News

May 19, 2020

Russell Library launches redesigned website

A newly launched website for the Richard B.

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February 26, 2020

Exhibit at UGA Special Collections Building Explores How Interstates Paved the Future

The construction of interstate highways transformed the landscape of the United States of America during the second half of the 20th century; the process also altered the economy, politics, and culture of the country.

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February 17, 2020

Special Collections Fellows to Design Archives-Based Courses

Twelve University of Georgia faculty members have been chosen as 2019-2020 Special Collections Fellows. The fifth cohort of the program represents six schools and colleges with interests ranging from art and education to social work and population health.

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December 6, 2019

Museum Space at UGA Libraries Named for Ted Turner

The exhibition hall in the University of Georgia’s Richard B.

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November 7, 2019

Libraries Collaboration Brings Archives to the Stage

Century-old stories of exploited Georgia prisoners have been lifted from the University of Georgia Libraries’ vault to the gallery and now to the stage, through a collaboration among archivists, faculty members and students at UGA and Spelman College.

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October 9, 2019

Library Partners on Latino, Hispanic History Project

A statewide initiative is underway to document the contributions the Latino and Hispanic communities have made to the landscape of modern Georgia politics.

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September 17, 2019

Russell Library Remembers George J. Berry

George J. Berry, one of the most significant figures in the modernization of the City of Atlanta’s governance and a beloved public servant, passed away on September 7, 2019.

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June 27, 2019

New Exhibit Travels Back to 1979

There are some moments in history that become powerful touchstones, revisited to reflect and inform a better understanding of the present day. The Russell Library has developed a periodic exhibit series, Now and Then, to revisit pivotal years in modern American history. This summer we invite you to travel back to 1979!

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April 5, 2019

Russell Library Host Nationally Touring Exhibition

The stories of ordinary children who faced extraordinary circumstances can inspire children today to fight discrimination and intolerance.

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April 4, 2019

UGA Press and UGA Libraries Awarded NEH Grants

Congratulations to our folks who recently received National Endowment for the Humanities grants.

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