August 23, 2014
Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Receptions and Recognitions, Tours
“Gone With the Wind” Exhibit Opening
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
This exhibit celebrates the 75th anniversary of the premiere of "Gone With the Wind." The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library is home to the largest collection of Margaret Mitchell materials in the country, including a vast trove of letters, telegrams, photographs and other materials about the making of the movie and the premiere in Atlanta.
Schedule of events: 2 p.m., an exhibit tour led by Mary Ellen Brooks, curator of the Margaret Mitchell Collection; 3 p.m., a lecture by John Wiley, author and editor of "The Scarlett Letter;" 4 p.m., a lecture by Brooks; 5 p.m., a tribute to Herb Bridges; 6 p.m. a reception and participant exploration of the exhibit.
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