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James (Jim) Miller papers

James (Jim) Miller papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: James (Jim) Miller papers
Inclusive Dates: 1970-2008
Language: English
Extent: 49 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4347
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James B. Miller is a businessman who has been the head of 10 different companies, as well as Chairman for Berlin American Cos., Chairman of Prescott Automotive Group, Executive Chairman at Ameris Bancorp, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of LionMark Insurance Co. and Executive Chairman for Ameris Bank (both are subsidiaries of Ameris Bancorp) and Chairman at Trinity Apex Solutions, Inc. Mr. Miller serves on the board of several organizions including American Software, Inc., The Atlanta Opera, Inc., Buckhead Coalition, Inc. and The Florida State University College of Business and Member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Inc.

In the past Mr. Miller held the position of Chairman of Fidelity National Capital, Inc., Chairman for Fidelity Bank (Atlanta, Georgia), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Southern Corp. and President for Decatur Rotary Club.

James B. Miller received an undergraduate degree from Florida State University and a graduate degree from Vanderbilt Law School.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence and administrative papers of a large range of civic and cultural organizations with which Mr. Miller was involved. Organizations include Vanderbilt University School of Law, DeKalb Rotary Club, Junior League of Atlanta, Georgians for Better Transportation, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta Olympic Committiee, Atlanta Opera, Michael C. Carlos Museum.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James (Jim) Miller papers, ms4347, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Michael C. Carlos Museum
Banks and banking -- Georgia.
Businessmen.
Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
Junior League of Atlanta
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)
Opera -- Georgia -- Atlanta.
Philanthropist
Rotary Club (Atlanta, Ga.)

Related Collections in this Repository

The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Personal

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11-11Correspondence, 1982-1991
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21-6Correspondence, 1992-1993
27-8Organizational memberships
29Politics
210Bush for President
211Phil Gramm
212Liane Levetan, 2004 June 15-22
213Majette for Congress
214Majette luncheon - Petit Auberge, 2004 May 25
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31Vanderbilt University law class
32Vanderbilt Atlanta-India Charitable Program
33Vanderbilt Alumni board meeting, 1999 October 8
34Vanderbilt - class reunion
35Vanderbilt - Distinguished Alumnus Award - JBM, 2008 April 17-18
36Vanderbilt Law School Annual Report of Donors, 2007
37-8Vanderbilt University School of Law
39Vanderbilt University (Lilly)
310-11Vanderbilt
312-13Vanderbilt - National Council meetings, 2006-2009
 

2. Civic organizations

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41Stephens CEO Forum, 2016 September 19-21
42FIG Partners CEO Forum , 2016 September 19-20
43GBA Annual Meeting, 2017 June 18-21
44-6Georgia State University - College of Public and Urban Affairs, 1993-1998
47Georgia Business Coalition, 1994
48Atlanta School System
49Blue Ribbon Study Committee - State Assembly of Georgia
410Big Heart Award - Alana Shepherd
411-12Mr. DeKalb (Audrey Morgan) - Miller - Chair Sponsorship Committee, 1995
413Mr. DeKalb - American Heart Association, 1997
414Mr. DeKalb - Clyde Shepherd, Jr., 2002
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51-2ORT - American Organization for Rehabilitation Through Training
53JBM - American ORT Community Achievement, 2000 September 12
54Rotary Youth - Atlanta
55Rotary, 1992-1993
56Decatur Rotary Club - Report to District Governor, 1993
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61Rotary
62Decatur Rotary
63Rotary - On To Jekyll Committee
64Rotary - Membership Development Committee
65Rotary - Georgia Rotary Student Endowment
66Rotary - House Committee
67Rotary - International Youth Committee
68Rotary - Past Presidents Day Committee
69Rotary - Photography Committee
610New Members - Rotary
611Rotary - Fellowship Activities Committee
612Rotary Foundation Committee
613Rotary - Attendance Committee
614Rotary - Classification Committee
615Rotary - Constitution and Bylaws Committee
616Rotary - Community and Human Development Committee (also includes environmental protection)
617Rotary - weekly meetings/agendas
618Rotary board meetings, 1993-1994
619Rotary - Newsletters, district governor
620DeKalb Rotary Council
621Rotary - Charlie Eberhart - Presidential Award
622Rotary - Program Committee
623Rotary - Bulletin Committee
624Rotary - District Governor host
625Rotary - Roster Committee
626Rotary - Public Relations Committee
627Rotary Information Committee
628Rotary - Scholarship and Assistance Committee
629Rotary - Scrapbook and Spotlight Committee
630Rotary - Sergeant at Arms Committee
631Rotary - Vocational Awareness Committee (includes vocation at work)
632Rotary - World Community Service Committee
633Rotarian of the Year
634Rotary - District Assembly - Columbus, 1994 March 26
635Rotary - Teacher of the Year
636Rotary - Club Assembly, 1994 February 18
637Rotary - general correspondence
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71-4Junior League of Atlanta
75Junior League of Atlanta meeting folders
76Fidelity Awards, Junior League, 2007 March 14
77Junior League of Atlanta Fidelity Bank Awards, 2010
78Junior League of DeKalb County
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81-10Frazer Center
811Reach Gardens
812Cerebal Palsey Center of Atlanta, 1981
813Georgians for Better Transportation
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91-5Georgians for Better Transportation - binders, 1986-1988
96Georgians for Better Transportation - legal, financial, 1981-1983
97Georgians for Better Transportation - tax info, 1988
98Georgians for Better Transportation - board correspondence, 1988-1990
99Georgians for Better Transportation , 1991-1993
910Georgians for Better Transportation - financial info, Savannah meeting
911-12Georgians for Better Transportation
913-14Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Regional Development Council General Aviation Task Force
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101DeKalb Chamber of Commerce - DeKalb Delivers, 1989
102DeKalb Chamber of Commerce - DeKalb Chamber drive, 1991
103DeKalb Chamber of Commerce - speeches, 1991
104DeKalb Chamber of Commerce - Metro business forum
105DeKalb Chamber of Commerce - retreat and other pre '91 projects
106DeKalb Chamber of Commerce - 5 Year Strategic Plan, 1990
107-9DeKalb Chamber of Commerce
1010DeKalb Chamber of Commerce - binder, 1990-1991
1011DeKalb Convention and Visitors Bureau
1012-14Jim Miller [DeKalb County materials]
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111-3DeKalb Delivers
114-5Membership lists
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121Membership lists
 

3. Cultural organizations

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122Atlanta Medical Heritage
123Atlanta Medical Heritage - minutes
124Atlanta History Center
125Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1993
126-8Goodwood Museum and Gardens
129Goodwood - insurance
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131-2Olympic Committee, 1990-1992
133-4Olympic Steering Committee
135DeKalb Olympic Task Force
136DeKalb Olympics
137ACOG - Olympics
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141Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, 1992
142-3ACOG Board of Directors - binder, 1991
144Atlanta Opera - events, 2016
145Atlanta Opera - dinner purchased by JBM (Romeo and Juliet)
146Atlanta Opera - Israel, Budapest, Prague
147-9Atlanta Opera
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151-9[Michael C.] Carlos Museum
1510Carlos Museum - Jim Miller
1511Carlos Task Force, 2005
1512Carlos Museum - agenda
1513Carlos Museum - The Baker Award, 2007
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161Carlos Museum - strategic plan, 1994
162Carlos Museum - board reports - fundraising
163Michael C. Carlos Museum - JBM - Chairman of the Board, 1996-1997
164Carlos Museum - financial, 1996
165Michael C. Carlos, 1997
166Carlos Museum - committees/roster
167Carlos Museum - foundation and corporate prospects
168Carlos Museum - board meeting, 1996 November 18
169Carlos Museum - board meeting binder, 2000
1610-15Carlos Museum - board meeting folders
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171-3Carlos Museum - board meeting folders
174-5Carlos Museum - director search committee
176Carlos Museum - strategic plan, 1994
177-8Michael C. Carlos Museum