• Heritage Unit News August 2018

      Kare Flynn; Renee Sharrock; Special Collections; Historical Collections & Archives; university Libraries (Augusta University, 8/15/2018)
      Reese Library: William Fleming Papers. Greenblatt Library: Joseph Eve Allen Papers.
    • Heritage Unit News August 2019

      Miranda Christy; Renee Sharrock; Special Collections; Historical Collections & Archives; university Libraries (Augusta University, 8/15/2019)
      Reese Library's Special Collections MSS 025 (Cumming family correspondence) contains letters written by Thomas Cumming that date as far back as 1794. Greenblatt Library: Curtis G. Hames, Sr., M.D. was a native and life-long resident of Claxton, Georgia. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1944.
    • Heritage Unit News August 2020

      Christy, Maranda; University Libraries; Special Collections (Augusta University, 2020-08-13)
      Reese Library: The featured finding aid is “Augusta Fire Department records, 1879-1884″ (ARCHS 007) which describes records of late nineteenth century fires and associated property damage.
    • Heritage Unit News February 2019

      Kare Flynn; Renee Sharrock; Special Collections; Historical Collections & Archives; University Libraries (Augusta University, 2/14/2019)
      Reese Library: MSS 401, the Walker family papers. The Walker family was a prominent Augusta family during the 18 and 19 centuries, and the Walker family papers document the descendants of Freeman Walker (1780-1827), who was a U.S. senator and lawyer who moved to Augusta, Georgia in 1797. Greenblatt Library: The Student Lecture Notebooks (MSS020) is an assortment of handwritten notes recorded by students. Eighteen notebooks are contained in this manuscript collection and the majority of the notebooks belonged to Medical College of Georgia students.
    • Heritage Unit News February 2020

      Miranda Christy; Renee Sharrock; Special Collections; Historical Collections & Archives; university Libraries (Augusta University, 2/13/2020)
      Reese Library: The Richmond County slave records (1819-1847). Greenblatt Library: Virgil P. Sydenstricker, MD Collection.
    • Heritage Unit News October 2020

      Sharrock, Renee; Christy, Maranda; Augusta University Libraries; University Libraries; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections (Augusta University, 2020-10-15)
      Greenblatt Library: The university record group RG07 - Medical College of Georgia. Reese Library: The ephemera record group of miscellaneous records.
    • Heritage Unit News September 2020

      Sharrock, Renee; Christy, Maranda; University Libraries; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections (Augusta University, 2020-09-10)
      Greenblatt Library: A set of photographs in the Alice F. Stewart Papers is one of the most intriguing of all the photographs in Historical Collections and Archives. Reese Library: The Cotton Exchange of Augusta, constructed in the 1880’s at the height of the cotton trade, is currently a branch of the Georgia Bank and Trust.