Archive for the ‘Collections’ Category

Russell Library’s “Outside the Box” — April

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 - Richard B. Russell Library

Object: AMVETS Silver Helmet Award Collection: Erwin Mitchell Papers Harlan Erwin Mitchell was born in Dalton, Georgia, on August 17, 1924. He served as a first lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps (1943-46) during World War II and returned to Georgia where he earned an L.L.B at the University of ...

The UGA Libraries are podcasting!

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 - Ian Thomas, Science Library

The UGA Libraries and Russell Library now feature podcasts on a variety of topics, ranging from a discussion with Dr. Michael Conroy about using models to guide decision making in wildlife conservation to samples from the Russell Library's oral history project on Georgia politics. All podcasts are available through the ...

Children’s Literature Exhibit

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 - Jean Cleveland

EXHIBIT TITLE: Blossoms of Morality: Intended for the Amusement & Instruction of Young Ladies & Gentlemen: Containing Books on Divers Subjects for the Instruction, Edification, and Entertainment of Children EXHIBIT DESCRIPTION: Children's literature—books written and printed especially for the amusement of children—was almost entirely unknown ...

Newspapers now in 1st Floor Reading Room, Main

Monday, July 7th, 2008 - Jean Cleveland

In the continuing shift of collections and offices, newspapers have been moved to the first floor reading room. They are now located on shelves near the windows into the lobby area.

Natural History Exhibit

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 - Jean Cleveland

The 4th annual exhibit of items from the James W. Woodruff Sr. Center for the Natural History of Georgia and the Chattahoochee River Valley is on view at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library (3rd Floor, Main) through June.

Civil Rights Digital Library featured in AJC article

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 - Amy Watts

The Atlanta Journal Constitution recently published an article highlighting the Civil Rights Digital Library, a project between the Media Archives, DLG, NGE, GALILEO, and folks in the Franklin College. The Civil Rights Digital Library site ( includes around 30 hours of raw footage of the Civil Rights movement from the ...

Aerial Views

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 - Jean Cleveland

Aerial views of campus, 1934-1980, from the Libraries map collection now adorn the entrance to the Main Library. A larger, more recent version is being framed and will be added. The Map Library maintains the largest collection of aerial photography of the State of Georgia outside of the National Archives. ...

Confederate Constitution on Display, Friday, April 25

Thursday, April 24th, 2008 - Amy Watts

The original Confederate Constitution will be displayed on Friday, April 25, 2008 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Turner Gallery of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library (on the 3rd floor of the Main Library). Information about the Constitution may be found here, and a transcript on this ...

TV Week examines the Peabody Awards

Thursday, January 24th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

Peabodys: In the Pursuit of Excellence recently appeared in the industry magazine TVWeek. Director of the George Foster Peabody Awards Horace Newcomb gives an in-depth interview about the history of the awards, the nomination and selection process, and the future of the awards with regards to electronic media such ...

American Library Association loves the DLG

Thursday, January 24th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

The Digital Library of Georgia was recently featured on as the "Digital Library of the Week." ilovelibraries is a digital newsletter for the American Library Association. It singled out the DLG's "Vanishing Georgia" collection for particular praise.