Archive for the ‘Georgia Room’ Category

Special Collections Library Building to be Dedicated Feb. 17

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will be formally dedicated Feb. 17 with a celebration on the front lawn of the Hull Street facility at 11 a.m. UGA President Michael F. Adams will speak, along with University Librarian and Associate Provost William Gray Potter. ...

Hargrett Library Reopens Jan. 3

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 - Digital Library of Georgia

The Hargrett Library reopens for research on Jan. 3 in the new Richard B. Russell Building at 300 S. Hull St. Hours are M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sat. 1:00 pm -5:00 pm. All collections are available for use except the Georgia Room materials, which are temporarily closed ...

Hargrett Manuscripts and University Archives Close for Move

Friday, October 7th, 2011 - Digital Library of Georgia

During the fall of 2011, the Hargrett Library will relocate from the Main Library to the new Special Collections Libraries building currently under construction at 300 Hull Street. As a result of the move, the Historical Manuscripts and University Archives collections will be unavailable for public use for a period of ...

New Guide: Genealogy at the UGA Libraries

Monday, March 1st, 2010 - phoebe

The University of Georgia Libraries have a wealth of information about family history and genealogy - maybe even yours!  We now have a new subject guide highlighting some of our print and online resources for finding obituaries, military records, newspapers, census and other vital records, for Georgia and other locations. The ...

Georgia Bibliographies

Thursday, December 11th, 2008 - Skip Hulett

The Georgia Room of the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library recently added a page of Georgia bibliographies to its web page. Covering a range of topics from Athens history to World War II in Georgia, the lists are intended to be of use to students doing research papers or ...

Annual Georgia Writers Exhibit in April

Thursday, March 27th, 2008 - Skip Hulett

Rare books and manuscripts of Georgia's most famous and influential writers will be on display as part of the from the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library's annual "Georgia writers Hall of Fame" exhibit, beginning April 1. Works honoring "Georgia Writers Hall of Fame" inductees from years past (see: http://www.libs.uga.edu/gawriters/) ...

Georgia Writers’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, April 11

Thursday, March 27th, 2008 - Skip Hulett

Come applaud the induction of Thomasville author and NPR commentator Bailey White and Rome, Georgia's native son Calder Willingham (posthumous), into the Georgia Writers' Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is a UGA Libraries' program, which celebrates Georgia authors whose work reflects the character of the state, its land ...

New Arrivals in the Georgia Room

Monday, July 23rd, 2007 - Skip Hulett

The following items have recently been added to the Libraries' Georgiana Collection. Georgia Quilts : Piecing Together a History. Edited by Anita Zaleski Weinraub for the Georgia Quilt Project. (University of Georgia Press) Archaeology of the Lower Muskogee Creek Indians, 1715-1836. By H. Thomas Foster II, with contributions by Mary Theresa ...