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University Union records

University Union records

Descriptive Summary

Title: University Union records
Creator: University of Georgia. University Union
Inclusive Dates: 1965-2006
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 Linear Feet
Collection Number: UA16-017
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

The University Union is a student run organization of various groups who generate diverse cultural programs for the students of the University of Georgia. Programs include music, comedy, lectures, films and art exhibits, as well as activities like Homecoming, Dawgs After Dark, running races, and social events.

Scope and Content

This collection includes scrapbooks documenting the activities of the University Union, its Board of Governors and the lectures, films, concerts, and art exhibits that were put on around the university. Student activities such as Homecoming, Dawgs After Dark, the university Bicentennial, and the Ideas and Issues series of lectures are noted. Programs, publicity and clippings of musical acts from Ray Charles and the Platters, to Steppenwolf and The Allman Brothers, to the Psychodelic Furs and OutKast are included. Comedians Jimmie Fallon, Jay Leno, and Margeret Cho are featured. Lectures by Hunter S. Thompson, Ralph Nader, Kurt Vonnegut, Allen Ginsberg, and Abbie Hoffman are noted.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

University Union records, UA16-017, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Motion picture theaters -- Georgia.
Popular music.
University of Georgia. Students
University of Georgia. University Union

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1scrapbook, 1965-1968
1scrapbook, 1969-1971
1scrapbook, 1970-1971
1binder - movie schedules, 1980-1982
1scrapbook - UGA Bicentennial, 1985
1scrapbook - Homecoming, 1983
1scrapbook - black cultural programs, 1993-1994
2scrapbook - Student Programming Board, 2001-2002
2scrapbook - Board of Governors, 2001-2002
2scrapbook, 2002
2scrapbook, 2004-2005
2scrapbook - Board of Governors, 2005
3oversized scrapbook, 1982
3oversized scrapbook, 1984-1985
1Red and Black, 2006 January 26,27
1film schedule posters, 1982-1983
1film schedule brochures, 1977-1989