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Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries - Around the Arch
June 2012 Issue
Guided tours of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, which was dedicated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in February, are available to the public every Tuesday at 2 p.m. Visitors will get a tour of each of the galleries that store some of the most significant and treasured materials from the collections. Participants can explore interactive kiosks with access to oral history interviews, historical film, video and sound recordings. Documents and objects dating back to colonial times and beyond will be available for viewing. Faces from the state’s political history are featured in the mural “Doors” by UGA Professor Emeritus of Drawing and Painting Art Rosenbaum. The $46 million building, named in honor of Sen. Richard Russell, who spent a half-century in public service, houses the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. To join a Tuesday tour, visitors should …
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