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Collection Title:  Annie Beth Abney Collection of Nathaniel E. Harris Research Files 
Creator:  Abney, Annie Beth
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Abstract:  The Annie Beth Abney Collection of Nathaniel E. Harris Research Files consists of photographs and correspondence gathered by Abney while writing a master's thesis at the University of Georgia on Nathaniel Harris who served as Governor of Georgia from 1915 to 1917. Prior to his term as governor he also served in the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate, and as a judge in the Superior Court of the Macon Circuit. Harris was an attorney by profession. The photographs document Harris family gravesites and Governor Harris's affiliation with the Mulberry Street Methodist Church (Macon, GA) where he was an active member for fifty years. Correspondence in the collection includes letters written by Governor Harris; Warren Roberts, a fellow church member; and Governor Harris's son, Walter Harris. The subject matter of the letters centers on Harris's church activities and personal family matters dated 1866 (copy) and 1957.
Collection Title:  Athens League of Women Voters Records 
Creator:  Athens League of Women Voters
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Abstract:  The Athens League of Women Voters (ALWV) Records consist of meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and membership information documenting league activities from 1940 to 2006. Other files in this collection include publications such as annual political directories listing public officials and municipal services in the Athens-Clarke County area. The collection also has materials studied by the league regarding local, state, and national issues, including action studies, political studies, documents related to pending legislation, as well ass voter education information and candidate questionnaires. Also included are files from the League of Women Voters of Georgia, the National League, and other regional leagues.
Collection Title:  Athens League of Women Voters Records, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Athens League of Women Voters
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Abstract:  Athens League of Women Voters Records, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials includes one DVD, one betacam videocassette, three audiocassettes, and six VHS videocassettes.
Collection Title:  Bill Shipp Papers 
Creator:  Shipp, Bill, 1933-
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Abstract:  Bill Shipp, a prize-winning reporter and editor, has covered Southern politics and government for three decades. He is president and CEO of Word Merchants, a publishing company. The collection consists of columns and newsletters that document Shipp’s writing and editing. These articles focus on government and politics on the local, state, and national level.
Collection Title:  Senate Historical Office File on Richard B. Russell 
Creator:  United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office.
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Abstract:  Two files created by the Senate Historical Office related to Senator Richard B. Russell, including biographical information and material documenting his funeral.
Collection Title:  Bob Short Audiovisual Materials Collection 
Creator:  Short, Charles Robert, 1932-
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Abstract:  Bob Short is a journalist and writer who has been closely involved with Georgia politics since the 1950s. The audiovisual materials in his collection include films documenting Marvin Griffin's tenure as governor in the 1950s, Griffin's 1962 gubernatorial campaign against Carl Sanders, recordings documenting the States' Rights Councin in Georgia in the 1950s, and "A Visit with the Governor," a series of weekly addresses by then-Gov. Jimmy Carter that were recorded for broadcast in 1973-75.
Collection Title:  Braswell D. Deen, Jr. Papers 
Creator:  Deen, Braswell D., 1925-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of papers of Braswell D. Deen, Jr., lawyer, Georgia legislator (1951-1960), and Georgia appellate court judge (1965-1990). The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, printed material, and speeches. The materials document Deen's personal interests, his writing career, touch briefly on his tenure on the Georgia Court of Appeals and his actitivites as Carl Sanders' campaign manager (8th district) during the 1962 gubernatorial election, but mainly focus on Deen's interest in scientific creationism. The collection also contains correspondence, manuscripts, and poems of Deen's aunt, Annie Hartman Smith.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group A: State Senate Files 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  Record Group A: State Senate Files were generated while Don Johnson served in the Georgia General Assembly as a Senator from 1987 to 1993. The General Files include materials that assisted Johnson with monitoring legislative issues, researching and writing legislation, developing legislative initiatives, as well as observing local issues. Included are files relating to the Intra County Telephone Toll Bill, Johnson’s work on the Appropriations and Reapportionment Committees, the Export Study Commission, and the Hobbs Act. The Issue files contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, reports, maps and bills. These were issues of particular interest to Johnson which included human resources, taxation and transportation. The Campaign series contains material relating to Johnson’s campaign in 1987 to fill the seat of the late Parks Brown and his subsequent races in 1988, 1990, and 1992.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group B: Congress 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group B: Congress includes constiuent services correspondence documenting a rich mix of issues from the early 1990s including Clinton’s health care plan, proposed tax increases, the implementation of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” relating to the sexual preferences of military personnel, abortion legislation, gun control, and the federal budget. There are clippings and legislative files regarding Johnson and legislation on which he worked. Legislative topics include: banking, energy, the environment, housing, judicial issues, Urban Affairs, and Appropriations. The campaign series contains items pertaining to Johnson’s two campaigns for congress including: correspondence, information about campaign events, campaign ephemera, and clippings. Also found here is material documenting the activities of Johnson’s district office in Athens, Georgia.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group C: Post-Congressional 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group C: Post-Congressional files pertain to Johnson’s service as chief textile negotiator and principal advisor to both the president and the United States Trade Representative on all textile and apparel trade matters.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group D: Personal 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group D: Personal contains files from Johnson’s early career as a lawyer in Royston, Georgia, as well as his work in the Office of the Judge Advocate General. It also contains files from 1981 when Johnson was recipient of the Georgia Rusk International Law Award and a digital copy of an autobiography that focuses on his service in Congress.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group E: Photographs 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group E: Photographs document Johnson's service in the Georgia State Senate as well as his work in the United States House of Representatives. Pictures include Johnson with other politicians and civic groups. A small document his work on committees as a U.S. Congressman as well as an ambassador in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group F: Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group F: Audiovisual Materials includes one audiocassette, one microcassette, five quarter-inch open reel audio tapes, and 71 VHS videocassettes documenting campaign ads, speeches, press appearances, and policy-related activities of Johnson's terms in the Georgia State Senate and the U.S. Congress.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group G: Artifacts 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group G: Artifacts primarily consists of campaign paraphenalia from Johnson's bids for Congress.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group H: Maps 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group H: Maps contains maps of congressional districts in Georgia and other unprocessed maps.
Collection Title:  Carl E. Sanders Papers 
Creator:  Sanders, Carl Edward, 1925-
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Abstract:  The Carl E. Sanders Papers documents his gubernatorial term (1963-1967), gubernatorial campaigns and, to a lesser extent his political activities after leaving office. Materials consist of correspondence, campaign material, speeches, press releases, photographs, and audiovisual materials.
Collection Title:  Carter Conference Files 
Creator:  University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government
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Abstract:  The Carter Conference Files document "The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century" conference held at the University of Georgia in January 2007. The files include materials given to conference participants and University of Georgia publications that covered the event.
Collection Title:  Carter Conference Files, Series II. Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government
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Abstract:  Carter Conference Files, Series II. Audiovisual Materials includes video tape and transferred digital video and audio elements from the conference The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century, held January 19-21, 2007 in Athens, Georgia.
Collection Title:  Charlayne Hunter-Gault Papers 
Creator:  Hunter-Gault, Charlayne, 1942-
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Abstract:  In 1961, after a two year legal battle, Charlayne Hunter (later Charlayne Hunter-Gault) and Hamilton Holmes became the first African Americans to be accepted to the University of Georgia. The two students were met with animosity, and some rioting occurred outside Hunter’s dorm. Both Hunter and Holmes were suspended for their own safety, but a court order allowed them to return to campus a few days later. In 1963, Hunter graduated from UGA with a degree in journalism. Her professional career in journalism has included work for The New Yorker and The New York Times, as well as serving as a foreign correspondent for PBS’s MacNeil/Lehrer Report. In 1997, she became National Public Radio’s chief correspondent for Africa and, in 1999, she became Johannesburg bureau chief and correspondent for CNN. These papers primarily document public reaction to the integration of the University of Georgia and Hunter-Gault’s professional activities as national correspondent and anchor for MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. Correspondence to University Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Williams in 1961 reflects both students’ and state residents’ opinions regarding desegregation. Other materials include Dr. John C. Belcher’s research files and transcripts of oral histories he conducted documenting the integration of the university. Also included is correspondence sent to Hunter-Gault regarding her reporting for the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour from 1979 until 1988.
Collection Title:  Charles F. Hatcher Collection 
Creator:  Hatcher, Charles F. (Charles Floyd), 1939-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of congressional papers of Charles F. Hatcher from 1981-1992. Includes legislative files containing correspondence, clippings, reports, speeches, printed materials, newsletters, memoranda, voting records, and subject files relating to abortion, the Clarence Thomas nomination, national health care, the Persian Gulf War, wetlands, and the 1990 Farm Bill; press files containing clippings, press releases, speeches, and event files; constituent services containing correspondence documenting public interest on topics before Congress; and personal files containing correspondence, invitations, thank-yous, guest and appointment books.
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