A new digital resource on the history of slavery at the University of Georgia


From the University of Georgia Library:

On These Grounds: Slavery and the University of Georgia, a new digital resource available through the Hargrett Library, highlights the role of campus slavery and slave life, as documented in University Archives, the Georgia Digital Library, and other library resources. This project is part of a national collaboration for universities to identify and describe slavery records on their campuses and was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

This resource is based on research developed by faculty involved in the History of Slavery Project at UGA (HSUGA), a community-centered, multidisciplinary project that seeks to uncover the histories of enslaved African Americans. slave laborers who worked on campus from its founding until 1865.

This project is led by Hargrett Library, HSUGA Faculty, Digital Library of Georgia, and the Wilson Center Digital Humanities Lab.

Direct to: On These Grounds: Slavery and the University of Georgia

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Gary Price ([email protected]) is a librarian, writer, consultant and frequent speaker based in the Washington DC metro area. He received his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards, including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program Alumnus of the Year. From 2006 to 2009, he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ, an innovation research consultancy that supports enterprise product and business model teams with just-in-time fact finding and insight.


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