Digital Collections at the Hargrett Library
1901 Centennial Alumni Catalog
To celebrate 100 years of classes at the Athens campus, the University of Georgia assembled the Centennial Alumni Catalog, containing, "as far as possible, a full but concise account of the life and services of all alumni during the century." Those who attended UGA, but did not graduate, were also included in the project. The returned questionaires are a treasure-trove of biographical and genealogical information.
American Civil War
Includes a variety of important documents and artifacts from the American Civil War. Selections include: Confederate Constitution and transcription, Ordinance of Secession, an engraving of the last meeting of General Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, and more.
Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, ca. 1866
Albumen prints of Sherman's Campaign through Georgia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas taken by Brady Studio member, George N. Barnard.
Catalogue of the Trustees, Officers, Alumni and Matriculates of the University of Georgia at Athens, Georgia, 1785-1906 from the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Catalogue containing brief biographical information about the trustees, officers, alumni, and matriculates of the University of Georgia from 1785 to 1906.
Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864-1865
A personal account of Sherman's march through Georgia and north through the Carolinas.
Facsimile Books from the UGA Libraries
Selected works provided in DjVu and PDF format.
Includes early maps of colonial and revolutionary America and maps of Georgia from revolutionary times through the nineteenth century. Also included are Georgia city maps, maps of Georgia's coastal areas and transportation maps including rail, river, and highway maps.
Historic Images of Athens, Georgia
Includes a variety of important historic images of Athens Georgia owned by Hargrett Library. Selections include: notable people of Athens, The University of Georgia, maps of Athens, and other historic images of Athens, Georgia.
Over 2,100 broadsides from the 1740s through the 1980s.
History of the University of Georgia by Thomas Walter Reed
Manuscript history of the University of Georgia from its earliest days to 1948 as recorded by former registrar Thomas Reed.
Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers
Antebellum letters to Callie Lumpkin King, wife of Alabama lawyer and plantation owner Porter King and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin that touch on family life, local and national politics, marriage, and the social life in Athens, Georgia and are from the collections of the Alexander Campbell King Law Library held at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Natural History Prints
Includes stipple engravings, hand-tinted from the works of French artist, Pierre-Joseph Redoute.
Pandora: Yearbook of the University of Georgia from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yearbooks of the University of Georgia from 1886 to 1899.
Paris Music Hall
Original sketches of costume designs used in French Music Halls in the 1920s and 1930s. Features artists such as Kogan, Zamara, Zig, Ranson, Freddie Wittop, Alec Shanks, and others.
Red and Black Archive
University of Georgia’s student newspaper dating back to 1893.
Robert E. Williams Photographic Collection: African-Americans in the Augusta, Ga. Vicinity (Richmond Co.), circa 1872-1898
Late-nineteenth-century photographs of Augusta-area African American people, places, agriculture, family life, and more.
Robert Toombs, Letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs, 1850-1867
Correspondence from Robert Toombs to his wife, Julia Ann DuBose Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia from 1850-1867.
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Contains approximately 2,000 documents and images relating to the Native American population of the Southeastern United States from the collections of the University of Georgia Libraries, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, the Frank H. McClung Museum, the Tennessee State Library and Archives, the Tennessee State Museum, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and the LaFayette-Walker County Library.
University Bumble Bee: From the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Satirical newspaper from graduating students of the University of Georgia from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth.
University of Georgia Centennial Alumni Catalog from the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Biographical sketches of University of Georgia students prior to 1901.
UGA SACS Compliance
These more than 1500 documents were assembled by the UGA Office of the Self-Study as part of the University's 2000 accreditation review by SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. This online collection provides an extensive overview of the University at the turn of the 21st century and demonstrates the use of digital archives in support of the accreditation process.
Includes Hargrett's entire collections of photographs taken by the Georgia Works Progress Administration of projects across the state.