Special Collections Libraries Host Faculty Open House April 17th

Monday, April 8th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house for university faculty. Scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, the event will spotlight faculty members who have formed innovative collaborations with the Special Collections Libraries and showcase the exhibits and collections of the ...

Phillis Wheatley biographer to speak

Monday, January 30th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The new Special Collections Library Building is the site of this year's Georgia Colloquium in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Literature Feb. 2 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. Internationally renowned professor Vincent Carretta (Univ. of Maryland) discusses his new biography of Phillis Wheatley (UGA Press). Wheatley became the first English-speaking person of ...

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 ...

Special Collections Libraries to Close for Move, Fall 2011

Monday, June 13th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

During the fall of 2011, the UGA Libraries’ three special collections libraries will relocate from the Main Library to the new Special Collections Libraries building currently under construction at 300 Hull Street. The move will result in delays in using materials held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard ...

GWTW anniversary celebration coming May 6

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the publication of Gone With the Wind, the UGA Libraries are sponsoring an exhibit of never-before displayed letters of Margaret Mitchell, seminars and the staging of a one-woman play. Save the dates: May 6 and 7! Complete listing of anniversary celebrations

Save the date — Ga Writers Hall of Fame

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame will be March 22 at 10:30 in the Rotunda of the Miller Learning Center. An author's forum will be held March 21 at 4 p.m. in the MLC Reading Room. This years inductees are Melissa Faye Greene, Natasha Tretheway, James Kilgo and Johnny Mercer. ...

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 ...

Frances Mayes to speak on Tuscan life

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

Frances Mayes, author of the best-selling memoirs Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, will speak at the University of Georgia Chapel March 30 at 4 p.m. Her talk, “Living Under the Tuscan Sun” is sponsored by the UGA Libraries to celebrate Mayes’ donation of her personal papers to the libraries. ...