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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:   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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3 Title:   William Tapley Bennett, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bennett, W. Tapley, 1917-1994.  
  Dates:   1960s-1980s  
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William Tapley Bennett, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Audiovisual, includes moving images of Haiti and the Dominican Republic from the 1960s, as well as other audiovisual resources documenting Bennett's career.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/011/WTB_VII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Henry Tift Myers, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Myers, Henry Tift, Sr., 1907-1968.  
  Dates:   1931-1968  
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Lieutenant Colonel Henry Tift Myers, Sr., a native of Tifton, Georgia, was the first Presidential pilot, and transported Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman around the world in specially-designed airplanes that were the predecessors of the modern Air Force One. Myers also piloted several members of Congress, high ranking military officers, visiting royalty, and other VIPs and guests of the United States government. Among his notable passengers were Madame Chiang, wife of Chiang Kai-shek, Mexican President Miguel Alemán, the King and Queen of Greece, and Winston Churchill. He captained the 1943 global war front flight that carried Senator Richard B. Russell and the Special Senate Subcommittee to inspect military installations. Myers was also the holder of a number of air speed and flight distance records. The Henry Tift Myers, Sr. Papers document both his personal and professional life from 1931 to 1968 (bulk 1943-1947), with an emphasis on his service as the first Presidential pilot during World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, flight logs, printed material, ephemera, clippings, notes, photographs, drawings, and maps.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/230/HTM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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