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1 Title:   University of Georgia-Centennial Olympic Games collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   University of Georgia  
  Dates:   1984-2009  
The collection consists of planning documents, publicity files, press and memorabilia associated with the University of Georgia's role in the 1996 Summer Olympics. Most planning files in the collection focus on preparing UGA athletic venues, such as Sanford Stadium and Stegeman Coliseum, for Olympic use. Other files concern volunteer work, public safety, publicity, and press. A wide range of UGA and Olympic memorabilia is also included, consisting of apparel, hats, commemorative pins and buttons, and posters. In addition there are a number of photographs featuring such activities as Soccer, Volleyball and Circus America.
  Identifier:   UA97-110  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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2 Title:   Richard Yarbrough papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Yarbrough, Richard  
  Dates:   1991-1997  
Collection includes transcriptions of tapes recorded by Richard Yarbrough each day on his drive home from work which date from July 1993 to September 1996, as well as binders for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games and the International Olympic Committee containing meeting minutes, press operations, fact sheets, staff manuals and briefings, news advisories, press releases, venues, contact lists, agreements and policies, federal government projects, and facilities and services. Tapes discusses everyday life, organizational and PR challenges, workplace friction and relevant press coverage. Also included are preliminary mock-ups of the Atlanta Olympics mascot Izzy, an Izzy plush, an archery pictogram tile, and a Centennial Olympic Games silver medal. Silver medals were given to high ranking officials who aided in organizing the Olympic games.
  Identifier:   ms4439  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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