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1 Title:   Clifford Hodges Brewton Collection of Lester Maddox Speech/Press Records, Series III: Audiovisual  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.  
  Dates:   1964-1976  
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The collection consists of materials collected by Reverend Clifford H. Brewton relating to Lester Maddox's terms as governor (1967-1971) and lieutenant governor (1971-1975), as well as his 1966 gubernatorial and 1968 campaigns. Brewton collected the materials for the purpose of writing a biography of Maddox, although it was never published. Audiovisual materials in the collection supplement the paper materials documenting Maddox's term as governor of Georgia and his subsequent campaigns for president of the United States in 1968 and for lieutenant governor of Georgia in 1970. Included among the four audiocassettes and 22 reels of ¼" audiotape are recordings of several campaign commercials for radio broadcast for both campaigns and speeches delivered for public events and private organizations throughout Georgia in his official capacity of governor.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/051/CHBLM_III  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Lester G. Maddox Biographical File  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.  
  Dates:   1990-1999  
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The file contains writings by Maddox expressing his grief over the death of his wife, Virginia; writings relating to his term as governor of Georgia; his last "State of the State Address"; prints of Lester and Virginia Maddox; a booklet on the construction of the Lester and Virginia Maddox Bridge over the Chattahoochee River on I-75; and information on the Board of Regents' budget increase between 1967 and 1971.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/224/LGM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Joseph Mackey Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Julius L., 1848-1910  
  Dates:   1865-1930  
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The collection consists of the papers of John Mackey Brown from 1865-1930. Consists mostly of correspondence regarding the publication of his book on the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain; official correspondence relating to his service on the Railroad Commission of Georgia; correspondence regarding the gubernatorial races of 1908 and 1911; and letters and documents relating to family lawsuits over the estate of his father, Joseph Emerson Brown. The collection also contains two letter books (1894-1895, 1908-1910) of Julius Lewis Brown pertaining to personal and business matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms27  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Ku Klux Klan- Athens Klan #5 records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). Athens Klan #5 (Athens, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1921-1930  
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The collection consists of records of the Athens (Ga.) Klan #5 of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) from 1921-1930. The records include correspondence, newsletters, minutes, quarterly reports, membership cards, dues records, recommendation cards, receipts, and forms for robe requisitions relating to the activities of the Athens KKK #5. The correspondence (1921-1929) contains letters to the Klan asking for financial assistance, thank-yous for assistance rendered, as well as official correspondence, some from national KKK headquarters on membership standings, meetings, induction ceremonies, and recruitment. The correspondence also discusses Georgia politics, especially the 1926 gubernatorial election. The minutes (1925-1926) document Klan meetings and contain information on dues paid, elections, social events or official ceremonies, help for the needy, and investigations of new or current members.
 
  Identifier:   ms712  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Abit Nix Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Nix, H. Abit (Hosea Abit), 1888-1959  
  Dates:   1907-1984  
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The collection consists of papers of Hosea Abit Nix, a Georgia attorney (1888-1959), from 1907 to 1984 with the bulk from 1940 to 1956. Includes correspondence, clippings, written notes, and printed materials, the bulk of which document Nix's 1940 gubernatorial campaign against Eugene Talmadge.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/105/HAN  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 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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7 Title:   Clifford Hodges Brewton Collection of Lester G. Maddox Speech/Press Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.  
  Dates:   1964-1976  
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Reverend Clifford Hodges Brewton served as press aide to Lester Maddox during his terms as governor and lieutenant governor of Georgia. This collection contains materials Brewton compiled in order to write a book (never published) about Governor Maddox. The scope of the collection covers both the gubernatorial (1967-1971) and the lieutenant governor (1971-1975) administrations of Maddox including the campaigns for each office as well as his 1968 bid for the U.S. presidency. The collection includes press releases, speeches, research materials, clippings, magazine articles, photographs, audiocassettes, and ¼-inch audiotapes.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/051/CHBLM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1861-1938.  
  Dates:   1872-1938  
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The collection consists of the diary and personal and political papers of Richard B. Russell, Sr. from 1872 to 1938. The personal papers include correspondence relating to Russell"s involvement on the Board of Trustees at the University of Georgia and as a member of the first Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, family related correspondence, and a few speeches made by Russell. The political series (1888-1938) contains mostly correspondence pertaining to various campaigns for public and judicial offices, including his 1911 gubernatorial bid. The business/finance records include bank statements, bills and receipts, and miscellaneous items. The legal/judicial series contains material relating to Russell"s law practice in Winder, Georgia and his many years as a noted jurist.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/002/RBRSR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   John B. Morris Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Morris, John B., 1930-  
  Dates:   1964-1972  
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These papers consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, newsletters, pamphlets, memoranda, briefs, and card files related to Reverend John B. Morris' involvement in Write-In Georgia (1966 gubernatorial campaign to write-in Ellis Arnall as a candidate), the Georgia Democratic Party Forum, Georgia Convention of Loyal Democrats, the Democratic National Convention (1968), and the Georgia Democratic Party.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/126/JBM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 Title:   Clark Howell family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Howell, Harriet Barrett  
  Dates:   1873-1946  
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The collection consists of papers of Clark Howell and the Howell family of Atlanta, Georgia from 1873-1946. The papers include mainly correspondence but also contain clippings, photographs, and speeches. The correspondence (1882-1946) consists of personal letters between Howell and Harriet G. Barrett (Howell) as well as business correspondence pertaining to Howell's editorials and management of the Atlanta Constitution, Georgia and U.S. politics, the 1905 Georgia gubernatorial race, the Democratic Party, and World War I. Correspondents include Alexander S. Clay and David B. Hill. The collection also includes correspondence to Clark Howell, Jr. pertaining to World War II and materials relating to the estate of Evan P. Howell, Clark Howell's father.
 
  Identifier:   ms818  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Hoke Smith Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Hoke, 1855-1931.  
  Dates:   1879-1931  
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The collection consists of personal and political papers of Hoke Smith, lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator, from 1879-1931. Includes subject files (1892-1930), correspondence, (1898-1930), letterbooks (1879-1921), newsclippings (1890-1928), ledgers, and printed materials. The records document his legal career as well as some of his political activities. Documentation of the Georgia genbernatorial election of 1926, the Tacna Arica Dispute, War Risk insurance, his senate campaign in 1920, concerns regarding the Cherokee Indians, railroads, and African-American appointments are represented.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/103/HS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   Howard H. (Bo) Callaway Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Callaway, Howard H. (Howard Hollis), 1927-  
  Dates:   1947-2006  
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The collection consists of personal and political papers of Howard H. (Bo) Callaway from 1947 to 1993. Includes congressional files containing press releases, subject files, and correspondence; political files containing campaign material from his 1966 bid for Governor of Georgia, state and national Republican Committee material, and 1968 Nixon campaign material; personal files reflecting Callaway's involvement in private organizations; and scrapbooks recording his activities as Secretary of the Army.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/015/HHC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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13 Title:   Erwin C. Surrency Collection of Political Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Surrency, Erwin C., 1924-  
  Dates:   1946-1964, 1984  
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The Erwin C. Surrency Collection of Political Materials consists of political campaign materials collected by Surrency over the course of his career as law librarian and professor at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, later at the University of Georgia. It covers the years 1946-1964 and includes printed materials, handbooks, press releases, news clippings, bumper stickers, buttons, and pamphlets. Materials document Democratic and Republican Party campaigns at the national level and the Pennsylvania state or local level including Adlai Stevenson's 1952 presidential campaign and the 1964 "Republicans for Johnson" presidential campaign. Georgia national and state materials mainly pertain to Mrs. Jesse W. Jenkins' 1950 gubernatorial campaign. Also includes AFL-CIO political education materials (1950-1954, 1964).
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/068/ESPC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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14 Title:   Alexander S. Clay Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clay, Alexander Stephens, 1853-1910.  
  Dates:   1900-1951  
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The Alexander S. Clay Papers is one of the earliest collections of Congressional papers held by the Russell Library and documents the beginnings of modern, federal policy-making in the twentieth century. The collection consists of correspondence between Senator Clay and his constituents, government officials and public servants, members of his family, and others between 1900 and 1914. Most of the letters are incoming correspondence. Topics discussed in the correspondence include the appointment of postmasters and other civil servants, nominations for students seeking admission to the United States Military Academy (West Point) and Naval Academy (Annapolis), tariffs and international trade legislation, the opening of the Panama Canal, U.S. Supreme Court cases and justice appointments, women's suffrage, Prohibition, Georgia gubernatorial elections, the 1908 presidential election, expansion of rural postal delivery service, relations between the United States and the Philippines, and the 1910 federal census. Also included in the collection are letters received after Clay's death, a photograph, postage stamps, and U.S. Army records from the 31st Regiment of the Georgia Volunteer Infantry (which Clay's son, Frank Butner Clay, served in as a captain) that were collected by the Clay family.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/435  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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15 Title:   Rodney Mims Cook Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cook, Rodney Mims, 1924-  
  Dates:   1946-2013  
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The collection consists of the papers of Rodney M. Cook from 1951 to 1978. The political series (1951-1978) contains papers relating to Cook's campaigns for public office including the Atlanta Board of Aldermen (1961, 1965), Atlanta Mayor (1969), Georgia Legislature (1965-1970), Congress (1972), and Georgia Governor (1978). The series also contains records relating to Cook's involvement with Republican Party activities at the local, state, and national level. The Aldermen series (1951-1972) documents Cook's service on the Atlanta Board of Aldermen. Records include subject files and committee files relating to such subjects as civil rights, Atlanta government, urban renewal, and zoning. The legislative papers relate to his tenure as a representative-at-large for Fulton County in the Georgia Legislature (1952-1972) and include such topics as Cook's support of the seating of Julian Bond, the 1971 special session for redistricting, his service as chairman of the Joint Senate-House Committee on Computerized Criminal Records Study, and his involvement with the development of Atlanta.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/180/RMC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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