Martha Brown Stacy PapersMartha Brown Stacy Papers

Martha Brown Stacy Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Martha Brown Stacy Papers
Creator: Stacy, Martha Brown, 1924-2003.
Dates: 1948-1969, 1972
Extent: 1.0 box (.25 linear feet)
Collection Number: RBRL/152/MBS
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, and clippings primarily relating to Martha Brown Stacy's work as chair of radio and television for the Fort Worth (Texas) City Council of the Parent-Teachers Association and substitute teacher for the Fort Worth Public School system.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Martha Brown Stacy was born on November 7, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia. Stacy graduated from the University of Georgia with Bachelor of Business Administration in 1941. Between 1942 and 1946, Stacy worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for several different organizations. In August of 1946, Stacy began working in the office of Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. performing a variety of duties, mainly clerical and public relations activities. Stacy resigned from her position in 1950 when she moved to Wynne, Arkansas with her husband C. Mack Stacy with whom she had a son and two daughters. Stacy was active in volunteer work from 1950 until 1967 when she became a substitute teacher for the Fort Worth Public School system. For two years during her time as a substitute teacher, Stacy produced a public service television show called "Parents in Action". She received awards from the Fort Worth District Dental Society and American Society of Dentistry for Children for her work in dental health.

Martha Brown Stacy died in Fort Worth, Texas on March 12, 2003.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, and newspaper clippings primarily relating to Martha B. Stacy's work as chairman of radio and television for the Fort Worth (Texas) City Council of the Parent-Teachers Association and substitute teacher for the Fort Worth Public School system. News clippings focus on a variety of subjects among them fluoridation, Richard B. Russell, Jr., and Herman E. Talmadge.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Preferred Citation

Martha Brown Stacy Papers, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Processing Notes

Clippings were copied onto bond paper for preservation.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

Before material from collections at the Richard B. Russell Library may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in the Russell Library collection should consult the Director. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2008.


Related Materials

Access Points

American Society of Dentistry for Children.
Fort Worth (Tex.)
Parent-teacher associations.
Public schools.
Stacy, Martha Brown, 1924-2003.
Television programs, Public service.
Water Fluoridation.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

I. Martha Brown Stacy Papers

Extent: 1.0 box
Extent: (.25 linear foot)
BoxFolder
11Martha B. Stacy news clippings, 1968
12Award of Recognition (American Society of Dentistry for Children), 1969
13Certificate of Appreciation (Fort Worth District Dental Society), 1966
14Fluoridation, 1954, 1963-1964, 1966
15"Parents in Action" schedules, 1967-1968
16Sunday school program schedule, undated
17Personal, 1948, 1960, 1972
18Richard B. Russell, Jr. news clippings, undated
19Herman E. Talmadge news clippings, 1949, undated
110Miscellaneous news clippings, 1949, undated