Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building records

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building records

Descriptive Summary

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
Dates: 2010-2012
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Coll. Number: UA12-026

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

Ribbon (material)
Speeches (documents)
University of Georgia. Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-24

Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building records, UA12-026, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Invitation to groundbreaking ceremony, 2010 January 28
2"The Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Special Collections Libraries Building" flyer, 2010 January 28
3"Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries fact sheet", "Conservation...protecting Georgia's history and its environment" [brochure], Jean Cleveland's business card, 2012
4"Grand opening" card, 2012 January
5Invitation [dedication], 2012 February 17
6Dedication ceremony, 2012 February 17
7Dr. Michael Adams dedication speech (text), 2012 February 17
8Dr. William Potter dedication speech (text), 2012 February 2012
9Mallory Davis (President of Student Government Association) dedication speech (text), Mallory Davis' business card, 2012 February 17
10"Message from President Adams" [email about dedication], 2012 February 17
11 Columns, 2012 January 23-February 27
12Napkins ["A divine event: wickedly delicious"]
13Scissors [used to cut ribbon at dedication ceremony], 2012 February 17
14Flyer-"Richard B. Russell Building-Special Collections Libraries: Geeorgia's newest cultural destination", undated
15Around the Arch-"Construction begins", 2010 March
16Groundbreaking ceremony (photographs), 2010 January
Ribbons and bow from dedication ceremony, 2012 February 17