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1 Title:   Harold J. Ragan Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ragan, Harold J.  
  Dates:   1987-2002  
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This collection contains legislative files from Harold Ragan's time as a member of the Georgia Senate from 1987 to 2002; files from his time on the Agriculture and other committees; files from his senate office, including speeches; subject files on his office's work on various bills and resolutions; correspondence between Ragan, his colleagues, and his constituents; and newspaper clippings relating to Ragan's work and personal interests.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/094/HJR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Donn M. Peevy Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peevy, Donn  
  Dates:   1975-1996  
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Donn M. Peevy was a Georgia state senator from 1982 to 1990. His papers document his senate career and include correspondence, campaign materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a scrapbook.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/336  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Julia Evans Cope letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cope, Julia Evans, -1929  
  Dates:   1924 June 11  
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A single letter from Julia Evans Cope to the Georgia General Assembly addressing the topic of capital punishment in the state. Cope is writing in support of the the bill to abolish capital punishment put forward by Representatives Viola Ross Napier of Bibb County and John Stephens Wood of Fulton County. At the time of the letter the bill was pending before the House Judiciary Committee. Also included is a photocopy of Cope's obituary from The Atlanta Constitution, dated 1929 March 6.
 
  Identifier:   ms3857  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   George Ervin (Sonny) Perdue Official Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Perdue, Sonny, 1946-  
  Dates:   2002-2011  
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The George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue Official Papers consist of files pertaining to Perdue's tenure as Governor of Georgia from 2003 to 2011. Files were created by Perdue as well as his staff and consist of electronic files as well as paper and include correspondence, reports, agendas, speeches, proclamations, public commission files, scheduling files, subject files, and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/275/GEPO  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Abraham Baldwin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Baldwin, Abraham, 1754-1807  
  Dates:   1770-1808  
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The collection consists of correspondence, remarks about and copies of legislation, financial documents, and writings by Abraham Baldwin.
 
  Identifier:   UA97-092  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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6 Title:   Hugh Peterson, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peterson, Hugh, 1898-1961.  
  Dates:   1814-1961  
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Hugh Peterson (1898-1961), of Ailey, Georgia, served as a representative to the Georgia legislature from 1923 to 1931, a state senator from 1931 to 1932, and a United States Representative from Georgia's First Congressional District from 1934 to 1946. His wife, Patience Elizabeth Russell Peterson (1902-2002), was the daughter of Judge Richard B. Russell, Sr. and sister of Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. Peterson was heavily involved in creating the Georgia State Government Reorganization Bill of 1931 and, as a U.S. Representative, was active in sponsoring farm legislation. His congressional work included service on the Transportation, Territories, Rivers and Harbors, Public Lands, and Elections committees. After losing the 1946 election to Prince Preston of Statesboro, Peterson worked with General Lucius Clay in Germany in 1947 as a consultant. After his return, he devoted his time to practicing law in Ailey and serving as a lobbyist in Washington, D. C., for various businesses with interests in Georgia. The collection includes political, business and personal papers as well as campaign memorabilia, photographs, artifacts, maps, and books, all generated and collected by Hugh Peterson, Sr. The collection documents Hugh Peterson, Sr., Patience Russell Peterson (wife), Hugh Peterson, Jr. (son), their extended family (the Petersons and the Russells), and persons active in Georgia politics as well as members of Congress, other politicians and various business people active in Washington, D.C. during the 1920s through the 1960s.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/107/HPS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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