Georgia, University of

Georgia, University of, at Athens, Ga.; land-grant and state-supported; coeducational; chartered 1785 as the first state-supported university in the United States, opened 1801. The university's library contains the DeRenne and Moore collections of Georgiana and a large mathematics collection.

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