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

Opening “Doors:” Celebrating the New Political Mural by Art Rosenbaum

Monday, October 8th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

Please join the Russell Library as we celebrate the new major work by University of Georgia Art Professor Art Rosenbaum from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Monday, November 5, 2012. The dedication will take place in the Russell Gallery of the new Richard B. Russell  Building Special Collections Libraries. Entitled “Doors,” the ...

Toby Graham talks to Tim Bryant about Georgia Writers Hall of Fame

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

On Tuesday September 25th, Deputy University Librarian Toby Graham was a guest on the "Newsmakers with Tim Bryant" radio show on WGAU 1340. Listen to Toby's interview here. Toby and Tim discussed the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Celebration on Thursday September 27th, the Special Collections Libraries building, and the ...

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, ...

Special Collections Libraries to close for Labor Day

Monday, August 20th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

  The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will be closed for Labor Day, Sept. 3.

Special Collections Libraries to close for home football games

Monday, August 20th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

  The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will be closed for home football games. Those dates are Sept. 1, 15, 22 and 29; Nov. 3, 17 and 24.

Russell Library Opens the Athens League of Women Voters Records

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

Next Friday, May 18, 2012 the Russell Library will celebrate the opening of The Athens League of Women Voters Records Collection. The Russell Library for Political Research and Studies invites former members of the Athens League of Women Voters and other interested persons to join us for a continental breakfast, remarks ...

Digitized 1940s Wire Recordings Now Available Streaming on the Russell Library Website

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The twenty wire recordings from the Herman E. Talmadge Collection were digitized last year and are now available online. These recordings document the 1948 and 1950 gubernatorial races and the bitter fights held in the aftermath of the Georgia Supreme Court's decision to favor Lieutenant Governor M.E. Thompson's claim to ...

Hull Street Deck open for Special Collections visitor parking

Sunday, April 1st, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Beginning Monday, April 2, visitors to the UGA Special Collections Libraries can park in the Hull Street parking deck. To do so, enter at the south entrance near Baxter St and take a ticket. Before leaving, present your ticket at the security desk located in the lobby of the Special ...

Hull Street now open

Monday, March 26th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Athens-Clarke County has officially opened Hull Street to traffic from the corner of Waddell and Hull (by the UGA Special Collections Libraries Building) to the intersection of Hull and Baxter. [caption id="attachment_5671" align="alignnone" width="250" caption="Hull Street Reroute Open"][/caption]

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 ...