Photographs of Dean Rusk
The law school has an extensive archive of historic photographs maintained by both the Office of Public Relations and Communications as well as the Alexander Campbell King Law Library. In fall 2021, as part of the Digital Library of Georgia subgranting program, the law library partnered with DLG to digitize a substantial number of items including photographs, contact prints, negatives, event posters from lectures and conferences, and speech transcripts of prominent speakers. Of the hundreds of items digitized, there are several sets featuring Dean Rusk. Below is a sampling of some of the items currently on display in Dean Rusk Hall's foyer as a part of the law school's birthday celebration event honoring Rusk.
Photographs from the School of Law's Advocate Magazine Fall 1986 issue
The Fall 1986 Advocate includes multiple photographs of Dean Rusk.
<br>There is a 3 page article dedicated to his Spring 1986 commencement address including this group photograph on page 5 with the following caption:
View this article section from Advocate 1986 at: Rusk Commencement Address article from Advocate, 1986
<br>Later in the same issue, on page 19, under "News and Notes" a photograph appears of Dean Rusk and George Ball pictured in front of the Law Library entrance. The caption reads:
View this article page from Advocate 1986 at: Rusk Advocate News Article, George W. Ball 1986
Photographs from the School of Law's Advocate Magazine Spring 1978 issue
The Spring 1978 Advocate also includes multiple photographs of Dean Rusk.
There is a 4 page article dedicated to the October 1977 dedication ceremony of the Dean Rusk Center, including a group photograph of the event taking place on UGA's north campus, photographs of the event speakers including Governor Busbee and George Ball, and two photographs of Mrs. Ladybird Johnson who was in attendance. The following quotes are also printed in the article by Governor Busbee and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson:
View this article section from Advocate 1978 at: Dean Rusk Center Dedication Article, Spring 1978 Advocate
Listen to digitized speeches from the dedication event at: Dean Rusk Center Dedication, October 28, 1977 Recordings
Framed Gift Photographs from the Law Library's Archives & Special Collections
The Alexander Campbell King Law Library's special collections and archives includes several items gifted to Dean Rusk by president's John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Among the items are two framed and signed portraits of each president, with personalized notes from JFK and LBJ to Dean Rusk. These two items are currently on display in Rusk Hall, and have been photographed with notes typed out below: <br>
- Inscription on JFK portrait reads "To Dean Rusk, with esteem and warm regards to a distinguished public servant. John F. Kennedy - 1961."
- Inscription on LBJ portrait reads "To Dean Rusk, my wise commander. Lyndon Johnson"