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Georgia's Newest Cultural Destination Welcomes Dog Fans for Football Friday Tours!
An exhibit of historical football memorabilia from the UGA Athletic Association Archives will be displayed through fall and guided tours of the three Special Collections galleries will be offered each home game Friday at 3 p.m. Photos, scrapbooks, bowl rings, helmets, trophies and a variety of uniforms worn through the years are among artifacts on exhibit. The athletic association collection is part of University Archives, housed at the Special Collections Libraries building. Discover the familiar and the lesser-known from Georgia's storied past in the museum galleries of UGA's three special collections libraries. Featuring some of the most significant and treasured materials from our state's history, the galleries are filled with cultural and historical artifacts from each collection. Explore interactive kiosks with access to oral history interviews, historical film, video, and sound recordings. Look for familiar faces from the state's political history in Art Rosenbaum's mural "Doors." Marvel at documents and objects dating back to colonial times and beyond. See a re-creation of the Washington office of Sen. Richard B. Russell Sr., one of the most powerful politicians in modern times. Marvel at the Steele Microphone Collection which dates back to the 1920s. Meet in the second floor rotunda of the Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, located near the intersection of Baxter and Lumpkin streets. Parking is available for off-campus visitors in the Hull Street Parking Deck (via the Baxter Street entrance). The building and exhibit galleries are open to the public Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM; Saturday from 1PM-5PM. (Closed home football game days.) Interested in a group tour? Contact Jean Cleveland at email@example.com or (706) 542-8079.
No admission charge