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.

Over 4,700 Manuscripts, University Archives, Maps, and Textile and Costume collections.

Books, Periodicals, and Maps

Includes published material in the Georgiana, Rare Books, Private Press, and Historic Map collections.

Historical broadside collection of over 2,000 pieces.

Promotes appropriate handling of UGA records.

Featured Digital Collection
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:
September 20  - December 10, 2021

From Colony to Statehood: The Georgia Open History Library

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

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday:
8:00am - 12:00pm and
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday
8:00am - 12:00pm and
Closed for cleaning M-F:
12:00 - 1:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Hargrett is closed for all
UGA holidays and home
football games