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University of Georgia Libraries Book Hour records

University of Georgia Libraries Book Hour records

Descriptive Summary

Title: University of Georgia Libraries Book Hour records
Creator: University of Georgia. Libraries
Inclusive Dates: 1936, 1953
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms486
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The committee of people responsible for Book Hour included Duncan Burnet, Charlotte Newton, and Elizabeth LaBoone. Duncan Burnet became the Librarian for the University of Georgia Libraries in 1904, and Charlotte Newton was Chief of Acquisitions for the University Libraries.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of a series of talks on books and reading sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries in 1936. Records include posters, notices, lists of people invited and attending, speeches, newspaper articles, and notes concerning the meetings. Guest speakers included Dr. John Wade of the University of Georgia English department, and Dr. W. D. Hooper.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

University of Georgia Libraries Book Hour records, ms486, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- Georgia -- Athens -- History.
Book talks -- Georgia -- Athens -- History.
Records (documents)
University of Georgia. Libraries

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Records, 1936, 1953