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61 Title:   Bryant T. Castellow Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Castellow, Bryant T. (Bryant Thomas), 1876-1962.  
  Dates:   1937-1967  
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The Bryant T. Castellow Papers span the dates from 1932 to 1967, with the bulk of the papers representing Castellow's tenure in the House of Representatives for the Third District of Georgia from 1932 to 1936. Also included in this collection are posthumous letters of sympathy and tribute.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/017/BTC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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62 Title:   Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia  
  Dates:   1943-1945  
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In March of 1943, the Georgia General Assembly passed a resolution sponsored by Governor Ellis Arnall, for a commission of twenty-three members to revise the state's constitution. The new constitution was submitted to the Georgia General Assembly in January of 1945 and approved by the people of Georgia in a special election on 7 August 1945. This collection consists of records of the Georgia State Commission to revise the Constitution from 1943 to 1945. Included are typescript proceedings that illustrate revisions of the 1877 Georgia Constitution. These were edited by Dr. Albert Berry Saye, a professor at the University of Georgia and a leading authority on state and federal constitutional law. Also included are brief biographical sketches of the twenty-three members of the commission.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/018/CRCG  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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63 Title:   Ed Jackson's Files on the Governor's Commission for Efficiency and Improvement in Government  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Governor's Commission for Efficiency and Improvement in Government  
  Dates:   1955-1990  
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The Commission's papers span the dates of 1955–1973 and represent agency reports collected by the Commission as well as studies of the Commission's findings.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/019/EJ  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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64 Title:   Robert E. Argo, Jr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Argo, Robert E., 1923-  
  Dates:   1977-1987  
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The Robert E. Argo, Jr. Papers consist of files of a Georgia legislator from the Clarke County District. He served in the General Assembly from 1977 to 1986. This collection contains campaign finance reports, legislative correspondence, copies of bills and resolutions, Southern Legislative Conference and Southern State Energy Board (SSEB) meeting files, National Conference of State Legislatures correspondence and meeting files, and appropriation committee files. Topics include the University System of Georgia and University of Georgia, education, teachers retirement, Travel Industry Study Committee, computerized telephone solicitation, local legislation for Athens and Clarke County, and energy.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/020/REA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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65 Title:   S. Fletcher Thompson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thompson, Standish Fletcher, 1925-  
  Dates:   1967-1971  
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S. Fletcher Thompson served as a U.S. Representative (1967-1973) and as a Georgia State Senator (1965-1967). His papers document his congressional career, including material related to the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Era, and Republican Party politics.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/021/SFT  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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66 Title:   Thomas Gresham Collection of Lester Maddox Speech/Press Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gresham, Thomas Talmadge, 1922-1990.  
  Dates:   1960-1971  
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The collection consists primarily of speeches and press releases written by members of Governor Lester Maddox's press department. Thomas Talmadge Gresham drafted over 200 speeches during his tenure as a speechwriter for the Governor from 1968 to 1970. Also included are research files maintained by Gresham and various other press department office files, including schedules and assignments. There are also seven photographs and a few pieces of memorabilia from Maddox's gubernatorial years.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/022/TGLM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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67 Title:   Kiliaen Van Rensselaer Townsend Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Townsend, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, 1918-2008, 1916  
  Dates:   1985-1996  
  Contents:  
Kiliaen Van Rensselaer Townsend Papers, Series II. Audiovisual Materials includes one DVD and one VHS videocassette.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/023/KRT  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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68 Title:   Alvan S. Arnall Collection of Ellis G. Arnall Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Arnall, Alvan S., 1938-2012  
  Dates:   1941-2005  
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The materials in this collection have been gathered by Alvan S. Arnall, son of Governor Ellis G. Arnall. Ellis Gibbs Arnall was Attorney General of Georgia from 1939 to 1941 and was governor of Georgia from 1943 to 1947. The majority of this collection includes research materials used for Arnall's biography, The Politics of Change in Georgia: A Political Biography of Ellis Arnall, written by Harold Paulk Henderson. Files include correspondence, clippings, programs, speeches, research materials, resolutions, and bills. Materials are a mix of original documents and photocopies. Other papers in this collection document portions of Arnall's legal career and his campaigns.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/024/ASA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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69 Title:   American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia  
  Dates:   1938-2014  
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1963 that is focused on protecting civil liberties in the state of Georgia. The records document their litigation and lobbying work, the subjects that they are concerned with, and their daily operations and include correspondence, case files, research files, and publications. Common subjects include the criminal justice system, freedom of religion, freedom of speech and assembly, LGBT rights, open government, racial discrimination, and student and juvenile rights.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/025/ACLU  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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70 Title:   American Turpentine Farmers Association Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   American Turpentine Farmers Association  
  Dates:   1936-1999  
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Judge Harley Langdale of Valdosta, Georgia, along with 900 other men from the Southern turpentine industry established the American Turpentine Farmers Association (ATFA) in March of 1936. ATFA was formed to represent the interests of gum naval stores factors, producers, and dealers in the United States "turpentine belt" (Georgia, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas). Activities of ATFA document the interconnection of land use and environmental stewardship to the broader issues and policies of modern Georgia's rural development. The American Turpentine Farmers Association Minute Books provide the administrative record of the organization. The minute books are available online at http://russelldoc.galib.uga.edu/atfa/.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/026/ATFA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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71 Title:   Annie Beth Abney Collection of Nathaniel E. Harris Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1957  
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The Annie Beth Abney Collection of Nathaniel E. Harris Research Files consists of photographs and correspondence gathered by Abney while writing a master's thesis at the University of Georgia on Nathaniel Harris who served as Governor of Georgia from 1915 to 1917. Prior to his term as governor he also served in the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate, and as a judge in the Superior Court of the Macon Circuit. Harris was an attorney by profession. The photographs document Harris family gravesites and Governor Harris's affiliation with the Mulberry Street Methodist Church (Macon, GA) where he was an active member for fifty years. Correspondence in the collection includes letters written by Governor Harris; Warren Roberts, a fellow church member; and Governor Harris's son, Walter Harris. The subject matter of the letters centers on Harris's church activities and personal family matters dated 1866 (copy) and 1957.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/027/NEH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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72 Title:   Athens League of Women Voters Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens League of Women Voters  
  Dates:   1940-2006  
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The Athens League of Women Voters (ALWV) Records consist of meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and membership information documenting league activities from 1940 to 2006. Other files in this collection include publications such as annual political directories listing public officials and municipal services in the Athens-Clarke County area. The collection also has materials studied by the league regarding local, state, and national issues, including action studies, political studies, documents related to pending legislation, as well ass voter education information and candidate questionnaires. Also included are files from the League of Women Voters of Georgia, the National League, and other regional leagues.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/028/ALWV  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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73 Title:   Athens League of Women Voters Records, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens League of Women Voters  
  Dates:   1990s  
  Contents:  
Athens League of Women Voters Records, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials includes one DVD, one betacam videocassette, three audiocassettes, and six VHS videocassettes.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/028/ALWV_VII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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74 Title:   Bill Shipp Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shipp, Bill, 1933-  
  Dates:   1980-2009  
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Bill Shipp, a prize-winning reporter and editor, has covered Southern politics and government for three decades. He is president and CEO of Word Merchants, a publishing company. The collection consists of columns and newsletters that document Shipp's writing and editing. These articles focus on government and politics on the local, state, and national level.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/030/BS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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75 Title:   Senate Historical Office File on Richard B. Russell  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office.  
  Dates:   1955-1972  
  Contents:  
Two files created by the Senate Historical Office related to Senator Richard B. Russell, including biographical information and material documenting his funeral.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/032/SHO  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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76 Title:   Bob Short Audiovisual Materials Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Short, Charles Robert, 1932-  
  Dates:   1955-2004  
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Bob Short is a journalist and writer who has been closely involved with Georgia politics since the 1950s. The audiovisual materials in his collection include films documenting Marvin Griffin's tenure as governor in the 1950s, Griffin's 1962 gubernatorial campaign against Carl Sanders, recordings documenting the States' Rights Councin in Georgia in the 1950s, and "A Visit with the Governor," a series of weekly addresses by then-Gov. Jimmy Carter that were recorded for broadcast in 1973-75.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/033/SHORT  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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77 Title:   Braswell D. Deen, Jr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Deen, Braswell D., 1925-  
  Dates:   1925-1997  
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The collection consists of papers of Braswell D. Deen, Jr., lawyer, Georgia legislator (1951-1960), and Georgia appellate court judge (1965-1990). The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, printed material, and speeches. The materials document Deen's personal interests, his writing career, touch briefly on his tenure on the Georgia Court of Appeals and his actitivites as Carl Sanders' campaign manager (8th district) during the 1962 gubernatorial election, but mainly focus on Deen's interest in scientific creationism. The collection also contains correspondence, manuscripts, and poems of Deen's aunt, Annie Hartman Smith.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/035/BDD  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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78 Title:   Georgia Department of Law Runoff Election Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1964-1990  
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This collection includes election files from the 1950's to the 1990s. These election files include information on county tabulation records, election results by precinct and county, documents recording the race of both voters and candidates, and election results for runoffs and special elections. There are various papers in different colors (yellow, blue, etc.) that are used for dividers; these papers have no pertinent information regarding the collection.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/037/SBE  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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79 Title:   C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-  
  Dates:   1972-2005  
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C. Donald (Don) Johnson is a lawyer who served in the Georgia State Senate (1987-1992) and the U.S. House (1993-1995), and held several positions in D.C. related to international trade and investment policy, national security, and foreign policy. Johnson's papers document his entire career, particularly his term in the U.S. House, and include constituent correspondence, legislative files, press files, and campaign materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/038/CDJ  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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80 Title:   C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group A: State Senate Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-  
  Dates:   1987-1992  
  Contents:  
Record Group A: State Senate Files were generated while Don Johnson served in the Georgia General Assembly as a Senator from 1987 to 1993. The General Files include materials that assisted Johnson with monitoring legislative issues, researching and writing legislation, developing legislative initiatives, as well as observing local issues. Included are files relating to the Intra County Telephone Toll Bill, Johnson's work on the Appropriations and Reapportionment Committees, the Export Study Commission, and the Hobbs Act. The Issue files contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, reports, maps and bills. These were issues of particular interest to Johnson which included human resources, taxation and transportation. The Campaign series contains material relating to Johnson's campaign in 1987 to fill the seat of the late Parks Brown and his subsequent races in 1988, 1990, and 1992.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/038/CDJ_A  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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