Category Archives: Primary Resources

GSU Women’s Collections Commemorate the Life of Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey

Donor and longtime friend to the University Library Women’s Collections, Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey passed away in late November, shortly after her 97th birthday. Dorothy Wiggins Gibson-Ferrey was born in New London, Connecticut in 1917. She attended Southern Seminary (Buena Vista, VA), … Continue reading

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Did you know today (December 15) is Bill of Rights Day?

Bill of Rights - original document - image

Authorized and requested to do so by Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 27, 1941, issued Proclamation 2524, establishing December 15 as “Bill of Rights Day,” which “provide[d] for the proper observance of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading

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Atlanta Constitution: More Full-Text Added!

The Georgia State University community can now access and search the full-text of the Atlanta Constitution online from 1868-1984! Previously, online full-text content for the Atlanta Constitution was only available from 1868-1946. The University Library provides access to the historic … Continue reading

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Lecture: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”

cover, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

On Wednesday, October 22, historian and activist Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will give a lecture on “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.” Co-sponsored by SPEAK, BlackOUT, Faces of Feminism, GSU’s Special Collections and Archives, the Institute for Women’s, Gender, … Continue reading

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Primary Resources for Historical Research: Archives Unbound

The Georgia State University community has access to 42 primary resource collections on Archives Unbound. The collections available focus primarily on 20th century issues and events especially related to African-American studies, civil rights, social justice and political history but also … Continue reading

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Library Workshop: Teaching with Archival Sources

Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Sources” from 11 am – 12:30 pm on Thursday, October 9 … Continue reading

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Glass Plate Negatives of Downtown Atlanta, circa 1927

Dixie Sales Company, circa 1927

A collection of glass plate negatives from the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library have been digitized, and are now available in the Georgia State University Digital Collections.  The collection of nearly 100 images consists of downtown Atlanta storefronts and streets before the … Continue reading

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WSB Radio Log Books

Log books from the WSB Radio records have been digitized and are now available online through the Digital Library of Georgia and the Digital Public Library of America .  These program and booking logs cover the time period from WSB’s … Continue reading

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First Year Book: March Book One

The First-Year Book program at Georgia State University provides all incoming freshmen with a common intellectual experience to stimulate discussion, to promote critical thinking, and to develop a sense of community among first-year students, faculty, and staff. This year’s selection, the … Continue reading

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Back Issues of The Signal Now Online

Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the completion of a very large and very important project. The Digital Projects Unit, working closely with Special Collections and Archives, has completed the digitization of The Signal, Georgia State University’s student … Continue reading

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