Sam Zamarripa Papers

Sam Zamarripa Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sam Zamarripa Papers
Creator: Zamarripa, Samuel
Inclusive Dates: 1993-2017
Language(s): English. Spanish. Russian. Chinese
Extent: 4 Linear Feet
Collection Number: RBRL478
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Author and entrepreneur Samuel Zamarripa is the first Hispanic American to serve in the Georgia State Senate. From 2003-2007, Zamarripa represented the 36th district, which includes parts of eastern Fulton County. He is currently CEO of Intent Solutions and chairman of Mundo Hispanico. In addition to his public service and business ventures, Zamarripa has written two novels published by Floricanto Press: The Spectacle of Let - The Oliet and Obit (2017) and The Spectacle of Let - the Soul of a Miracle (2018).

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Author and entrepreneur Samuel Zamarripa is the first Hispanic American to serve in the Georgia State Senate. From 2003-2007, Zamarripa represented the 36th district, which includes parts of eastern Fulton County. During his tenure he served on the Insurance and Labor Committee, the Science and Technology Committee, and the Transportation Committee, as well as serving as secretary of the State Economic Development Committee.

Currently, Zamarripa serves as the CEO and Director of Intent Solutions in Atlanta and chairman of the Mundo Hispanico media group. In addition to his public service and business ventures, Zamarripa has written two novels published by Floricanto Press: The Spectacle of Let - The Oliet and Obit (2017) and The Spectacle of Let - the Soul of a Miracle (2018).

Scope and Content

This collection is comprised mostly of political files and campaign materials along with print media coverage of Zamarripa's activities as GA State Senator. Zamarripa was particularly active in encourage business investment and development in Atlanta and Georgia. Media coverage is particularly heavy in business journals such as Georgia Trend and Atlanta Spanish-language dailies like Mundo Hispanico. The collection also includes manuscript and pre-publication versions of his two novels.

Organization and Arrangement

The files in boxes 1 and 2 are arranged alphabetically. The materials in boxes 3-5 reflect their contextual arrangement at the time of donation to the Russell Library.

Administrative Information

Access Restriction

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Samuel Zamarripa Papers. Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Copyright Information

These items are protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use these items in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Finding Aid Publication

Finding Aid prepared by Hannah York and Robert Lay, 2021-06-04.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

0101"A Journey Uniquely Her Own," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 8, 2006
0102Atlanta, April 2018
0103Atlanta Business Chronicle, April 29,2005-April 27,2006
0104The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 2, 2006
0105Atlanta Now, November-December 2001
0106[Blank State Senate Letterhead], Undated
0107Boletin Migratorio, September-October 2005
0108["Border Security The First Step," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Note], April 11, 2006
0109[Brad Carson Campaign Mailer], Undated
0110"Bush Panel Hears from Area Latinos," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 26,2002
0111Bylaws of The Essential Economy Council Inc., October 7, 2011
0112[Campaign Flyer], Undated
0113[Campaign Flyer], 2002
0114[Campaign Flyer], Undated
0115[Campaign Flyer], Undated
0116[Campaign Mailer], Undated
0117[Campaign Mailer], Undated
0118[Campaign Mailer], Undated
0119[Campaign Mailer], Undated
0120[Campaign Mailer], Undated
0121[Campaign Newsletter], Undated
0122[Campaign Newsletter], Undated
0123[Campaign Newspaper], Undated
0124[Campaign Newspaper], Undated
0125[Campaign Party Invitation], 2004
0126"Carolyn Young Mentor Walk," Neighbor Newspaper, December 4, 2013
0127[Ceasar Mitchell Campaign Flyer], 2001
0128Celebrating Diversity, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 4, 2006
0129Comercio Magazine, July 2004
0130Compañeros Awards Luncheon , May 18, 2006
0131"Coretta Scott King," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 7, 2006
0132"Document Fraud Could Undercut Immigration Legislation," Cordele Dispatch, March 5, 2006
0133[Envelope from the Standing Committee of the People's Congress of Guangdong], Undated
0134"The Essential Economy," Georgia Trend, February 2013
0135The Essential Economy Report of Findings, February 2013
0136[Father's Day Card], Undated
0137Father of the Year Awards Dinner, June 12, 2008
0138Findings Summary of an Economic Valuation of the Essential Economy in Georgia, February 2013
0139Georgia China: Future, Senate Resolution 225, December 2003
0140[Georgia Ethics Commission Complaint Files], 2002-2006
0141[Georgia Hispanic Network Art Exhibit and Celebration Poster], September 2002
0142"Georgia On My Mind," Hispanic, September 2002
0143Georgia Trend, September 2004-February 2013
0144Georgia Trend Legislative Guide, 2006
0145[Hispanic Article Excerpt], 2002
0146Hispanic Business , May 1996-April 2005
0147[Invitation to State Senate Campaign Party], June 24, 2004
0148Joe Nation For Assembly Brochure, Undated
0149La Vision de Georgia, October 4, 2001-May 28,2002
0150"Latino State Senator to Bow Out of Politics," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 6, 2006
0151[The Legacy Awards Pamphlet and Photographs], September 8, 2007
0152Legislative Clippings, February-March 2006
0153Let Book One, 2016
0154[Let Book Two Annotated], 2016
0155[Letter from Bryan Conley, The Carter Center Board of Councilors], March 25, 2011
0156[Letter from Dene Sheheane, Georgia State University], September 19, 2006
0157MALDEF [Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund] Annual Atlanta Awards Dinner, April 19, 2007
0158[Memo on Bipartisan Approach to Policy Advocacy], October 2, 2019
0159[Memo from Wolf Wolfensberger, Syracuse University], October 3, 2005
0160[Minnesota Teen Corps Pamphlet], 1971
0161"Most Influential Atlantans," Atlanta Business Chronicle, and Georgia Trend Magazine, June 27, 2003- April 2005
0162[Movable Type Message Regarding Zamarripa's Re-election], April 6, 2006
0163New America Alliance Wall Street Summit , October 26-28, 2005
0164[Newsletter], Undated
0165[Newsletter], Undated
0166Newspaper Clippings, Senate Press Office , 2006
0167Newspaper Clippings, Senate Information Office, December 2005- October 2006
0168[The New Spirit of Helping Pamphlet], Undated
0169[Note from Frank Ros], April 4, 2005
0170[Notes from Eva and Jane Zamarripa], Undated
0171Nuevo Impacto, September-October 2004
0172[Official Statement not to Run for Re-election], December 8, 2006
0173Organizational Minutes of the Incorporation of the Essential Economy Council, October 2, 2011
021"Pair Guided Community in Boom Times," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 24, 2002
022[Photographs], 2002-2006
023[Photographs], March 2003-May 2006
024[Photographs], Undated
025[Photograph], Undated
026[Photograph and Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators Certificate], 2002-2005
027[Photographs and Thank You Note from Savannah College of Art and Design], June 16, 2005
028[Publicity], 1995-2006
029[Recommendation for President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation] , January 28,2008
0210[The Spectacle of Let Annotated], Undated
0211The Spectacle of Let, 2016
0212[The Spectacle of Let Poster], Undated
0213[Speeches and Newsletters], April 1993-May 2003
0214Stronger Together Newsletter, September 2002
0215[Teach for America Certificate] , Undated
0216"Teen Corps Builds a Day Camp for St. Peter State Hospital," Mankato Free Press, August 2, 1972
0217[Zamarripa: The Better of Two Excellent Candidates," Creative Loafing], September 4, 2002
03[Framed Photographs] (Framed Photograph of Sam Zamarripa and Unidentified Person, Framed State Senators of Georgia 2003-2004 Term, Framed State Senators of Georgia 2005-2006 Term, Framed Georgia Trend Magazine Cover)
04Newspapers, 1999-2006
05[Memorabilia] (Name Tag, Campaign Tote Bag, State of Georgia Flag, Campaign Tee-Shirt)
061The Spectacle of Let [Draft], c. 2017
062Your Guide to a Living Christmas Tree, 1993
07[Business Cards and Name Tag] (Desk Name Plate, Name tag, Event seating chart assignment, Georgia State Senate Business Card, Business Card for The Spectacle of Let, Obama Campaign Pins, Maynard H. Jackson Tribute Ticket)
01Election Commission, January 13, 2003
02Election Commission, January 10, 2005

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