Archive for the ‘Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies’ Category

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 ...

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 ...

Special Collections Libraries Host Faculty Open House April 17th

Monday, April 8th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house for university faculty. Scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, the event will spotlight faculty members who have formed innovative collaborations with the Special Collections Libraries and showcase the exhibits and collections of the ...

First Person Project Interview Day April 19

Friday, March 29th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The next interviews for the First Person Project, a new oral history series documenting the experiences of everyday Georgians, are set for April 19 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia. Modeled roughly on StoryCorps, a national initiative ...

2nd Annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture, April 3

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 - Renna Tuten

Wednesday, April 3, 7 PM Russell Special Collections Library Room 271 (Auditorium). Join the School of Social Work and the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies and Research for the 2nd Annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture, on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The guest speaker will be Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Director General ...

Community Forum Tuesday, February 12

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Community Concern Gathering February 12, 2013 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Second Floor, Rm. 285 Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries How should we build a strong vibrant community? What are the challenges to achieving this goal? The Russell Forum for Civic Life in Georgia invites you to participate in a community forum to ...

UGA Special Collections Libraries Launch Community Docent Program

Friday, January 4th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries is now accepting applications for participants in its docent program. The Docent Corps is a skilled group of volunteers who provide tours of the library galleries to visitors, ranging from fifth graders to adults. Docents are trained to ...

First Person Project Celebrates Stories of Love this February

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Do you remember the first time you fell in love? This February the First Person Project, an oral history series documenting the experiences of everyday Georgians, invites participants to tackle the topic of love. How did you meet your spouse? What do you remember about your worst breakup or most awkward ...

UGA Special Collections Thanksgiving Schedule

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The UGA Special Collections Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Special Collections Libraries will reopen on Monday, November 26 at 8:00 A.M.

Debate Watch Event Tonight @ Special Collections Building

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012, 8:00PM Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602 Witness history in the making! As the campaign season comes to a fever pitch and Election Day draws near, join the Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Debate ...