanning nearly 500 years, from the sixteenth century through the early twentieth century. Although not limited to a single geographic subject, the collection heavily emphasizes Georgia as colony ...

Remembering Curtis Beall

Friday, January 11th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

[caption id="attachment_6726" align="alignleft" width="228"] UGA Alum Curtis Beall. Photo by Beth Newman, courtesy of Georgia Magazine.[/caption] We were saddened to learn of the passing of Curtis Beall, UGA alum, cheerleader, and WWII veteran. The University Archives unit of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library maintains the Curtis A. Beall Papers, ...

History of the Book: More Than Words

Friday, November 16th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The UGA Special Collections Libraries is pleased to host History of the Book: More Than Words, a symposium sponsored by the Willson Center for the Humanities.The symposium will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 9AM to 5PM on the 2nd floor of the Russell Special Collections Library Building ...

UGA Special Collections Thanksgiving Schedule

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The UGA Special Collections Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Special Collections Libraries will reopen on Monday, November 26 at 8:00 A.M.

The Man Nobody Knew: Spymaster William Colby, CIA |Film and Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Thursday, November 15, 2012 3:30-6:30 p.m. Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium (Room 271) 300 South Hull Street THE MAN NOBODY KNEW uncovers the hidden life of legendary CIA spymaster William Colby. The consummate American soldier-spy, he served numerous presidents on both sides of the aisle and through it all maintained a ...

Digitized 1940s Wire Recordings Now Available Streaming on the Russell Library Website

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The twenty wire recordings from the Herman E. Talmadge Collection were digitized last year and are now available online. These recordings document the 1948 and 1950 gubernatorial races and the bitter fights held in the aftermath of the Georgia Supreme Court's decision to favor Lieutenant Governor M.E. Thompson's claim to ...