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Greene architectural records are available for research

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Lane Greene architectural records. W. Lane Greene (1935-2009) was a preservation architect based in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in Jones County, Georgia to Jerrold and Floreen Jones Green. After high school he joined the Marine ...

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame events set for Sunday, Monday

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The 2013 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame celebration begins Nov. 10, with a reading from Georgia’s poet laureate Judson Mitcham at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Mitcham and the late Toni Cade Bambara will be inducted into the Hall of Fame ...

The Georgia Review to screen Hal Holbrook film in conjunction with his UGA visit

Friday, November 1st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Georgia Review will sponsor a showing of “That Evening Sun” Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Russell Special Collections Library at the University of Georgia.  The film features Hal Holbrook, an Academy Award-nominated actor who will be on campus for a sold-out campus performance of ...

Film Festival celebrates UGA Press books

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

As part of the Spotlight on the Arts festival, the UGA Press 75th anniversary, and University Press Week, the Press and Special Collections Library have teamed up for a four-day film festival. The four films that we are screening are: "God's Little Acre" (1958), "I Am a Fugitive from a ...

Rare Books on loan to GMOA’s Catherine the Great exhibition

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Some two dozen volumes of 18th century books are on loan to the Georgia Museum of Art as part of the exhibition “Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great,” on view through Jan. 5. Primarily books about art, with an emphasis on the art of ancient Greece and ...

Civil War materials opened

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce several newly opened collections of Civil War material: Hooper Ware family papers Charles Jefferson Hooper (b. 1806) and Jane Byrd Word (b. 1813) married on June 14, 1832. Their son Charles Word Hooper (1843-1919) served as a Confederate private of Company E, 5th Georgia Regiment ...

Football exhibit featured in today’s R&B

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Lauren McDonald | Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:00 pm Herschel Walker’s jersey, a football signed by the 1980 championship team and tickets to a 1929 football game are on display along with other pieces of University of Georgia football history at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries. The ...

Opening of the Millard and Linda Fuller papers and Fuller Center for Housing records

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Millard and Linda Fuller papers and the Fuller Center for Housing records. Millard and Linda Fuller together founded Habitat for Humanity International, a non-profit Christian housing ministry, in 1976. In 2005 they established the Fuller Center for Housing. These two ...

Exhibit honors centennial of birth of Eugene Odum

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An archival selection of materials celebrating the centennial of the birth of Eugene Odum, the father of modern ecology, will be on view at the UGA Special Collections Libraries through December. A UGA Professor of biology from 1940 until 2002, there are many monuments around the state to Odum, including the ...

Special Collections Libraries Welcome Dog Fans for Football Friday Tours

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Update: We have learned that ESPN will be at the Special Collections Libraries today to film our football exhibit to show during Saturday's game! Go Dogs!   An exhibit of historical football memorabilia from the UGA Athletic Association Archives will be displayed through fall and guided tours of the three Special Collections ...