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1 Title:   Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia  
  Dates:   1943-1945  
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In March of 1943, the Georgia General Assembly passed a resolution sponsored by Governor Ellis Arnall, for a commission of twenty-three members to revise the state's constitution. The new constitution was submitted to the Georgia General Assembly in January of 1945 and approved by the people of Georgia in a special election on 7 August 1945. This collection consists of records of the Georgia State Commission to revise the Constitution from 1943 to 1945. Included are typescript proceedings that illustrate revisions of the 1877 Georgia Constitution. These were edited by Dr. Albert Berry Saye, a professor at the University of Georgia and a leading authority on state and federal constitutional law. Also included are brief biographical sketches of the twenty-three members of the commission.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/018/CRCG  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 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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3 Title:   Guthrie vs. Evans: Georgia State Prison Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chilton, Dr. Bradley S.  
  Dates:   1972-1983  
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This collection consists of material collected by Bradley Chilton pertaining to the Guthrie vs. Evans trial from 1972-1983, a law suit that led to sweeping reforms in the Georgia prison system. It includes transcripts of court proceedings, court records, minutes, printed material, correspondence, news clippings, blueprints, and photographs regarding conditions in the Georgia State Prison at Reidsville and trial proceedings. Materials were used by Chilton for his dissertation and book, Prisons Under the Gavel.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/090/GVE  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Early Senate Office  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Early Senate Office includes clippings, reports, printed materials, press releases, speeches and Talmadge's personal notes on various subjects. There is material relating to the federal budget, communism, the county unit system, education, the Eisenhower administration, farm legislation, foreign affairs, Georgia history, Marvin Griffin, Rule XXII, Melvin Thompson and the two governor controversy in Georgia, the Truman administration, and the United Nations.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series IV: Watergate  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series IV: Watergate files document the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, known as the Ervin Committee. The committee was ordered to investigate the Watergate break-in and cover-up as well as other matters relating to the 1972 presidential campaign. These files reflect Talmadge's involvement on the Senate Select Committee and include committee and subject files, witness information, and proceeding reports. The files also contain correspondence, legal documents, lists, memorandums, and reports relating to committee business, political espionage, and the Bellino subcommittee. The Bellino subcommittee was composed of Senators Talmadge, Edward Gurnery and Daniel Inouye, and was created to investigate allegations that Carmine Bellino had spied on Republican party campaign officials during the 1960 presidential campaign on behalf of the Democratic party. The subject files consist of witness summaries, statements, exhibits, and correspondence. Materials pertain to illegal campaign contributions by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Braniff Airways, ITT anti-trust and milk pricing cases, and the Responsiveness Program, an attempt to make government departments more "responsive" to the political needs of Nixon's re-election campaign.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_IV  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series II: Press Office  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series II: Press Office files include constituent correspondence, grant information, speeches, working files, legislative files, radio and television scripts, news releases, newsletters mailed to Georgia constituents, columns written by Talmadge, and clippings. The majority of the materials date from the late 1960s to the late 1970s. Topics include the Vietnam Conflict, the Watergate investigation, ratification of the Panama Canal Treaty, civil rights, rural development, Lockheed C-5A, development of Lake Lanier Islands, forced school busing, the textile trade, the poultry industry, and works incentive program.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_II  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series VIII: Legislation  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1980  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series VIII: Legislation subject matter pertain to legislation being considered by Congress. The researcher will find overlap between the Legislative and Press Office series in related subject matter. For more detailed information on the Watergate affair, the researcher should review Series II (Press Office) and Series IV (Watergate).
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_VIII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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