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Dwight L. Freshley Research Files

Dwight L. Freshley Research Files

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dwight L. Freshley Research Files
Creator: Freshley, Dwight L., Jr., 1924-
Inclusive Dates: 1929-1986
Bulk Dates: 1979-1986
Language: English
Extent: 1 box(es) (1 linear foot and 1 audiocassette)
Collection Number: RBRL/359
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Dwight L. Freshley is Emeritus Professor of Speech Communication at the University of Georgia and the author or editor of numerous books and publications, including Voice of Georgia: Speeches of Richard B. Russell, 1928-1969. His collection includes correspondence, notes, annotated copies of select speeches by Richard B. Russell, and an audiocassette interview.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Dwight L. Freshley is Emeritus Professor of Speech Communication at the University of Georgia. His research has included studies of organizational communication and Southern oratory. Dr. Freshley was the first head of UGA's Department of Speech Communication and served in that capacity from 1969 to 1984. He was also the first person to serve in all three of the Southern States Communication Association's major offices: editor of the journal, executive secretary, and president. He is the author or editor of numerous books and publications on speech communication and related subjects, including his 1997 book, Voice of Georgia: Speeches of Richard B. Russell, 1928-1969, co-edited with Calvin McLeod Logue.

Scope and Content

The Dwight L. Freshley Research Files contain correspondence, notes, annotated copies of select speeches by Richard B. Russell, and an audiocassette interview related to his 1997 book, Voice of Georgia: Speeches of Richard B. Russell, 1928-1969, co-edited with Calvin McLeod Logue.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the original order in which it was received.


Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation

Dwight L. Freshley Research Files, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

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 permissions. 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.

Conditions Governing Use

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding Aid prepared by Mat Darby, 2016.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
Speeches, addresses, etc.

Related Collections in this Repository

Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11[Correspondence and Speeches], 1986
 
12Intro's Completed R. B. Russell Speeches, 1964-1968
 
13R. B. Russell Photos & Notes, undated
 
14RBR [Richard B. Russell] Essay Not Afraid to Stand Alone, 1985 April 3
 
15Russell Miami Beach Southern Dinner March 7, 1954, 1979
 
16Speeches Needing Intros, 1985
 
17Industry-Agriculture R. B. Russell Speeches, 1985
 
18Consultant's Reports, 1985
 
19R. B. Russell Speeches, 1952-1958
 
110Forrestal Speech, 1979
 
111RBR [Richard B. Russell], 1929-1952
 
112[Speeches], 1964, 1984
 
113RBR [Richard B. Russell] Intro/Essay Drafts, 1931-1969
 
114Bates on Russell, 1979-1984
 
115Mercer University Press, 1983-1984
 
116[Speeches], 1963
 
117Russell General Assembly, Georgia, 1964 February 13
 
118RBR [Richard B. Russell] Jefferson-Jackson Day, 1953 December 2
 
119[Speeches], 1929
 
120RBR [Richard B. Russell] Correspondence-Phone Calls, 1985
 
121-22[Speeches], 1939-1984
 
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UC RBRL/359/CS0001Interview with Erle Cocke, Jr. on Senator Richard B. Russell by Dr. Dwight Freshley, 1985 January 26 ( 1 sound_recording(s) )