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April 26: Confederate Constitution on Display

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The annual exhibition of the Confederate Constitution will be April 26 at the UGA Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The Constitution will be displayed from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the second floor gallery space of the Russell Building. Civil War letters, documents, artifacts and images from 1862 will ...

Remembering Fred Birchmore

Sunday, April 15th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Fred A. Birchmore and bike, 1935 or 1936. Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Georgia Division of Archives and History, Office of Secretary of State. We were saddened to learn of the passing of UGA alum and Athens resident Fred Birchmore ('32, '34) today. The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library holds Mr. ...

Discover historic film clips on the Brown Media Archives YouTube channel

Monday, April 9th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Check out the YouTube channel for the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection. Enjoy clips from such items as Town Films shot in Athens, Cordele, Fitzgerald, and Bowman in the 1930s and 1940s as well as snippets from our home movie collections that document vacations, home life, ...

Hull Street Deck open for Special Collections visitor parking

Sunday, April 1st, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Beginning Monday, April 2, visitors to the UGA Special Collections Libraries can park in the Hull Street parking deck. To do so, enter at the south entrance near Baxter St and take a ticket. Before leaving, present your ticket at the security desk located in the lobby of the Special ...

Hull Street now open

Monday, March 26th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Athens-Clarke County has officially opened Hull Street to traffic from the corner of Waddell and Hull (by the UGA Special Collections Libraries Building) to the intersection of Hull and Baxter. [caption id="attachment_5671" align="alignnone" width="250" caption="Hull Street Reroute Open"][/caption]

Special Collections Tuesday Tour @ 2!

Saturday, March 24th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Join Special Collections Library staff each Tuesday at 2 P.M. for a tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda ...