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It Was a Big Year: Russell Library hosts storytellers & scholars event

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Inspired by the storytelling format of the popular radio show This American Life and co-sponsored by local storytelling collective Rabbit Box, the Russell Library will host an event showcasing selected scholars and community members on Thursday, October 24 from 7-9 PM in room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections ...

Russell Library to Host Program Focused on Anniversary of Landmark Supreme Court Decision, Roe v. Wade

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Forty years after the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Roe v. Wade, the abortion debate continues to divide the American public. On Wednesday, October 30 from 6-8 PM the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a discussion event focused on the ...

Russell Library to Host Panel Discussion on Endangered Species Act

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Inspired by the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Endangered Species Act, the Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a panel discussion  on Wednesday, October 16 from 5:30-7:00 PM in the auditorium (room 271) of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The discussion will help attendees engage ...

Saturday performance to celebrate book documenting traditional folk music

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Traditional ballads and fiddle tunes will be heard at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries June 15 to celebrate the recently released “Mary Lomax Ballad Book – America’s Great 21st Century Ballad Singer” by Art Rosenbaum. With ballads and songs they learned from their father who sang for his ...

The Making of “The Tangible Past of Athens, Georgia”

Friday, June 7th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  Editor Charlotte Marshall, Milton Leathers, Gary Doster and University Archivist Emeritus Steven Brown will shed light on the forthcoming book "The Tangible Past of Athens, Georgia," which examines Athens' architectural history. Wednesday, June 12, 12:30,  Special Collections Libraries Building  Auditorium. For more information contact sabrown@uga.edu

Full-service back at Special Collections

Friday, May 24th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  The Special Collections Libraries building is fully operational this morning. Retrieval of materials has resumed.   TGIF!    

Dictionaries Old and Rare

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The History of the Book of Books: Dictionaries Old and Rare is an exhibition of selections from the Rare Books collection of the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library. On display in the rotunda of the Special Collections Libraries building, the dictionaries  provide cultural as well as linguistic insights and ...

Retrieval from Special Collections Libraries vault remains limited

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Unfortunately, the equipment malfunction preventing delivery of materials from the special collections vault will likely not be repaired until Wednesday at the earliest. Vault pulls are being done only on a limited basis. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Russell Library Looks Back at 1973

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia will look back at 1973, a pivotal year in modern American history with the new exhibition, “Now and Then: 1973,” on display in the Harrison Feature Gallery of the Russell Library gallery through Dec. 15. The goal of ...

Limited vault-pulls at Special Collections Libraries

Monday, May 20th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Due to an equipment malfunction, pulls from the vault at the Special Collections Libraries are being done only on a limited basis. It is hoped the problem will be fixed by mid-afternoon Tuesday.