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1 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series XI: Rivers, Harbors, and Watersheds  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1963-1970  
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John W. Davis Papers, Series XI: Rivers, Harbors, and Watersheds files contain correspondence, clippings, news releases, and Department of Agriculture reports on the federal watershed projects in the Seventh District. The file was maintained separately in Davis' office and therefore was kept as a distinct series, although the file is small and somewhat similar to folders found in Series VI. General File. The series is arranged alphabetically by name of project, then chronologically within each category.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_XI  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XII: Watersheds  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Robert Grier, Jr., 1913-2003  
  Dates:   1962-1977  
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Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XII: Watersheds contains correspondence, reports, news releases, magazine and newspaper articles, pamphlets, and other printed material dealing with various watershed projects in Georgia. It is arranged alphabetically by project name with a separate folder of general material. For related topics see Public Works and General.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/177/RGS_XII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   James L. (Jimmy) Paulk Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Paulk, James L. (Jimmy), 1949-  
  Dates:   1977-1980  
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The collection consists of Democrat James L. Paulk's state senatorial papers during his term representing the 13th District from 1977 to 1979 and a small selection of files of Senator J. Ebb Duncan (30th District). Paulk's papers include incoming and outgoing correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, bills, speeches, constituent questionnaires. Printed and photographic materials document state fiscal concerns, environmental issues, and the state of county correctional institutions. Of particular interest are the constituent surveys and responses from 1978 and 1979 as they reflect the opinions of Paulk's constituency on issues of the day such as the Equal Rights Amendment, tax issues, capital punishment, and teacher's compensation. Duncan's files, dating from 1977 to 1979, are legislative in nature and touch primarily on his efforts to secure transportation for the elderly and mentally challenged through S.B. 553.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/117/JP  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series II: Flood Control  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1958-1978  
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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series II: Flood Control is divided into four subseries corresponding to the four major water projects, Flint River, Russell Dam, West Point Dam, and General. This series includes project files, clippings, maps, and reports documenting Satilla River, Ocmulgee River, Coosa-Alabama River, Chattahoochee River, Cedar Creek River, Alcovy River, Spewrell Bluff, and others.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF_II  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Max Cleland Papers, Series V. Atlanta District Office  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cleland, Max, 1942-  
  Dates:   1991-2004  
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Cleland represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate (1997-2002), with previous service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Series V. Atlanta District Office includes correspondence with constituents, reports on the activities of district representatives, files on event planning and Cleland's travel schedule, office policies, project and research files, and the files of state director Bill Chapman.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/157/MC_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series III: Personal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1961-1974  
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The John Davis Papers, Series III: Personal contains correspondence, invitations, thank you letters and other personal material.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_III  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series XVIII. Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1950s-1970s  
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John W. Davis Papers, Series XVIII. Audiovisual Materials includes one 16mm film, one phonodisc, 91 audiocassettes, 335 quarter-inch open reel audio tapes, and five two-inch video tapes, documenting campaign ads, speeches, press appearances, and policy-related media.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_XVIII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series I: Speech/Press Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1955-1974  
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The John Davis Papers, Series I. Speech/Press Files consists of clippings; grant files; insertions in the Congressional Record; newsletters; radio scripts and tapes; press releases; and speeches, addresses and statements by Davis on various topics. Some of the topics include: techonology, fire research and safety, Interstate 75, Daylight Savings Time, Coosa-Alabama River System, Watergate and Nixon, National Science Foundation, Lockheed, and Vietnam.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series VI: General File  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1941, 1958-1974  
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John W. Davis Papers, Series VI: General File contains a variety of material and correspondence, reports, press releases, and grants especially in the early years. The General File, as well as, Legislative, reflect the increasing sophistication of Davis' filing system. In the years 1961 to 1968 (87th - 89th Congresses) General Correspondence-Subject Files includes legislative correspondence. The 1969 and 1970 material is filed together, as was 1971 and 1972. However, 1973 and 1974 were both filed separately (with the exception of the federal agencies and county files which were maintained together). Topics include roads and interstates (I-75), water resource management (Carters Dam and Coosa River), Lockheed Corporation, rural electrification, busing for integration and civil rights, county grants, housing, Medicare, and science and technology.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_VI  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 Title:   Georgia Environmental Oral History Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
  Dates:   2013-2015  
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The Georgia Environmental Oral History Project was started in 2013 via a partnership between the Russell Library and Betsy Bean. The project documents the forces that have shaped and are currently shaping the Georgia landscape, including such topics as environmental activism (with a focus on grassroots activism), legislation related to environmental issues, the environmental history of the Georgia coast, the interplay between conservation, industry, and tourism, the politics of "sustainability," and the relationship between environmental issues and public safety. Early interviews focus on Brunswick and Glynn County including numerous Superfund sites, the development issues surrounding St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island, and the challenges of protecting coastal marshlands.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/345/GEOH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   Robert L. Williford Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake Project Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Williford, Robert L.  
  Dates:   1951, 1962-1991, 1993  
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The collection consists of papers accumulated by Elberton Star publisher Robert L. Williford from 1951 to 1993. These files relate to his involvement in the development of the Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake located in Elbert County, Georgia. The records include clippings, photographs, and audiovisual materials documenting the dam's history as well as reports and correspondence of both the steering committee and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Correspondees of significance include Richard B. Russell, Herman Eugene Talmadge, President Jimmy Carter, William J. Dorn, Philip Landrum, and Douglas Barnard.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/178/RLW  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   Robert L. Williford Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake Project Files, Series VIII. Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Williford, Robert L.  
  Dates:   1978-1985  
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Robert L. Williford Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake Project Files, Series VIII. Audiovisual Materials includes five audiocassettes and one VHS videocassette documenting the construction of the dam, and one betacam videocassette preservation copy of the VHS video.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/178/RLW_VIII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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13 Title:   Ben Blackburn Congressional Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Blackburn, Benjamin Bentley, 1927-  
  Dates:   1968-1974  
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The collection consists of papers of Benjamin B. Blackburn from 1969 to 1974. The papers include correspondence, both incoming constituent letters and copies (green forms) of Blackburn's outgoing correspondence; clippings; speeches; reports; press releases; printed materials; photographs; and maps. The materials document Blackburn's activities in the United States House of Representatives including his tenure on the Banking and Currency Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, and the Housing and Domestic Finance Committee. The correspondence mainly pertains to concerns of Blackburn's constituents and contains information on the 1974 Watergate investigation and Richard M. Nixon, the Vietnamese conflict and prisoners of war, the United Nations, foreign policy and trade, health care, taxation, and environmental issues.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/010/BB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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14 Title:   John W. Davis: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1936-1975  
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John W. Davis was a lawyer and judge who served in the U.S. House from 1961 to 1974, including service on the House Administration Committee, House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Science and Astronautics Committee. Davis's papers document his political career and includes correspondence, legislative files, speech and press files, and campaign materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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15 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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