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Creator:  O'Looney, Gwen
Collection Title:  Gwen Ingram O'Looney Papers 
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Abstract:  Gwen Ingram O'Looney served as the mayor of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County (1991-1998). Her papers document her service as a member of the Athens City Council and mayor, her political campaigns and activities, and her community engagement as well as the issues facing Athens-Clarke County during the 1980s and 1990s, such as increased growth, historic preservation and the impact of industry. Included are notebooks and journals, speech notes, datebooks, correspondence, campaign and political materials, clippings, programs, and photographs.
Creator:  O'Neal, Maston, 1907-1990.
Collection Title:  Maston O'Neal Papers 
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Abstract:  The collection consists of the congressional papers of Maston E. O'Neal, Jr. from 1962-1972. Includes personal and official correspondence, speeches, financial records, press releases, appointment books, news clippings, photographs, and printed materials reflecting O'Neal's activities in Congress. The materials particularly document his committee work regarding civil rights, agriculture, forestry, dairy and poultry, oilseed (peanuts), and rice concerns. Correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Lester Maddox, Carl Sanders, and Howard H. "Bo" Callaway.
Creator:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office
Collection Title:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office Records 
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Abstract:  The Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office, previously known as the Georgia House Public Information Office, provides media credentials and workspace for journalists who cover the Georgia House of Representatives. The Director of Media Relations for House Communications, under the direction of the Director of Media Services, supervises the Communications staff to facilitate the coverage by reporters of legislative activity. The staff provides bill texts and reports of pending legislation and disseminates press releases and calendars of business to accredited reporters. In addition, the office maintains taped excerpts from floor debates and online daily activity feeds. The majority of the collection consists of audio recordings (see separate AV finding aid) documenting the regular and special sessions of the Georgia House of Representatives, as well as some Senate proceedings, and photographs maintained by the House photographer. This collection includes biographical sketches of legislators, legislative reports, speeches, research materials, press releases, slide show scripts, audiovisual materials and photographs.
Creator:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office
Collection Title:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office Records, Series VIII. Audiovisual Materials 
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Abstract:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications House Records, Series VIII. Audiovisual Materials includes two compact discs, 1,284 audiocassettes, 236 digital audio tapes (DAT), 603 quarter-inch open reel audio tapes, and 66 VHS videocassettes, documenting the regular and special sessions of the Georgia House of Representatives, as well as some Senate proceedings. The audio reels primarily document the daily activities on the floor of the House during regular and special sessions from 1975 to 1998. The audio cassettes, from 1974 to 2004, focus more extensively on budget hearings and committee meetings, most notably those of the Appropriations Committee.
Creator:  United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office.
Collection Title:  Senate Historical Office File on Richard B. Russell 
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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.
Creator:  Oliver, Mary Margaret, 1948-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 099 Mary Margaret Oliver 
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Abstract:  Mary Margaret Oliver served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1987-1992, and the Georgia Senate from 1993-1998. When Oliver was elected to the senate, she was appointed to chair the Judiciary Committee during her freshman term, and was the first woman to chair the Committee in 40 years. In 2002, Oliver ran successfully for the Georgia House, and represents District 83. Oliver discusses her time in legislature, the causes she is passionate about, and party politics in Georgia.
Creator:  Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Organization
Collection Title:  Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Records 
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Abstract:  Eugene McCarthy served in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate before making a run for the presidency in 1967. McCarthy ran as a liberal Democrat; he was very opposed to the war in Vietnam, but was defeated by Hubert Humphrey in the primary. The Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Organization was formed to promote Eugene McCarthy in the 1968 presidential election. Robert Griffith and Phinizy Spalding, two McCarthy campaign workers from Georgia and University of Georgia history professors, donated this collection, which consists of correspondence, speeches, news clippings, political ephemera, and notes reflecting their work and support for McCarthy’s presidential campaign.
Creator:  Orr, Fred, 1941-2010
Collection Title:  W. Fred Orr and Fred Orr II Papers 
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Abstract:  The W. Fred Orr and Fred Orr II Papers consists of papers, clippings, and photographs documenting the activities of W. Fred Orr and his son, Fred Orr II. In particular, the collection includes papers regarding the 1983 case of the GSEA vs. Governor George Busbee, challenging an early pension granted by the trustees of the Employees Retirement System based on Busbee’s contention that his constitutional inability to run for re-election was an “involuntary separation” as a state employee. Fred Orr II represented the GSEA in the case. The GSEA was successful in its challenge of Busbee’s claim, as well as influenced permanent change in state legislation. The collection also includes certificates, photographs, and clippings detailing the career of Fred Orr II with his involvement with the Walt Russell campaign for Dekalb County Commissioner as well as clippings detailing his own attempt to run for Dekalb County Commissioner in 1970. This collection also includes clippings detailing Orr’s role as cross-examiner for the defense team for Mayor Bill Campbell’s criminal trial.
Creator:  Orrock, Nan.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 125 Nan Orrock 
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Abstract:  Senator Nan Orrock was elected by Atlanta voters to the Georgia Senate in 2006, after serving ten terms in the House of Representatives, where she was the first woman elected as House majority whip. She also served as the Governor’s Floor Leader, a committee chair, and a member of the Speaker’s Policy Committee. Her Senate District 36 encompasses downtown Atlanta, stretching north to Lenox Square, south to the city limits and west to the MARTA north-south line. Orrock discusses her early work in the civil rights movement, her time in the legislature, and the nature of party politics in Georgia.