Published Sunday, December 30, 2012

Last Hollis lecture Jan. 15

From Staff Reports

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The Edgar B. Hollis Distinguished Lecturer Series has the last of three “white glove discovery” lectures on Georgia history showcasing original documents and artifacts, concluding with “The Civil War in Georgia” Jan. 15.

The program is 5:15 p.m. at the Carnegie Library Adult Reading Room, downtown Newnan. Register at Carnegie Library or call 770-683-1347.

The series is sponsored by Edgar B. Hollis Trust, and produced with the Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation and University of Georgia’s Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Mary Ellen Brooks, emeritus director of the Hargrett Library, invites guests to don white gloves and “engage with history like never before!” as she shares treasures from the Hargrett Library’s collection.

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