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1 Title:   Reid Harris Papers related to the Coastal Marshlands Protection Act  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harris, Reid Walker, 1930-  
  Dates:   1967-1972, 2008-2009  
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This collection documents Georgia Representative Reid Harris' involvement in the creation of the Coastal Marshland Protection Act of 1970. Harris served as head of the environmental section of Governor Jimmy Carter's Goals for Georgia program and later as chairman of the governor's State Environmental Council. The files include scrapbooks, publications, press releases, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and draft legislation.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/264/RH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Frederick C. Marland Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Marland, Frederick C. , 1933-  
  Dates:   1930s-2000s  
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Frederick C. Marland is a retired professor from the University of Georgia Marine Science Institute located in Sapelo Island, Georgia. He worked closely with Reid Harris and other Georgia legislators to write the technical portions of the Coastal Marshlands Protection Act of 1970, and later the Shore Act of 1979. These papers consist of his collected ecological research, material on marine development, promotional information about coastal areas, and a large collection of annotated maps.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/430  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Charles H. Wharton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wharton, Charles H.  
  Dates:   1935-1982  
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The Charles H. Wharton collection is comprised primarily of Dr. Wharton's investigations of bottomland forests and wetlands and the effects of stream channelization. He studied many river systems in the Southeastern United States including the Alcovy, a tributary of the Ocmulgee, the Altamaha, the Chattahoochee, the Flint, the Nantahala, the Savannah, and the Tallulah. Swamps which benefitted from his research and advocacy include the Atchafalaya in Louisiana and the Congaree in South Carolina. He is best known for his pioneering work The Natural Environments of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   UA97-053  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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4 Title:   Georgia Water Bill of Rights collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McCollum, Jerry L.  
  Dates:   2000  
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The collection consists of a typewritten speech by Jerry McCollum, asking support for the Georgia Water Bill of Rights. Also included is a draft of the Georgia Water Bill of Rights, a Georgia Water Bill of Rights sign-on form, signed by U.S. Congressman Bob Barr, and two flyers for the Water Rally for Georgia's Water Bill of Rights, held at Atlanta Memorial Park, Atlanta, Georgia, September 30, 2000.
 
  Identifier:   ms3109  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Georgia Conservancy collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Conservancy  
  Dates:   1996-2002  
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The collection consists of publications of the Georgia Conservancy from 1996-2002. Titles of pamphlets and newsletters include: Georgia's Wetlands;Making Waves; Water Where We Live, Work and Play; Georgia News, annual report; Georgia Conservancy, 1996 annual report; Smart Growth Conference, September 11-12, 1998, Atlanta, GA; Panorama; and Rights in Groundwater at Common Law, Blueprints For Successful Communities.
 
  Identifier:   ms3110  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Elizabeth Reid Blood papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Blood, Elizabeth R.  
  Dates:   2002  
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The collection consists of a letter addressed to Barbara Youngblood of Island Press, Covelo, California, regarding a book tentatively entitled A Web of Connections: Achieving Sustainable Freshwater Systems, along with latest drafts of the book. The collection also includes papers from Water Summit VIII, held at Darton College; and Briefing Book, a final report to the Planning Framework Working Group of the state comprehensive water plan study.
 
  Identifier:   ms3113  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Altamaha Riverkeeper collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Altamaha Riverkeeper (Organization)  
  Dates:   1999-2001  
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The collection consists of Altamaha Riverkeeper newsletters, A Strategic Plan for McIntosh County, and a canvas tote bag with the Altamaha Riverkeeper logo.
 
  Identifier:   ms3107  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Georgia River Network records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia River Network  
  Dates:   1998-2015  
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This collection contains administrative records, printed material, charts and maps, legal materials, and ephemera related to issues involving Georgia rivers, watersheds, reservoirs, and environmental impact and assessments.
 
  Identifier:   ms3992  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Georgia Sierra Club records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sierra Club. Georgia Chapter  
  Dates:   1967-2019  
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This collection documents the Georgia Sierra Club's development and growth throughout the state and includes the activities of several chapter subgroups including the Columbus, Atlanta, Coastal, Ocmulgee and Savannah River Groups. The papers include correspondence, committee meeting minutes and reports, lobbying and legislative files, newsletters, and publicity files.
 
  Identifier:   UA97-072  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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10 Title:   Georgia Water Management Campaign collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1998-2001  
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The collection consists of a notebook of material on erosion and sediment control (includes kit bottles of dirty water), a notebook of material on local government policy advisory committee meeting held in Peachtree City, Georgia in 1998, a videotape - "Water Quality in Georgia," a disc - "Land-Water Link," and several printed items from the Georgia Water Management Campaign.
 
  Identifier:   ms3108  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 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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