Milner S. Ball Democratic National Convention FileMilner S. Ball Democratic National Convention File

Milner S. Ball Democratic National Convention File

Descriptive Summary

Title: Milner S. Ball Democratic National Convention File
Creator: Ball, Milner Shriver.
Dates: 1968
Extent: 1.0 box (.25 linear feet)
Collection Number: RBRL/162/MB
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The file consists of material relating to Milner Ball’s involvement as a delegate at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago including letters, pamphlets, magazines, and memorabilia, such as buttons and door tickets.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Milner Shriver Ball, son of Edward and Lucy Ball, studied at Princeton (1958, bachelor's), Harvard (1961, divinity) and the University of Georgia (1971, law). He is an ordained Presbyterian minister and came to Athens as a campus minister in 1966. As a law student, he served as editor in chief of the Georgia Law Review and graduated first in his class. He then taught at Rutgers-Camden before returning to Athens in 1978. Ball served as the Caldwell Professor in Constitutional Law at the Univerisity of Georgia until his retirement in 2007. He is married to June McCoy Ball.

For additional information see: University of Georgia Law Faculty Profiles (http://www.lawsch.uga.edu/profile/milner-s-ball)

Scope and Content

The file consists of material relating to Milner Ball’s involvement as a delegate at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago including letters, pamphlets, magazines, and memorabilia, such as buttons and door tickets.

Organization and Arrangement

The file is divided into papers and memorabilia.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Preferred Citation

Milner S. Ball Democratic National Convention File, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2010.


Related Materials

Access Points

Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.)

Related Collections in this Repository

John B. Morris Papers

Related Collections in Other Repositories

Edward D. Ball family Papers, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Democratic National Convention

BoxFolder
11Democratic National Convention, 1968
12Memorabilia, including stickers, buttons, and delegate medallion, 1968