Archive for the ‘Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection’ Category

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Exhibit on View

Friday, September 28th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Ga Writers Hall of Fame exhibit featuring working manuscripts, letters and memorabilia of members of the Hall will be on display through the end of the year in the Hargrett Gallery. The published works and personal materials are complemented by lively photographs from past author salons and a timeline ...

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 ...

Noted historian, author to deliver Peabody-Smithgall lecture

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The fourth annual Peabody-Smithgall Lecture, sponsored by the University of Georgia Peabody Awards, will be presented Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. in room 102 of the Miller Learning Center. Prize-winning historian Douglas Brinkley will address “The Media and Public Life.” His numerous books include The Reagan Diaries, The Unfinished Presidency: ...

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.

UGA Libraries’ Media Archives receives earliest known home movies of Georgia

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia Libraries’ Walter J. Brown Media Archives, the only public institution in Georgia devoted entirely to preserving moving images, has received a rich and varied film collection including what are likely Georgia’s earliest surviving home movies. Pebble Hill Plantation in Thomasville, Georgia, was the winter home for the ...

Discover historic film clips on the Brown Media Archives YouTube channel

Monday, April 9th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Check out the YouTube channel for the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection. Enjoy clips from such items as Town Films shot in Athens, Cordele, Fitzgerald, and Bowman in the 1930s and 1940s as well as snippets from our home movie collections that document vacations, home life, ...

Five Libraries student workers honored

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 - Amy Watts

At the beginning of this year, a notice was sent out from the UGA Career Center asking for supervisors to acknowledge their student workers who have worked hard demonstrating support and assistance for their university department. Supervisors sent in written information as to why their student should be nominated for ...

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]