Author Archive

Special Collections request system scheduled for maintenance

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Beginning on Friday, December 26th, 2014 from 11:59 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. access to and retrieval of materials in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards collections will be unavailable while updates ...

Special Collections retrieval system scheduled for update

Friday, November 21st, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

On Wednesday, November 26th starting at 8 a.m., access to and retrieval of materials in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection will be limited while the patron management system is ...

‘Selznick’s March,” a talk about Gone With the Wind premiere

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

  Matthew Bernstein, chair of film and media studies at Emory University, will speak on “'Selznick's March': The Atlanta Premiere of Gone with the Wind” Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The world premiere of Gone With the Wind in Atlanta was the culmination ...

‘The Tangible Past’ reading, reception

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

A reading and reception to mark publication of The Tangible Past in Athens, Georgia, a collection of 18 essays by a variety of Athenians, will be held Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. More than 200 years after its beginning, ...

Editor Mary Bryan’s papers available for research

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Mary Edwards Bryan collection. Mary E. Bryan (1838-1913) was born in Jefferson County, Fl. to John D. Edwards and Louisa M. Houghton. Her family later moved to Thomasville, Ga. for her to attend Fletcher Institute; however, at the age of ...

Celebrating Abbott Pattison: 60 Years of the Iron Horse, 1954-2014

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Please join the Brown Media Archives next Friday for a screening and discussion of Atlanta filmmaker Bill VanDerKloot's 1981 documentary, IRON HORSE, the story of sculptor Abbott Pattison’s 1954 modern sculpture, its placement on the UGA campus, and the shocking events that followed, as told by those who were there. Panelists for the ...

Writers Hall of Fame events Nov. 9 and 10

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Mary Hood, Alfred Uhry and the late Olive Ann Burns will be inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Nov. 10 at the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The annual observance begins Nov. 9: At 2 p.m., Hood will read from selected works. A Brunswick native, ...

Vault Tour at Special Collections

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Special tours of the cavernous subterranean vault holding the archival treasures of the UGA Special Collections Libraries will be part of the regular Tuesday Tours at 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Normally closed to the public, staff will take visitors to see the 30,000-square-foot chamber which is kept at 50 degrees to ...

How Georgia Women Shaped the 20th Century

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The editors of a new volume of essays about women’s role in Georgia history will speak Nov. 11 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The talk, “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History: Georgia Women Shape the Twentieth Century,” will feature Kathleen Ann Clark, an associate professor of history at ...

Special Collections database will be unavailable Friday Oct 17rh

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Beginning on Friday, October 17th, 2014 from 11:59PM  EDT to 4:00 AM EDT maintenance will be performed on the database server for UGA's special collections. This is necessary to apply new updates to the server.