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: 1 interview(s)
Collection Number: RBRL/531/RFOH
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.

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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

Special Collections Libraries
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1641