Georgia Archives Week: Discover Hidden Treasures

Celebrate Georgia Archives Week October 1-9, 2005. This year’s statewide celebration is themed Discover Hidden Treasures.

The University Library Special Collections Department will observe the week with the exhibit, Discover Hidden Treasures at Georgia State University, on display October 1-31, Library South 8. The exhibit will feature items from each of the department’s curatorial areas: University Archives and Rare Books,┬áLane Brothers and O’Neal Photographic Collections, Women’s Collection, Popular Music Collection and the Southern Labor Archives.

Archives Week events draw attention to the vital role of archives and archivists statewide and to the variety of historical records including photographs and other primary source materials available for research.

Other participating organizations include Augusta State University, the Atlanta History Center, the Georgia Historical Society and the Coca-Cola Company. Topics range from the founding of the Georgia colony to early twentieth-century music. Some area attractions are offering discounted admission for attendees. A full list of Georgia Archives Week events is available at http://www.soga.org/aw/2005/aw.html

Georgia Archives Week is sponsored by the Digital Library of Georgia; The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board; The Georgia Library Association; The Georgia Records Association; Metal Edge; Society of Georgia Archivists; The Coca-Cola Company; The Georgia Archives; The Office of the Secretary of State; and Walter Hopkins/Spacesaver Group.

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