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1 Title:   Marcus Wayland Beck Diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Beck, Marcus Wayland, 1860-1943  
  Dates:   1899-1934  
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Marcus Wayland Beck was born in Harris County, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1881. He passed the bar in 1883 and began practicing law in Jackson County. He served as a Georgia state senator, Solicitor General of the Flint Circuit and judge for the same circuit. After fighting in the Spanish American War, he returned to Georgia and was appointed as associate justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. He was eventually appointed as the presiding judge, a position he maintained until he retired in 1937. The Marcus W. Beck Diaries reflect his day to day personal and judicial activities as Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court (1905-1937) and as Presiding Justice (1917-1937).
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/150/MWB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Alton H. Hopkins Collection of St. Simons Island Beach Case Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hopkins, Alton H.  
  Dates:   1933-2005  
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This collection consists of records documenting the history of litigation over property ownership and development on St. Simons Island, Georgia between 1967 and 2005. Court cases included in the collection are Cherry and Mobley v. Hopkins, Coast House v. Cherry and Rolleston / Cherry v. Rolleston, Hamby v. Hopkins, Wiedmeyer v. Hopkins, and Hopkins v. Curry. Records in the collection include legal documents such as briefs, transcripts, contracts, and exhibit materials; notes; correspondence; newspaper clippings; land and tax records; plats; maps; drawings; photographs; and audiovisual recordings.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/338  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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