Archive for the ‘Exhibits’ Category

Russell Library Looks Back at 1973

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia will look back at 1973, a pivotal year in modern American history with the new exhibition, “Now and Then: 1973,” on display in the Harrison Feature Gallery of the Russell Library gallery through Dec. 15. The goal of ...

Futures of the Book symposium

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Brian Croxall, an Emory University English professor whose research explores representations of technology within fiction and philosophy, is the featured speaker at the Futures of the Book Symposium April 27. The symposium will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Jr. Special Collections Building. Croxall’s talk is ...

Georgia well-represented as National Digital Public Library launches

Friday, April 19th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An exciting new initiative began today when the Digital Public Library of America launched its first six service and content hubs. The hubs promise to unleash millions of historical, scientific and cultural documents from many of America’s national and state institutions, making them easily searchable as digital records to anyone with an Internet ...

Annual Display of Confederate Constitution April 26

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America will be on display in the gallery of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. An accompanying exhibit focuses on the year 1863 and features letters, diaries and publications from that ...

Charter to be displayed Monday 28th

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Charter of the University of Georgia will be on display Jan. 28 in the Gallery Hallway of the Special Collections Libraries building. The charter is displayed annually on Founder’s Day, Jan. 27. Since Founder’s Day falls on a Sunday when the Russell Building is closed, it will be on view ...

Aaron Burr Memorabilia Collector to Speak

Friday, January 11th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

In conjunction with the Aaron Burr exhibit currently on display in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Gallery, UGA alumnus and collection owner Brian Hardison will speak about Burr's  life Jan. 23.  The talk will be at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of the Russell Special Collections Libraries Building. The ...

African Studies Exhibit

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

An exhibit on view in the rotunda of the Special Collections Libraries Richard Russell Building showcases items from the African Studies Institute collection along with objects illustrating African culture from personal collections. In the exhibit, examples of handwoven baskets, beadwork containers and clothing crafted in various African countries can be found, ...

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Exhibit on View

Friday, September 28th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Ga Writers Hall of Fame exhibit featuring working manuscripts, letters and memorabilia of members of the Hall will be on display through the end of the year in the Hargrett Gallery. The published works and personal materials are complemented by lively photographs from past author salons and a timeline ...

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Celebration

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

Join us for a celebration of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in its new home. Thursday, September 27th Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA Writers' Salon and Literary Discussion: 10 a.m. in Room 285 Featuring Coleman Barks, David Bottoms, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Melissa Fay Greene, Terry Kay, ...

Russell Library Launches Ready, Steady, Vote!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Could your election season use a little non-partisan entertainment? If so, then plan to join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Ready, Steady, Vote! a program series focused on getting citizens in the mood for the 2012 election season. A combination of film screenings, community forums, ...