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

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 ...

Media Archives Images from Dedication Day (Feb. 17, 2012)

Monday, February 27th, 2012 - danroth

Below is a sampling of images taken at the Dedication Ceremonies of the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library on Friday, February 17, 2012. Photography by James Benyshek and Dan Roth. [gallery columns="4"]

Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection ready for Grand Opening!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 - danroth

The Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection has taken up residence in its new offices at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Building. Preparations are underway for the official building dedication ceremonies, scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2012 at 11:00a.m. 2011 found the Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards ...