University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries
University of Georgia Libraries
The Hargrett Library focuses on Georgia history and culture, holding rare books and Georgiana, historical manuscripts, photographs, maps, broadsides, and UGA archives and records. Other areas of emphasis include performing arts and natural history. Holdings date from the 15th century to the present. Visit us at the Russell Special Collections Building.

COLLECTIONS:

Original documents and images on Georgia and other topics, along with two centuries of UGA history.

Rare books and a comprehensive collection of published works on Georgia.

Approximately 1,500 historical maps 1500s-1900s.

Historical broadside collection of over 2,000 pieces.

Promotes appropriate handling of UGA records.

Featured Digital Collection
Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864-1865
To recognize Georgia’s writers, past and present, whose work reflects the character of the state - its land and its people.
...representing the ideals of a racially just society.
Current Exhibit:
Look What the
Wind Blew In:

Behind the Scenes Letters
of Margaret Mitchell
and Her Friends

Extended through January 31, 2015

The Hargrett Library is located in the Russell Special Collections Building at 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA.

M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun: Closed

Hargrett is closed for all
UGA holidays and home
football games
.