Archive for the ‘Special Collections’ Category

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.

Russell Library to Host Scholars & Policymakers Symposium Oct. 27-28

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

ATHENS, GA -- The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a scholars and policymakers symposium to celebrate the Library’s 40th anniversary year on Oct. 27-28, 2014 in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Richard Baker, US Senate Historian Emeritus, will kick off the ...

Annual Parthemos Lecture Hosted at Special Collections

Friday, September 26th, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia will host its annual Parthemos Lecture on October 15th from 3:30-5:00 in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271. This year's invited speaker is Dr. David Mayhew. Mayhew is one of the world’s leading authorities on Congress ...

Athens Science Cafe to Discuss Nutrition and Childhood Obesity Oct. 22

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

ATHENS, GA – University of Georgia foods and nutrition professor Caree Cotwright will speak about nutrition and childhood obesity at the October meeting of the Athens Science Café on Oct. 22 at Chase Street Elementary School. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the event will start at 7 ...

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 ...

Research Round-up for National History Day

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

The University of Georgia Libraries will host a special National History Day Round-up Event on Saturday, October 11th from 1-4 p.m. in the Russell Special Collections Building located at 300 South Hull St. in Athens, Georgia. The event is designed to give students as well as their mentors and teachers ...

Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: Talk on Thursday 18th

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

As part of its Fall Lecture Series, the University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies will host a talk on Thursday, September 18, 2014 to mark the publication of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality. Please join us at ...

Special Collections Libraries’ request system to be upgraded Friday

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The AEON Request System at the Special Collections Libraries will be upgraded Friday, Aug. 29. Researchers will not be able to request materials while the upgrade is ongoing. It is scheduled to take place at early as possible. Materials requested ahead of time will remain in the reading room and will be ...

DLG re-releases enhanced Athens Historic Newspapers Archive

Monday, August 25th, 2014 - Amy Watts

The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the re-release of the enhanced Athens Historic Newspapers Archive: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/athnewspapers The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive is now compatible with all current browsers and provides access to nine newspaper titles published in Athens from 1827 to 1928 without the use of plug-ins or additional ...