Archive for the ‘Special Collections Libraries Building’ Category

Confederate Constitution display

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America -- a part of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library collections -- will be displayed April 25 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull St. Due to ...

‘The Largest Motor Hotel in the World': The James M. Hunt Architectural Collection and the Atlanta Marriott

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

by Lauren E. Mauldin After its completion in 1965, the Atlanta Marriott Motor Hotel was coined the “Southeast’s largest motor hotel.” After constructing a 300-room addition in 1969, it became the “largest motor hotel in the world.” Marriott Motor Hotels contracted with architect James M. Hunt, FAIA, from Elberton, Georgia to design ...

Two new collections featuring the papers of the Alexander H. Stephens family

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce the opening of two new collections of Alexander H. Stephens family material, ms3823 and ms3828: The collections consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, financial papers, photographs, artifacts, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is largely family letters between Alexander H. Stephens, his father Andrew Baskins Stephens, ...

‘An Encounter with Lillian Smith’ to be presented Saturday

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Atlanta actress Brenda Bynum will present a “Jordan is So Chilly: An Encounter with Lillian Smith,” a solo performance drawn largely from unpublished autobiographical writings by the author. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the ...

Nuclear Anxiety Panel and Dr. Strangelove Screening Postponed

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to inclement weather, the University of Georgia campus will be closed today, Thursday, February 13, 2014. Tonight's scheduled panel discussion, Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture, has been postponed. This event will now take place on next Thursday, February 20th from 5:30-7:00PM in the auditorium of the Special ...

UGA Libraries Closed Thursday, 2/13

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 - Viki Timian

In accordance with the closing of the University of Georgia’s Athens campus, the UGA Libraries will be closed on Thursday, February 13th, due to the continuing inclement weather.

“Nuclear Threats” Panel Discussion Rescheduled

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to the inclement weather, the University of Georgia is closed Wednesday, February 12th, and the Russell Library event, 'Nuclear Threats, Then and Now', has been rescheduled. It will now take place on Thursday, March 6th, 2014; 5:30-7:00PM (Doors open at 5:00). More information.

UGA Libraries closed Wed, Feb 12th

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

In accordance with the closing of the University of Georgia's Athens campus, the UGA Libraries will be closed on Wednesday, February 12th, due to the weather.

Humanities Council president says play ‘lifts a new curtain’ on Lillian Smith

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Jamil Zainaldin, president of the Georgia Humanities Council, writes about author and activist Lillian Smith, an inaugural member of the Georgia Writer's Hall of Fame, based at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Smith is the subject of a one-woman play, written and performed by Atlanta actress Brenda Bynum. ...

UGA Libraries Closing Early Today, 1/28

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Due to inclement weather, the Main and Science Libraries, as well as the Miller Learning Center and the Special Collections Libraries, will be closing today, January 28, at 3:30 p.m. A decision regarding Wednesday operations for the Athens campus will be announced by 6:30 a.m. Wednesday through an ArchNews e-mail, the ...