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Russell Foundation Oral History Project

Russell Foundation Oral History Project

Descriptive Summary

Title: Russell Foundation Oral History Project
Creator: Ellett, Ashton
Inclusive Dates: 2022 -
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 interview(s)
Collection Number: RBRL531RFOH
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The Richard B. Russell Foundation Oral History project documents the origins, evolution, philanthropic activities, and legacy of that foundation as well as its role in the creation of the University of Georgia's Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies and the construction of the Richard B. Russell Building, Special Collections Libraries. Interview participants include former Russell Foundation chairpersons, long-serving Foundation trustees, and current and former University of Georgia Libraries administrators. The collection documents the narrators' personal and professional ties to the Russell Foundation, experiences working with the organization since its inception in 1970, assessment of the Foundation's past and present philanthropic work, and suggestions for future endeavors.

Administrative Information

Preferred citation

Russell Foundation Oral History Project, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Copyright information

Resources may be used under the guidelines described by the U.S. Copyright Office in Section 107, Title 17, United States Code (Fair use). Parties interested in production or commercial use of the resources should contact the Russell Library for a fee schedule.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2022.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Academic libraries -- Administration
Adams, Michael F., 1948
Campbell, Charles E., 1942-
Carr, Christopher M., 1972
College teachers -- Georgia.
Davison, Fred C. (Fred Corbet), 1929-2004
Dorsey, Jasper N.
Fite, Gilbert Courtland, 1918-
Georgia -- General Assembly.
Graham, P. Toby, 1969
Kellam, William Porter, 1905-1993
Knapp, Charles
Landrum, Philip M.
Librarians -- Georgia.
Morehead, Jere W.
Nesmith, W.H. (Dink)
Peterson, Hugh Jr.
Peterson, III. Hugh, 1970
Potter, William Gray
Richard B. Russell Foundation
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
Richard B. Russell Memorial Library.
Richard Russell: Georgia giant (Television program)
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
Stanford, Henry King, 1916-2009
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002
Underwood, Norman L., 1941
University System of Georgia. Board of Regents
University of Georgia. Department of History
University of Georgia. Libraries
University of Georgia. Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Building
University of Georgia. School of Law
Vogt, Sheryl

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


RFOH-001 William Gray Potter

1 interview(s) 126 minutes
Scottsdale, Arizona
RFOH-001 William Gray Potter video interview on Kaltura Access Online

RFOH-002 Charles Campbell

1 interview(s) 78 minutes
Atlanta, Georgia
RGOH-002 Charles Campbell video interview on Kaltura Access Online

RFOH-003 Norman Underwood

1 interview(s) 91 minutes
Athens, Georgia
RFOH-003 Norman Underwood video interview on Kaltura Access Online