Archive for the ‘News’ Category

UGA Libraries’ Media Archives receives earliest known home movies of Georgia

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia Libraries’ Walter J. Brown Media Archives, the only public institution in Georgia devoted entirely to preserving moving images, has received a rich and varied film collection including what are likely Georgia’s earliest surviving home movies. Pebble Hill Plantation in Thomasville, Georgia, was the winter home for the ...

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, ...

Media Archives Images from Dedication Day (Feb. 17, 2012)

Monday, February 27th, 2012 - danroth

Below is a sampling of images taken at the Dedication Ceremonies of the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library on Friday, February 17, 2012. Photography by James Benyshek and Dan Roth. [gallery columns="4"]

Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection ready for Grand Opening!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 - danroth

The Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection has taken up residence in its new offices at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Building. Preparations are underway for the official building dedication ceremonies, scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2012 at 11:00a.m. 2011 found the Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards ...

Special Collections Libraries Building Open

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research & Studies have set up shop in the new Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Library on Hull Street. We are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and 1-5 p.m. on Saturdays. ...

70th Annual Peabody Award winners announced

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 - Amy Watts

A record 39 recipients of the 70th Annual Peabody Awards were announced today by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board as the best in electronic media for the year 2010, were named in a ceremony ...

UGA Libraries capture an Emmy!

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia Libraries has a new addition – a statuette awarded at the 2010 Southeast Regional Emmy Awards Saturday in Atlanta. Andrew Young Presents: How We Got Over was recognized for technical achievement, one of three Emmys it received. The documentary is largely based historical news footage made ...

Peabody Awards Collection now streaming on campus

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 - Peabody Awards Collection

One of UGA's hidden treasures is about to step into the spotlight.  Selected programs from the Peabody Awards Collection are now available for online viewing on the UGA campus. The Peabody Awards Collection, part of the UGA Libraries Walter J. Brown Media Archives, is one of the largest broadcasting archives in ...