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History of Slavery at the University of Georgia: Maps, Drawings, and Photographs

This guide compiles resources at UGA Libraries that document the role of slavery and enslaved people in the University of Georgia's development from its founding in 1785 through the end of the Civil War in 1865.

Maps and Drawings

Maps and illustrations of campus provide crucial evidence of the physical size and layout of UGA's property as it developed over time. The Hargrett Library archives several maps and drawings of 19th century Athens and the University of Georgia:

Gleason print (1852)