Upcoming Events

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Dr. Stephen Mihm of the UGA history department will speak on: "A nation of counterfeiters: capitalists, con men, and the making of the United States," in conjunction with the exhibit "Gold-digging in Georgia." 

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Cover, Georgia OdysseyWhat: September Meeting, The Rest of the Story Book Club
When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 5:30-7:00PM
Where: Room 258, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story?

If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join us for this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions, programs, and collections here at SCL. The monthly titles are selected (and discussions led) by Special Collections staff who help to create these displays/programs, and invite readers to learn more about the topics explored and to take them into new, related areas of interest.

September's Selection: Georgia Odyssey: A Short History of the State by James C. Cobb

This program is free and open to the public. For more information please call (706) 542-5788 or email Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu. For more information about the book club, please visit our page on Goodreads.

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Rarely seen artifacts and photographs from UGA’s earliest gridiron heroes tell the story of the formative years of UGA’s football program in a new exhibit in the Russell Special Collections Libraries Rotunda.

Free guided tours are offered each Friday before home games.

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull St., is open 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, and 1pm-5pm on Saturdays (closed on all home football game days).  Admission is free and open to the general public.

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cover, A Paradise of Blood: The Creek War of 1813-14When: Thursday, October 19, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Where: Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room, 3rd Floor, Zell B. Miller Learning Center 

Howard T. Weir III will discuss his book, A Paradise of Blood: The Creek War of 1813-14, which drew heavily on contemporary letters, military reports and other primary sources, many from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. A Paradise of Blood is a comprehensive and masterful history of one of America’s most important and influential early wars.

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Rarely seen artifacts and photographs from UGA’s earliest gridiron heroes tell the story of the formative years of UGA’s football program in a new exhibit in the Russell Special Collections Libraries Rotunda.

Free guided tours are offered each Friday before home games.

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull St., is open 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, and 1pm-5pm on Saturdays (closed on all home football game days).  Admission is free and open to the general public.