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T. Rogers Wade Collection of Herman E. Talmadge Materials

T. Rogers Wade Collection of Herman E. Talmadge Materials

Descriptive Summary

Title: T. Rogers Wade Collection of Herman E. Talmadge Materials
Creator: Wade, T. Rogers.
Inclusive Dates: 1978-1980
Language(s): English
Extent: 7 box(es) (6 linear feet), 3 scrapbooks
Collection Number: RBRL194TRW
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Materials in the T. Rogers Wade Collection of Herman E. Talmadge Materials relate to Herman Talmadge's senatorial reelection campaign in 1980.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

T. Rogers Wade was chairman of Herman E. Talmadge's 1980 re-election campaign, as well as a former administrative assistant and chief political fundraiser for the senator in Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, printed materials, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials. Materials largely relate to Talmadge's 1980 re-election campaign.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection has been divided into four series: I. Campaign files, II. Printed materials, III. Scrapbooks, and IV. Audiovisual Materials (see separate finding aid).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

T. Rogers Wade Collection of Herman E. Talmadge Materials, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, The University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia.

Processing Notes

Audiovisual materials were removed for preservation.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

Before material from collections at the Richard B. Russell Library may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in the Russell Library collection should consult the Director. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2008.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Political campaigns -- 1970-1980.
Political campaigns -- Georgia.
Political campaigns.
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002

Related Collections in this Repository

Herman E. Talmadge Collection

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


I. Campaign files

2 box(es)
(1 linear foot)
This series includes correspondence, reports and newspaper clippings. There are also clippings on Senator Talmadge from 1954 and 1973, as well as a play written on his father's life. The play was titled, "In the Land of Beginning Again."
1 1-2Talmadge Campaign Committee Information
1 3-6Mail File Master File
19"Talmadge for Georgia" poster/brochure
21Volunteer Coordinators
22Federal Elections Commission Supplement
23Senatorial Districts of Georgia
24Masterfile Minority Commission
25An analysis of political attitudes in the State of Georgia , 1980
26Zell Miller for U. S. Senate
27Friends of Mattingly
28The Hydro-Carbon Combine in America
29Talmadge Intern Party, 1979
210Checklist for social arrangements
211Tickets - Talmadge birthday
212Atlanta State Farmers Market
213Regret Letters
214Business Cards/letterhead
215Atlanta Constitution, December 19, 1954
216"Talmadge and Watergate" Atlanta Constitution, September 9, 1973
217Talmadge clippings from Kathy Clahoun Wood
218"In the Land of Beginning Again" Life of Eugene Talmadge
219Correspondence with Michael D. Kelley, IRS, related to the Herman E. Talmadge Campaign Fund, 1975-1977, 1979
MapcasePoster, Certificate of Appreciation to Sen. Herman Talmadge from the hard working young citizens of Brunswick and the Golden Island [original artwork] [oversize] [missing] (1 (19.25x29") color)

II. Printed Materials

1 box(es)
(.5 linear feet)
These were materials used in preparing news releases or speeches. This also includes information on financing political campaigns.
3 1-3Congressional Pictorial Directory, 1967, 1973, 1977
34"Review of Laws Related to Contributions Made By or Solicited From Senate Officers", April 1, 1977
35The War Powers Resolution by Pat M. Holt, undated
36The Energy Crisis: The Moral Equivalent of Bamboozle by J. Clayburn, undated
37"Our American Government", January 1, 1971
38S. 3029 Social Security Act - Mental Health Services, August 6, 1980
39"U. S. Senate Travel Regulations", March 15, 1978
310National Fuel Alcohol and Farm Commodity Production Act of 1979, July 17-19, 1979
311USDA Gasohol Research Activities of Pilot Projects, July 23, 1979
312Agriculture, Forestry, and Rural Energy Act, 1979
313Guide to Federal Programs for Rural Development, undated
314Public Financing of Congressional Campaigns, undated
315Congressional Directory Supplement, 1978
316Georgia Guide for Elected Officials, 1975
317Grantsmanship by Riva Leg, undated
318U. S. Government Policy and Supporting Positions, November 8, 1976

III. Scrapbooks

4 volume(s)
News articles on Senator Talmadge were compiled and put in these scrapbooks by Marcia Wade. These articles related to Talmadge's overall career as U. S. Senator: his service on the Watergate Commission, the Agriculture Committee, the ethics controversy, his alcoholism treatment, the 1980 election and post election. Ms. Wade titled these 1978-80 scrapbooks, "Story As I Read It." Arrangement is chronological.
4Clippings on Herman Talmadge, 1974
5Book I. (ethics controversy, alcoholism treatment), July 1978-October 1981
6Book II. (ethics controversy and election), 1979
7Book III. (primary and general election, post election), 1980