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1 Title:   Clara Smith Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Clara E., 1897-1989.  
  Dates:   1926-1977  
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Excluding a brief autobiographical sketch of Smith, the focus of the collection is U. S. Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. News clippings and mementos such as the announcement and platform for Governor of Georgia in 1930 and ballots for that election document the early years of Russell's career. News clippings begin in 1930 and extend to 1970. There are also programs of events memorializing the Senator after his death, as well as a few items concerning the Richard B. Russell Memorial Library. A copy of Senator Russell's will is included. Smith's record of mailed contributions to Russell's campaign fund is also part of the collection. The collection also contains photographs of various United States government officials (Robert McNamara, Herman Talmadge, Frank Carlson, Robert G. Stephens, Jr.), including former presidents (Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson). Other miscellaneous photographs include images of the Biltmore House in Ashville, North Carolina and a group of high school students from Athens, Georgia visiting Washington, D.C.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/049/CS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series IX: Personal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1950-1980  
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The Personal series contains correspondence and material of a personal nature including invitations, greetings, thank yous, condolences and items related to the Richard B. Russell Foundation, which Senator Talmadge served as chairman from 1971 until 1974. Arrangement is chronological by topic. Especially noteworthy are the subseries Sympathy and Ham Business. Sympathy includes letters of condolence to him and his family relating to the death of his youngest son, Robert, in 1975. The Ham Business subseries contains printed materials and correspondence concerning Talmadge Hams. Betty Talmadge managed the business while the senator worked in Washington. The invitation subseries includes invitations accepted, fulfilled, or regretted.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_IX  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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