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Reminisce about the days of old - Alumni Profiles
June 2013 Issue
UGA received a blast from the past when an alumnus from the 1970s donated memorabilia from concerts staged on the university campus. Charles J. Henkin (BBA ’79) decided to give his collection of posters, T-shirts and flyers to UGA Libraries after reading an article from the March 2010 issue of Georgia Magazine (http://tinyurl.com/cvsx35x) about the music scene in Athens, which featured a photo of a band poster he knew well. “I saw the poster for Boston’s 1979 concert and names I knew in the article and remembered everything I had kept,” Henkin says. “I’d had the posters in a trunk for 30-something years.” Henkin dug up the collection and had it appraised. “I … found out they were worth a lot, but I thought the university would benefit more,” he says. The New York native’s ties to the university are deeper than his management degree and attendance of the concerts; he was part of the concert division of the University Union …
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