Special Collections Libraries Building Open

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research & Studies have set up shop in the new Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Library on Hull Street. We are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and 1-5 p.m. on Saturdays. ...

Ga Writers Hall of Fame to receive governor’s award

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, begun by the University of Georgia Libraries in 2000, will receive a 2011 Governor’s Award in the Humanities Oct. 6 at an annual luncheon. “We are delighted to learn that the Writers Hall of Fame will be recognized for fostering a greater appreciation of Georgia’s ...

Saturday Closings — Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Thursday, August 18th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

The UGA Main Library will be closed for UGA home football games days. As a result, the Hargrett Library will be closed on Saturday, September 10, Saturday, September 17, 2011 and Saturday, October 1, 2011. Also, due to the move to the new Special Collections Library later this ...

Author of scandalous book to speak

Thursday, November 11th, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

Richard Jay Hutto, author of "A Peculiar Tribe of People: Murder and Madness in the Heart of Georgia," will speak at 4 p.m. today in the first floor Reading Room of the Main Library. The book recounts a scandalous 1960 murder in Macon. The trial of Chester Burge would spawn ...

GWTW 70th anniversary observance, 2 p.m. Tues 15th

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 - Jean Cleveland

In observance of the 70th anniversary of Gone With The Wind: Mary Ellen Brooks, director emeritus of Hargrett will share rare film footage and audio recordings from the premiere on Dec. 15, 1939 as well as additional rarely seen items from the Margaret Mitchell Collection. 2:00 ...