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1 Title:   Robert Augustus Toombs letter to John C. Breckinridge  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1867 April 30  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Washington, Georgia, April 30, 1867, "Dear Breckinridge," signed "R. Toombs," regarding passage of the Reconstruction Act (1867) in Congress and its effect upon the attitudes of Southerners, the administration of Governor Joseph E. Brown, the Republican Radicals in Congress, the state of crops and agriculture in Georgia, and the possible emigration of former Confederates to Brazil. The collection also includes a transcript of the letter.
 
  Identifier:   ms1603  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Agricultural glass negatives and contact prints  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1900-1950  
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The collection consists of glass negatives and contact prints related to agriculture and cotton, soybean and peach cultivation activities at the University of Georgia in the early to mid-20th century.
 
  Identifier:   ms2539  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1840-1978  
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Richard B. Russell Jr. served in public office for fifty years as a state legislator (1920-1931), governor of Georgia (1931-1932), and U.S. Senator (1933-1971). Best known for his opposition to civil rights legislation, Russell also focused on national defense, agriculture, soil and water conservation, and economic growth in Georgia. Russell's papers document the entirety of his career, with the vast majority of the materials focusing on his terms in the U.S. Senate. The records include constituent correspondence and other correspondence files, speeches and media files, legislative files, files on civil rights, and published materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Dictation  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1944-1970  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection comprehensively documents Russell's activities as a United States senator representing the state of Georgia. The Dictation Series is composed of letters and memoranda entirely or partially dictated by Senator Russell. The series is an integration of the copies for the Winder and Washington offices. Most of the dictated correspondence or memos contain Russell's views on upcoming legislation, political appointments, support of or opposition to bills and amendments as well as his positions on such issues as defense, the Vietnam war, agriculture issues, the investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and civil rights and other national issues. Senator Russell rarely expressed his opinions regarding local and state politics in writing or in any public forum.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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