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1 Title:   Eugene D. Canter letter to Miss Pauli  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Canter, Eugene D.  
  Dates:   1896 November 4  
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The collection consists of one letter handwritten on Atlanta Gas Light Company, Atlanta, Georgia letterhead: dated November 4, 1896, "Dear Miss Pauli," signed "Eugene," regarding results of the recent presidential election, and Georgia politics.
 
  Identifier:   ms2237  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   James A. Meriwether letter to Alexander Stephens (transcript)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Meriwether, James A., 1806-1852  
  Dates:   1843 January 25  
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The collection consists of one transcript of a letter: dated Washington, January 25, 1843, "Dear Sir," from "JA Merriwether," regarding John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, and Henry Clay as possible candidates for the Presidency.
 
  Identifier:   ms1489  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Woodrow Wilson letter to L. J. Cooper  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924  
  Dates:   1912 August 19  
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The collections consists of one letter from Woodrow Wilson to L.J. Cooper, a national delegate to the Democratic Convention of 1912 stating his appreciation for Mr. Cooper's part in unifying the party in his area. The letter is typed on Wilson's Sea Grit, N.J. lettehead. Included is one delegate's pass to the convention in Baltimore on June 25.
 
  Identifier:   ms4002  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series VII: Political Patronage  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1932-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection Subgroup C, Series VII: Political Patronage documents the many individuals from Georgia and elsewhere who sought Senator Russell's assistance in winning federal appointments or jobs, and materials here reflect his role in the process. Requests are for presidential appointments, federal judgeships, federal attorneys and assistant attorneys, federal marshals and deputy marshals, federal jobs, Georgia-based postmasters, and out-of-state judgeships. Any additional non-textual materials originally filed with papers were removed for preservation purposes and improved access. These materials include photographs, audiovisual items, scrapbooks, vertical files, memorabilia, and books.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_VII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Georgia Republican Party Central Committee Campaign Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Republican Party Central Committee  
  Dates:   1948  
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The collection consists of pamphlets, newsletters, and campaign flyers of the Republican National Committee and The Georgia Republican, the newsletter of the Georgia Republican Party Central Committee focusing on the 1948 presidential campaign of Republicans Thomas E. Dewey and Earl Warren. The Georgia Republican newsletter also offers other Republican Party information during that time in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/265/GRPCCC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup E, Series III: Scrapbooks  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1930-1971  
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Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup E, Series III: Scrapbooks document Senator Russell's 1930 campaign for governor of Georgia; the thirty-eight years of his Senate career, 1933-1971; and posthumous stories. There is also an almost complete record of the entire Russell family, from weddings to deaths and even clips of nieces' and nephews' school honors. The scrapbooks were maintained by the office staff (several were compiled by family members) and include clippings from newspapers and magazines, including news and feature items, editorials, cartoons, photographs, and mementos. See also scrapbooks in the papers of Senator Russell's mother, Ina Dillard Russell, and his aunt, Addie Day Russell.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_E_III  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Organization  
  Dates:   1967-1969  
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Eugene McCarthy served in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate before making a run for the presidency in 1967. McCarthy ran as a liberal Democrat; he was very opposed to the war in Vietnam, but was defeated by Hubert Humphrey in the primary. The Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Organization was formed to promote Eugene McCarthy in the 1968 presidential election. Robert Griffith and Phinizy Spalding, two McCarthy campaign workers from Georgia and University of Georgia history professors, donated this collection, which consists of correspondence, speeches, news clippings, political ephemera, and notes reflecting their work and support for McCarthy's presidential campaign.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/050/MPCC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup E, Series V: Artifacts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1971  
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Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup E, Series V: Artifacts include Russell's Senate office furnishings, the chair he used on the Senate Floor, his campaign ephemera, cartoons and artwork, and his official and personal gifts. Of significant interest is his childhood baseball card collection; there are approximately 1100 tobacco cards dating from the period 1911-1913, and most are in very good condition. Throughout his public service career, Russell received many plaques, citations, proclamations, honorary degrees, resolutions, and presentation certificates. Some of the more prestigious were honorary degrees from Oglethorpe University and John Marshall University, the James Forrestal Award, the Mississippi Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the Great American Award, and others from military, agricultural, business, and civic groups.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_E_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee  
  Dates:   1940-1954  
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James S. Peters served as chairman to the Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee from 1940 to 1954. This collection is comprised of bound volumes that contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, proceedings, and membership lists reflecting the activities of the Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee from 1940 to 1954. It covers events such as the Stevenson and Sparkman Presidential Campaign of 1952, the 1948 Philadelphia and 1952 Chicago National Democratic Party Conventions, and the Georgia State Democratic Party Conventions.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/087/GSDEC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 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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11 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series XV: General  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1935-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series XV: General is composed mainly of correspondence and printed materials relating to federal agencies and departments. Arrangement is chronological by latest date, and within each year date, file headings are by agency or by subject and arranged alphabetically. Because of the close relationship between the passage of legislation by the Congress and its implementation by the federal government, there is significant overlap between the General series and the Legislative series. Any additional non-textual materials originally filed with papers were removed for preservation purposes and improved access. These materials include photographs, audiovisual items, scrapbooks, vertical files, memorabilia, and books.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_XV  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup E, Series IV: Vertical Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1935-1970  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection Subgroup E, IV. Vertical Files are composed of articles, magazines, pamphlets, and brochures containing items of interest to Senator Russell. These files include popular national publications such as Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News and World Report as well as those less known. Many items are marked for filing and annotated by Russell. Where possible, arrangement follows the series headings of the senatorial papers, then alphabetical by article title. Subject matter includes the 1952 presidential campaign, civil rights, defense, agriculture and forestry, international events, the United Nations, and Civil War history.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_E_IV  
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13 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup D: Winder Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1897-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection Subgroup D: Winder Papers were gathered at the request of the Russell Estate executors in the early 1980s, Russell Library staff appraised materials at the Russell family home place in Winder, Georgia, for the purpose of identifying those items which should be added to the collection at the Library. Staff members had full access to search the house and property to locate materials. This addendum to the original conveyance of the Senator's collection documents his personal life and early career and fills gaps in documentation provided by materials already at the Library. The Winder Materials are divided into five series: Early Years, School Years, Georgia Legislative and Pre-Gubernatorial Years, Georgia Gubernatorial Years, and United States Senatorial Years. Any additional non-textual materials originally filed with papers were removed for preservation purposes and improved access. These materials include photographs, audiovisual items, scrapbooks, vertical files, memorabilia, and books.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_D  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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14 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  
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15 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series II: Intra-Office Communications  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1943-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, series II. Intra-Office Communications comprehensively reveals Richard Russell's daily activities as a United States Senator representing the state of Georgia. Materials in this series are divided into four categories: Memoranda, Appointment Books, Guest Registers, and Mail Desk Diaries. Not many files survived from Russell's first eleven years in office; the main series for this time period are Early Office, Political, Political Patronage, Personal, and a few files in General.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_II  
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16 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series III: Speech/Media  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1933-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection Subgroup C, Series III. Speech/Media comprehensively reveals Richard Russell's activities as a United States senator representing the state of Georgia. The Speech/Media series consists of manuscripts, typescripts, printed copies, and transcripts of Senator Russell's speeches, articles, interviews, press releases, and related materials; daily copies of the Congressional Record; and speeches, articles, and press releases by other colleagues of the senator. Not many files survived from Russell's first eleven years in office; the main series for this time period are Early Office, Political, Political Patronage, Personal, and a few files in General.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_III  
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17 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series IX: Legislative  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1933-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series IX. Legislative is primarily constituent mail, but includes legislative drafts, memoranda, hearing transcripts, and correspondence with congressional colleagues. Although official senate committee records remain with each committee and, when retired by the committee, they are transferred to the Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration, in Washington, D.C., as part of the permanent records of Congress, Senator Russell retained copies of some materials related to these committees. Any additional non-textual materials originally filed with papers were removed for preservation purposes and improved access. These materials include photographs, audiovisual items, scrapbooks, vertical files, memorabilia, and books.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_IX  
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18 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series V: Personal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1928-1971  
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Subgroup C, Series V. Personal contains correspondence and material of a personal nature including invitations, greetings, announcements, commendations, gifts, family material, etc. With the exception of some correspondence with his mother, all family correspondence was removed to Exhibit B and restricted by donor agreement. Especially noteworthy are the materials related to History, Miscellaneous, and Trips. While History generally has materials relating to Russell's interest in the subject, specifically the Civil War, Russell occasionally designated certain items to be placed here. For example, at his direction, research and strategy files from the 1960 civil rights debates are located here. Miscellaneous has a significant amount of correspondence from personal friends. Trips contains correspondence and material on all of Senator Russell's trips including those made in his capacity as a member or chairman of a senate committee. For example, correspondence and material from Russell's 1943 global tour of the war front as chairman of a special senate committee to investigate overseas military bases demonstrate the senator's work on such assignments. During many of these overseas trips prior to 1950, Russell had very revealing correspondence with his mother, which is included. Trips are filed under year in which they were made. If more than one trip was made within a year, the trips were filed alphabetically by country within the year.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_V  
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19 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup E, Series I: Photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1840-1970  
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Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup E, Series I. Photographs consists of over 4,500 unique photographs illustrating the life and career of Senator Russell. Early photographs include images of family members and scenes from Russell's childhood and span his life through 1 October 1970, when he made a military inspection tour at Key West, Florida. Of particular interest are the photos documenting the Senate Military Affairs Committee touring the European Theatre of Operation in 1945.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_E_I  
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20 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series VI: Political  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1932-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series VI. Political not only spans the entire senate career of Russell but also carries over the gubernatorial office with the 1932 senatorial campaign and the early senate office procedures through Russell's office filing reorganization circa 1943. The Political series is a rich source of documentation for studying political campaigns in the mid-twentieth century. The campaign files cover Senator Russell's campaigns of 1932, 1936, 1942, 1948, 1954, 1960, and 1966. In addition to the senatorial campaign files, the series contains files documenting Russell's unsuccessful 1952 race for United States president. Any additional non-textual materials originally filed with papers were removed for preservation purposes and improved access. These materials include photographs, audiovisual items, scrapbooks, vertical files, memorabilia, and books. The Special Name files contain information at a particular point in time on individuals whom Senator Russell considered of enough interest to warrant an individual folder. Such individuals include Lyndon B. Johnson, Eugene Talmadge, Charles Crisp, Herman E. Talmadge, Ralph McGill, Strom Thurmond, Orval Faubus, and Barry Goldwater, among others.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_VI  
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