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"The big read in Athens" Bless me, Ultima materials

"The big read in Athens" Bless me, Ultima materials

Descriptive Summary

Title: "The big read in Athens" Bless me, Ultima materials
Creator: Big Read (Program)
Inclusive Dates: 2008
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 poster)
Collection Number: UA09-018
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

"The big read" is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents "The big read" in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest. "The big read" brings together partners across the country to encourage reading for pleasure and enlightenment.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials related to the 2008 "Big Read" program in Athens, Georgia. This program focused on the novel Bless me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. Included in the collection are a calendar of events, newspaper articles, posters, a reader's guide, an audio guide, and Spanish and English language editions of the novel Bless Me, Ultima.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

"The big read in Athens" Bless me, Ultima materials, UA09-018, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-24

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Anaya, Rudolfo A.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Compact discs.
Reading promotion -- Georgia -- Athens.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11"The big read in Athens"-Bless me, Ultima-calendar of events ( 2 item(s) )
12Bless me, Ultima-reader's guide ( 1 item(s) )
13Bless me, Ultima-audio guide ( 1 item(s) )
14Bendiceme Ultima [novel in Spanish] ( 1 item(s) )
15Bless me, Ultima [novel in English] ( 1 item(s) )
16"The big read in Athens" [article and email] ( 2 item(s) )
17"The big read in Athens" banner
21Oversized poster-"The big read"-Bless Me Ultima