Archive for the ‘Exhibits’ Category

It Was a Big Year: Russell Library Program Series Looks Back at 1973

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

What do you know about 1973? Join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for It Was a Big Year, a program series that considers how a few key events in a single year can change the culture and course of a nation for years to come. ...

Russell Library Crowdsources Stories of 1973

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

In May the Russell Library opened our latest feature exhibit, Now and Then: 1973. The exhibit looks back at a pivotal year in modern American history and considers the impact of events that filled the public mind for a moment in time. 1973 was the year of the Roe ...

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 ...

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 ...

Futures of the Book symposium

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Brian Croxall, an Emory University English professor whose research explores representations of technology within fiction and philosophy, is the featured speaker at the Futures of the Book Symposium April 27. The symposium will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Jr. Special Collections Building. Croxall’s talk is ...

Georgia well-represented as National Digital Public Library launches

Friday, April 19th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An exciting new initiative began today when the Digital Public Library of America launched its first six service and content hubs. The hubs promise to unleash millions of historical, scientific and cultural documents from many of America’s national and state institutions, making them easily searchable as digital records to anyone with an Internet ...

Annual Display of Confederate Constitution April 26

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America will be on display in the gallery of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. An accompanying exhibit focuses on the year 1863 and features letters, diaries and publications from that ...

Charter to be displayed Monday 28th

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Charter of the University of Georgia will be on display Jan. 28 in the Gallery Hallway of the Special Collections Libraries building. The charter is displayed annually on Founder’s Day, Jan. 27. Since Founder’s Day falls on a Sunday when the Russell Building is closed, it will be on view ...

Aaron Burr Memorabilia Collector to Speak

Friday, January 11th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

In conjunction with the Aaron Burr exhibit currently on display in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Gallery, UGA alumnus and collection owner Brian Hardison will speak about Burr's  life Jan. 23.  The talk will be at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of the Russell Special Collections Libraries Building. The ...

African Studies Exhibit

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

An exhibit on view in the rotunda of the Special Collections Libraries Richard Russell Building showcases items from the African Studies Institute collection along with objects illustrating African culture from personal collections. In the exhibit, examples of handwoven baskets, beadwork containers and clothing crafted in various African countries can be found, ...