Archive for the ‘Special Collections Libraries Building’ Category

Peabody Decades Screening: “Based on a True Story”

Monday, November 4th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1960s Potpourri: “Based on a True Story.” November 5, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). The more recent generations have been introduced to the 1960s through film and television drama.  Popular television dramas like "Mad Men" or "The Wonder Years" or movies like "Across the Universe" or "The Help" ...

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 ...

“Big Year” Storytelling Event, 10/24

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Amy Watts

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 Libraries. Under the theme, "It Was a Big ...

Peabody Decades Screening: Requiem for a Heavyweight

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1950s Movie: Requiem for a Heavyweight October 22, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). Rod Serling might be better known for his work on "The Twilight Zone", but Mr. Serling's talents were not limited to exploring the possible eccentricities of the universe.  Drawing on personal experiences, he also incorporated ...

Peabody Decades Screening: Drop Out, Not Fall Out

Monday, October 7th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

[caption id="attachment_7924" align="alignleft" width="148"] Facts About Fallout, 1955 (306714) [Electronic Record]; Government Publications; Compiled 1861-1992; Documenting the period 1828-1992; Publications of the U.S. Government , 1790-2006, Record Group 287; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD[/caption]1950s Potpourri: America in the 1950s: Drop Out, Not Fall Out October 8, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special ...

Peabody Decades Screening: The Tuskegee Airmen, Sept 24

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - Amy Watts

The Peabody Decades: 1940s Movie: The Tuskegee Airmen Tuesday, September 24, 2013 7:00 p.m. Location: Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street) "The Tuskegee Airmen" tells the story of the African-American aviators who overcame racism to become the "Fighting 99th," the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots in World War II. Starring ...

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 ...