Archive for the ‘Exhibits’ Category

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, ...

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Exhibit on View

Friday, September 28th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Ga Writers Hall of Fame exhibit featuring working manuscripts, letters and memorabilia of members of the Hall will be on display through the end of the year in the Hargrett Gallery. The published works and personal materials are complemented by lively photographs from past author salons and a timeline ...

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Celebration

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

Join us for a celebration of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in its new home. Thursday, September 27th Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA Writers' Salon and Literary Discussion: 10 a.m. in Room 285 Featuring Coleman Barks, David Bottoms, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Melissa Fay Greene, Terry Kay, ...

Russell Library Launches Ready, Steady, Vote!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Could your election season use a little non-partisan entertainment? If so, then plan to join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Ready, Steady, Vote! a program series focused on getting citizens in the mood for the 2012 election season. A combination of film screenings, community forums, ...

April 26: Confederate Constitution on Display

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The annual exhibition of the Confederate Constitution will be April 26 at the UGA Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The Constitution will be displayed from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the second floor gallery space of the Russell Building. Civil War letters, documents, artifacts and images from 1862 will ...

Special Collections Tuesday Tour @ 2!

Saturday, March 24th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Join Special Collections Library staff each Tuesday at 2 P.M. for a tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda ...

Annual Women’s History Month Exhibit, March 1-31

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

The annual Women's History Month Exhibit at the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History & Law takes place this month. We invite you to visit the exhibit galleries on the 2nd floor of the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, ...

Fashion Week at the MLC

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 - caroline

On view in the first floor display cabinets: A recent acquisition of the Historic Clothing and Textiles Collection within the Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors Department at UGA, the Montgomery Collection includes over seventy garments and accessories. Owned and worn by Eleanor (Ellie) Morgan Montgomery Atuk, a resident of Atlanta, the collection includes pieces by ...