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1 Title:   Peter Early letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Early, Mr. (Peter), 1773-1817  
  Dates:   1814-1815  
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The collection consists of a letter to Governor Peter Early from the Solicitor General of the Western District of Georgia Thomas W. Cobb, dated October 31, 1814, which discusses court business and a letter from Early to Seaborn Jones, dated January 8, 1815, regarding land sales and the settlement of debts between Early and Jones.
 
  Identifier:   ms1097  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Alfred Holt Colquitt scrapbooks  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Colquitt, Alfred Holt, 1829-1894  
  Dates:   1853-1894  
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The collection consists of eleven volumes of scrapbooks relating to Alfred Holt Colquitt, mainly compiled by Colquitt's secretary Isaac Wheeler Avery, from 1853-1894. The scrapbooks include clippings, with a few letters, primarily pertaining to Colquitt's terms as Governor (1876-1882), but also containing obituaries of Colquitt and letters of condolence.
 
  Identifier:   ms66  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Helen M. Lewis Collection of James V. Carmichael Campaign Material  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lewis, Helen M., 1924-  
  Dates:   1946  
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The collection contains materials relating to James V. Carmichael's 1946 race for governor of Georgia. The bulk of the collection consists of promotional materials and leaflets for Carmichael, including a pamphlet outlining his campaign platform, as well as letters and clippings about the campaign and candidates. The collection also includes letters addressed to Helen M. Lewis regarding the race and a report by Lewis on her experience working for Carmichael's campaign.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/099/HML  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Lamartine Griffin Hardman Papers, Series I: Harmony Grove Mill  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hardman, Lamartine Griffin, 1856-1937  
  Dates:   1849-1953  
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Lamartine Griffin Hardman Papers, I. Harmony Grove Mill records (1902-1947) contain correspondence, orders, informational bulletins, ledgers, production records and other materials from the Harmony Grove Mills, Inc. The majority of papers document daily production-related correspondence between cotton brokerage firms and Harmony Grove Mills between the years 1927-1947. Also included are correspondence and circulars from the Cotton Textile Institute. Additional material in the series documents the activities of Harmony Grove workers during the General Textile Strike of 1934.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/137/LGH_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Lamartine Griffin Hardman Papers, Series XII: Maps and Architectural Drawings  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hardman, Lamartine Griffin, 1856-1937  
  Dates:   1884-1946  
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Lamartine Griffin Hardman Papers, Series XII: Maps and Architectural Drawings consists of six large maps of Georgia. The architectural drawing blueprints consist of sixty-three separate items. Included are blueprints and plats for the Hurricane Shoals Water and Power Plant, the State Capitol in Atlanta, the Hardman residences, and the land holdings of the Hardman family. A very rare lithograph, Bird's Eye View of Pelham, Georgia, published by Fowler and Downs, Morrisville, PA in 1908, is especially noteworthy.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/137/LGH_XII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Ruby Webb Collection of E. D. Rivers Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Webb, Ruby  
  Dates:   1936-1941  
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The collection consists of personal correspondence, telegrams, cards, photographs and souvenirs of Ruby Webb, secretary to Downing Musgrove, who was the Executive Secretary to Georgia Governor E. D. (Eurith Dickinson) Rivers, and covers the years 1936 to 1941. Also included are pamphlets and news clippings reflecting Rivers administration, and a pictorial record of businesses in Bainbridge, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/184/RW  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Thomas W. Hardwick Letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hardwick, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1872-1944.  
  Dates:   1922  
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Thomas W. Hardwick (1872-1944), a lawyer and Democrat from Thomasville, Georgia served in the Georgia House of Representatives (1898-1902), represented the 10th district (which included the counties Columbia, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliaferro, Warren, Washington, Wilkinson, and Baldwin) in the United State House of Representatives (1903-1914), and was elected to serve in the United State Senate (1914-1919). After an unsuccessful candidacy for renomination, Hardwick later became governor of Georgia from 1921 to 1923. The collection consists of four letters from Hardwick to constituents Dr. T. M. McIntosh and Mr. R. T. Jones and relates to Hardwick's opinions on taxation during his gubernatorial years.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/197/TWL  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign Speech by Robert F. Wood  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wood, Robert F.  
  Dates:   1938  
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The collection consists of a five-page mimeographed speech presented by Georgia gubernatorial candidate, Robert F. Wood, to an audience in McDonough, Georgia on 25 June 1938.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/226/RFW  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup B: Georgia Gubernatorial Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1930-1933  
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Although a small series, the Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup B. Georgia Gubernatorial Papers are an important source of information on the 1930 gubernatorial campaign, the Robert E. Burns extradition case, and the Georgia state budget for 1932 to 1933.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_B  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 Title:   Gene Basset Editorial Cartoons  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Basset, Gene, 1927-  
  Dates:   1984-1992  
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The collection consists of ink drawings, pencil sketches, negatives, and plates of editorial cartoons by Gene Basset from 1984 to 1992. Subject content relates to state and local (Atlanta-Fulton County) politics and feature such topics as public transportation, pension padding, and political corruption. There are also drawings relating to the Atlanta-based Falcon football team, the University of Georgia Bulldogs, the Atlanta Zoo, women's rights, Turner Broadcasting, and the Mercer University vs. Baptist Church controversy.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/009/GB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   Joseph M. Terrell Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Terrell, Joseph Meriweather, 1861-1912.  
  Dates:   1882-1912  
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The Joseph M. Terrell papers reflect Terrell's political career at the state and, to a lesser extent, national levels. The majority of the collection consists of scrapbooks and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/134/JMT  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   Lamartine Griffin Hardman Papers, Series V: Governor  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hardman, Lamartine Griffin, 1856-1937  
  Dates:   1926-1933  
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Lamartine G. Hardman was elected governor of Georgia in 1926 and again in 1928 (term 1927-1931). The Governor series consists of correspondence and material pertaining to political appointments, bills, speeches, and miscellaneous information used by Governor Hardman. In these files researchers can locate information relating to the initial phase of reorganizing the state government (a process completed under Hardman's successor, Richard B. Russell, Jr.), health care issues, education, and Governor Hardman's interest in fingerprinting and phrenology. For additional information on Hardman's gubernatorial years, the researcher should also review Emma G. Hardman's diaries (Series VII. Family) and Scrapbooks (Series IX.).
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/137/LGH_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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13 Title:   Roger H. Lawson Press Releases  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lawson, Roger H., 1913-1982.  
  Dates:   1957 January 9-1958 January 23  
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The file contains press releases issued by former State Highway Board Chairman Roger Lawson during his unsuccessful bid for Georgia governor in 1958.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/181/RHL  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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14 Title:   Rodney Baine papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Baine, Rodney M.  
  Dates:   1980-1999  
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The collection consists of papers, notes, microfilm and notecards related to the research for The Papers and Speeches of James Edward Oglethorpe, a book written by Rodney M. Baine. Copies of the book are also included in the collection.
 
  Identifier:   ms3029  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   George Mathews collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   circa 1775-1790s  
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This collection contains a waistcoat believed to have been worn by Georgia Governor George Mathews during his second inauguration in 1793, a red wool sash worn by Mathews during his time serving as governor, and a pair of epaulettes possibly worn during is service in the American Revolution.
 
  Identifier:   ms4054  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 Title:   Augustus Turnbull Collection of Carl Sanders Speech/Press Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Turnbull, Augustus  
  Dates:   1963-1967  
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Augustus Turnbull was the Assistant Press Secretary to Governor Carl Sanders during the last year of his term in office (1966-1967). The materials in this collection, however, are from Sanders entire term, 1963-1967, and document his interest in efficiently maintaining state government departments as well as his public addresses and press relations.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/199/ATCCS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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17 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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18 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
  Dates:   1971-2002  
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Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project includes The collection consists of 175 oral history interviews relating to the personal and political life of Richard B. Russell. Interviewees include members of the Russell family, his staff and interns, other senators and public figures, and friends. The primary interviewer was Hugh Cates, a public relations manager at Southern Bell and secretary of the Russell Foundation (1977-1981). Most of the interviews were recorded between 1971 and 1979, but the majority during 1971 after Senator Russell's death. Other interviewers outside of the Russell Foundation Oral History Project include: William Stueck, Karen Kelly, Barboura Raesly, Robert G. Stephens, Jr., Dwight L. Freshley, Tom Jackson, Angus Hepburn, and Russell Library staff. Interviews provide insight into Senator Russell's political career as State Representative, Governor, and U.S. Senator, his views on various topics such as civil rights and Vietnam, and his personality and family life. To access all the interviews that have been made available online, please visit the playlist on Kaltura for this collection.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/216/RBROH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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19 Title:   M. E. Thompson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thompson, M. E. (Melvin Ernest), 1903-1980.  
  Dates:   circa 1890s-1990s  
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These papers document the personal life of Melvin Ernest (M. E.) Thompson, Georgia's first lieutenant governor and participant in the famed "Three Governors Controversy." The collection consists of personal correspondence, certificates and diplomas, history regarding the Thompson and Edenfield families, clippings, campaign speeches and announcements, and Sunday school sermons delivered by M. E. Thompson. Two hundred and nineteen, primarily black-and-white, photographs depict the Thompson family; the dedication of the Little White House at Warm Springs in 1947; Thompson's campaigns; members of the Georgia House of Representatives and Georgia Senate (1947-1948); and the unveiling of Thompson's portrait at the State Capitol. Of particular interest are the six television campaign advertisements featuring Thompson's views about the county unit system, automobile tags, taxation, the state highway system and toll roads, and the integration of Georgia's public schools.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/234/MET  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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20 Title:   Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1812-1880  
  Dates:   1832-1976  
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The collection consists of papers of Herschel Vespasian Johnson and his family from 1832-1976. Papers include a copy of Johnson's autobiography, an album containing poetry, writings, and drawings, a few newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The autobiography, a copy of the original manuscript written by Johnson in 1867, covers Johnson's entire political career. Correspondence is mainly from Johnson to his daughter Tallulah Horne and her husband Pearce, with several to his daughter Gertrude discussing primarily family matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1658  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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