Get This! Gallery records, 2004-2014

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Get This! Gallery (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Get This! Gallery records, 2004-2014
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1324
Extent: 3 linear feet (3 boxes), AV Masters: .25 linear feet (1 box], and 9.86 GB born digital material (1,675 files)
Abstract:Records of Atlanta, Georgia art gallery Get This! Gallery including artist and exhibition binders, printed material, and born digital material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Access to processed born digital materials is only available in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (the Rose Library). Use of the original digital media is restricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Gift, 2015.


[after identification of item(s)], Get This! Gallery records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Unprocessed collection.

Born digital materials processed, arranged, and described by Brenna Edwards and Zhexiong Liu, 2019-2020. Born digital materials include files taken from 57 optical discs. Forensic disk images were created from the optical discs using GuyMager. Individual files were extracted using FTK Imager and scanned for viruses using McAfee’s anti-virus software; none were found. Duplicate and system files have been removed, and files were scanned for personally identifiable information; none were found. Text-based files were migrated to PDF using Adobe Acrobat and image files were migrated to JPG using Microsoft Paint. Folder titles pulled from labels on physical media; original file titles retained.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lloyd Benjamin founded Get This! Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2004; the gallery was focused on exhibiting and selling contemporary art. Before closing in 2014, the gallery hosted 50 exhibitions by artists such as Ben Venom, Gyun Hur, Ben Roosevelt, Andy Moon Wilson, Fahamu Pecou, Matthew Craven, Shara Hughes, Tommy Nease, and Drew Conrad.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the records of Get This! Gallery from 2004-2014 and includes artist and exhibition binders, printed material, and born digital material. Born digital material consists of exhibit and installation photographs, as well as some artist biographies and other exhibit text.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.

Born digital materials light arranged by artist.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
RRL Access copies of processed born digital material [Reading room access ONLY]
1 - Artist binders
2 - Artist binders and printed material
3 - Printed material and born digital material
AV1 - Trends with Benefits, Blue Streak, 2012 June 23 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Dumb Low, Fahamn Pecou, undated [original: DVD]
AV1 - Punk House, undated [original: DVD]
AV1 - Pass the Ammunition, Josepgh Peragine, 2005 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Rising Water, Joseph Peragine, 2006 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Bayshare night, undated[original: DVD]
AV1 - What It's Like, train vid, undated [original: DVD]
AV1 - Thesis Bean, Get This! gallery, undated [original: DVD]
AV1 - Quicktimes, Nate, undated [2 disks] [original: DVD]