A. Georgiana Collection
Printed materials about Georgia, by and about Georgians, or published by Georgia printers/publishers.
B. University Archives
The University of Georgia Archives preserve over two centuries of the University's history in the form of official records, images, plans, publications, and artifacts.
C. Civil War, Institution of Slavery, and Reconstruction in Georgia
A comprehensive collection of confederate imprints published by the Confederate States along with manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and artifacts documenting Georgians during and after the Civil War.
D. Colonial Georgia, Revolutionary War, and New Republic
Official records of the Trustees, papers of the colonial governors, land grants, correspondence, maps, and accounting records document the development of the colony.
E. Ecology and Environmental Sciences
The papers of Eugene Odum and Frank Golley; institutional records of the Ecological Society of America and the Institute of Ecology; records of the Georgia Academy of Science and the Georgia Sierra Club; and the Savannah River Ecology Lab.
F. Natural History
A variety of formats including rare books, prints, original renderings, and manuscripts documenting the State’s natural history, including materials by Mark Catesby, William Curtis, Pierre Joseph Redoute, John Abbot, and John Eaton LeConte.
G. Private Press and Fine Printing
Built upon the formidable Elmore H. Mundell collection from over 1,200 different private printers, the private press and fine printing collection includes artists' books, specimens of contemporary fine printing, and a selection of books on papermaking and typesetting.
H. Georgia Music Culture
Built upon the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Collection, the music collections document the evolution and importance of Georgia’s music industry and legacy.
I. Historic Maps
While not limited to a single geographic subject, the collection heavily emphasizes Georgia as colony and state, along with its surrounding region. The collection dates from the 16th century through the early 20th century.
J. British and American Literature
Donald Windham, Calder Willingham, Corra Harris, and Lillian Smith are chief among the authors represented by collections of manuscript materials and rare editions of their works. Other authors for whom the Hargrett Library has author collections include James Agee, Conrad Aiken, Stephen Vincent Benet, Michael Bishop, Truman Capote, James Dickey, Erskine Caldwell, John Fowles, Julian Green, Kate Greenaway, Carson McCullers, Don Marquis, Flannery O'Connor, Katherine Ann Porter, Robert Louis Stevenson, James Styron, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, Tennessee Williams, and Stuart Woods.