|Repository:||University of Georgia Archives|
|Creator:||University of Georgia. Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Building.|
|Title:||Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building records|
|Quantity:||0.25 Linear feet (1 box)|
The Richard B. Russell Special Collection Libraries Building provides a new home for three distinct library collections previously maintained at UGA's Main Library Building. These special collections are the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collections, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The 115,000 square feet building features galleries representating the collections of the three special libraries, event space, classrooms and areas for conducting research. In addition, there is a high density storage vault with customized climate control to provide an ideal environment for preserving rare materials.
This collection consists of materials prepared for the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building's January 28, 2010 groundbreaking ceremony, January 2012 grand opening and the February 17, 2012 dedication ceremony. Items found in the collection include ribbons, invitations, programs, text of speeches, Columns and PR materials.
Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building records, UA12-026, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.