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Collection Title:  Ben Blackburn Congressional Papers 
Creator:  Blackburn, Benjamin Bentley, 1927-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of papers of Benjamin B. Blackburn from 1969 to 1974. The papers include correspondence, both incoming constituent letters and copies (green forms) of Blackburn's outgoing correspondence; clippings; speeches; reports; press releases; printed materials; photographs; and maps. The materials document Blackburn's activities in the United States House of Representatives including his tenure on the Banking and Currency Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, and the Housing and Domestic Finance Committee. The correspondence mainly pertains to concerns of Blackburn's constituents and contains information on the 1974 Watergate investigation and Richard M. Nixon, the Vietnamese conflict and prisoners of war, the United Nations, foreign policy and trade, health care, taxation, and environmental issues.
Collection Title:  Benjamin H. and Anne Grant Purcell Papers 
Creator:  Purcell, Anne
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Abstract:  Benjamin H. Purcell (1928-2013) was a lieutenant colonel and POW during the Vietnam War and a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. Anne Grant Purcell is a civic and church leader from Clarksville, Georgia. Their papers document Mrs. Purcell's efforts to earn the release of Col. Purcell following his capture by the Viet Cong, the Purcells' work to share their experiences, Col. Purcell's tenure as a state representative, and his work on behalf of veterans of the Vietnam War. The papers include correspondence, speeches and remarks, book manuscripts and promotional material, campaign and political files, clippings, posters, and photographs.
Collection Title:  Beth Abney Collection of Campaign Material 
Creator:  Abney, Annie Beth
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Abstract:  The Beth Abney Collection of Campaign Material includes campaign ephemera from the gubernatiorial campaigns of Joe Frank Harris, Lester Maddox and Zell Miller and a 1964 article about Grace Stephens, wife of Congressman Robert G. Stephens.
Collection Title:  Beth English Collection of Disability History Materials 
Creator:  English, Beth
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Abstract:  Beth English is the executive director of Easter Seals Southern Georgia. Her collection documents her work on the Commissioner’s Oversight Committee, which oversaw the closure of the Brook Run Center in 1997, her work as executive director of Easter Seals Southern Georgia, advocacy initiatives, and Central State Hospital, in Milledgeville, Georgia.
Collection Title:  Beverly Benson Long Papers 
Creator:  Long, Beverly Benson
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Abstract:  Beverly Benson Long (1920-2015) served in state, national and international organizations as a mental health professional and advocate. Her papers document her extensive work and career in the mental health field and include correspondence, internal reports, papers, newsletters, memos, conference proceedings, and commission and board meeting materials.
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:  Bill T. Hardman, Sr. Papers 
Creator:  Hardman, Bill, 1926-
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Abstract:  Bill T. Hardman, Sr. (1926-2013) served as Georgia's first tourism director (1959-1970). His papers document his work to promote Georgia tourism throughout the United States and abroad and include news clippings, photographs, scrapbooks and printed material.
Collection Title:  Bill Westmoreland Letter from Richard B. Russell 
Creator:  Westmoreland, Bill.
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Abstract:  The collection contains one letter from Senator Richard B. Russell to Bill Westmoreland, dated August 13, 1965, stating that rumors indicating he is in poor health are false, and expressing his intention to run for U.S. Senate re-election. Also contains a photocopy of a clipping, showing Senator Russell with wounded soldiers from Georgia at a U.S. hospital.
Collection Title:  Biographical Material and Clippings on J. H. and J. R. Terrell, State Legislators 
Creator:  Terrell, Hope and Quillian, Kelly.
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Abstract:  Memorials, notes, clippings and typescripts of clippings on James Render Terrell, Sr. (1868-1948), Joel Hood Terrell (1902-1957) and James Render Terrell, Jr. (1899-1956). Includes biographies and obituaries for the three, as well as articles relevant to their careers.
Collection Title:  Birdie Bryan Miller Papers 
Creator:  Miller, Birdie Bryan, 1893-1986.
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Abstract:  The Birdie Bryan Miller Papers document Miller’s life and career in Young Harris, Georgia, where she taught at Young Harris College and was active in local politics, including twice serving as mayor of the town and sitting on the city council. The collection includes personal files that consist of clippings, correspondence, and civic records as well as certificates, clippings and campaign material pertaining to her son, former Georgia Governor and United States Senator Zell Miller. The collection also includes items that belonged to her late husband, Stephen Grady Miller, including his diplomas from Young Harris College and King’s College of the University of London, postcards and photographs from his service in World War I, and material from his time in the Georgia State Senate in the 1927-1928 session.
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:  Braswell D. Deen, Sr. Papers 
Creator:  Deen, Braswell D., 1893-1981.
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Abstract:  The collection consists of materials dating from 1917-1984 of Braswell D. Deen, Sr. (1893-1981), editor and owner of Alma Times, United States Congressman, and director of the Georgia Department of Public Welfare. The papers include a manuscript written by his son, Braswell Deen, Jr., correspondence, manuscripts, thoughts, and poems written by Deen, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and scrapbooks. The materials document Deen's 1932 campaign for U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia's Eighth District, his career as Director of Public Welfare, his interest in family genealogy, and his writings. There is also biogrpahical information on Deen.
Collection Title:  Breedlove Farm Records 
Creator:  Breedlove Farm.
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Abstract:  Breedlove Farm was located in Watkinsville, Oconee County, Georgia, and was owned and operated by William Henry Breedlove beginning in 1941. The records primarily document the ownership and use of the land and, to a lesser degree, the career and family of Breedlove himself, and includes ledgers, surveys, maps, deeds, certificates and commissions, printed materials, photographs, film, and digital files.
Collection Title:  Bryant T. Castellow Papers 
Creator:  Castellow, Bryant T. (Bryant Thomas), 1876-1962.
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Abstract:  The Bryant T. Castellow Papers span the dates from 1932 to 1967, with the bulk of the papers representing Castellow's tenure in the House of Representatives for the Third District of Georgia from 1932 to 1936. Also included in this collection are posthumous letters of sympathy and tribute.