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Special Collections Libraries Closed Monday for MLK Day

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will be closed Monday, Jan. 19 in observance of  the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Folger Librarian to speak at Book Symposium

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, is the key speaker for "Libraries and Labyrinths: A Symposium," Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Russell Special Collections Libraries auditorium. Whitmore will speak on "Reading Variety in Early Modern Print." A reception will follow. The event is open free to the ...

Augustus Longstreet Hull: Annalist of Athens

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

The first Augustus Longstreet Hull Award in honor of significant contributions to the preservation on Athens history will be presented by the Athens Historical Society following a program on Hull, who recorded the early history of the university, in his “Historical Sketch of the University of Georgia,” and Athens, in ...

Special Collections request system scheduled for maintenance

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Beginning on Friday, February 6, 2015 from 11:59 pm  to 4:00 am access to and retrieval of materials in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards collections will be unavailable while updates are ...

Application Deadline Extended for Community Docent Program

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

The University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries is extending the application deadline for participation in its docent program to Friday, January 9, 2015. The Docent Corps is a skilled group of volunteers who provide tours of the exhibit galleries to visitors, ranging from fifth graders ...

Thanksgiving Week Library Hours – Main and Science Libraries

Friday, November 21st, 2014 - maryp

The Main and Science Libraries are closed: Saturday, November 22 Sunday, November 23 Beginning on Monday, November 24, the Libraries will operate with reduced hours as follows: Monday, November 24 and Tuesday, November 25 – 8am to 6pm Wednesday, November 26 – 8am to 5pm Thursday, November 27 – Closed for Thanksgiving Friday, November 28 - 12pm ...

How Georgia Women Shaped the 20th Century

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The editors of a new volume of essays about women’s role in Georgia history will speak Nov. 11 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The talk, “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History: Georgia Women Shape the Twentieth Century,” will feature Kathleen Ann Clark, an associate professor of history at ...

Special Collections database will be unavailable Friday Oct 17rh

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Beginning on Friday, October 17th, 2014 from 11:59PM  EDT to 4:00 AM EDT maintenance will be performed on the database server for UGA's special collections. This is necessary to apply new updates to the server.

Main and Science Libraries Closed Saturday

Friday, September 19th, 2014 - maryp

The Main and Science Libraries will be closed on Saturday, September 20, for the UGA home game day. The libraries will open with their regular semester hours on Sunday, September 21. Saturday, September 20 - Closed Sunday, September 21 - 1PM to 2AM  

UGA observing Constitution Day

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Personal letters of Abraham Baldwin and William Few, Georgia’s two signers of the U.S. Constitution, are on exhibit at the University of Georgia Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library in observance of Constitution Day, Sept. 17. Few and Abraham Baldwin, who were close friends, were appointed as two of six state ...