Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XV: Agriculture Bulletins CorrespondenceRobert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XV: Agriculture Bulletins Correspondence

Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XV: Agriculture Bulletins Correspondence

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XV: Agriculture Bulletins Correspondence
Creator: Stephens, Robert Grier, Jr., 1913-2003
Dates: 1967-1972
Extent: 2.0 boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Collection Number: RBRL/177/RGS
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XV:Agriculture Bulletins Correspondence contains requests by constituents for Agriculture Bulletins. The series is divided into several periods (1967, 1969, and 1969-1972) in reverse chronological order and thereafter arranged alphabetically by county. For other bulletin correspondence see II. General, Bulletins – Agriculture.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 14, 1913. He attended public school, graduating from Boys’ High School in 1931, and he received an A.B. (1935), M.A. (1937), and LL.B. (1941) from the University of Georgia. Stephens enlisted in the Army in September 1941 and served in Germany until March 1946. He was released from active duty with the rank of lieutenant colonel, his last assignment being on the legal staff of Justice Robert Jackson at the Nuremberg trials of major Nazi war criminals. After being discharged from the Army, Stephens returned to the states and taught at the Georgia Law School from 1946 to 1947. He served as Athens’ city attorney (1947-1950) before being elected as a member of the Georgia State Senate (1951-1953). Stephens went on to serve as a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives (1953-1959). In 1960, he campaigned, as a Democrat, and was elected to the 87th U.S. Congress where he served until January 3, 1976. Stephens died on February 20, 2003, in Athens, Georgia and is buried in Oconee Hill Cemetery.

Scope and Content

This series contains requests by constituents for Agriculture Bulletins. The series is divided into several periods (1967, 1969, and 1969-1972) in reverse chronological order and thereafter arranged alphabetically by county. For other bulletin correspondence see II. General, Bulletins – Agriculture.

Organization and Arrangement

The series is arranged in chronological order


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Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2008.


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Access Points

Georgia--Politics and government--1951-
Legislators--United States.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

XV. Agriculture Bulletins Correspondence

Scope and Content: This series contains requests by constituents for Agriculture Bulletins. The series is divided into several periods (1967, 1969, and 1969-1972) in reverse chronological order and thereafter arranged alphabetically by county. For other bulletin correspondence see II. General, Bulletins – Agriculture.
BoxFolder
11Baldwin, 1969-1972
12Clarke, 1969-1972
13Columbia, 1969-1972
14General, 1969-1972
15Glascock, 1969-1972
16Greene, 1969-1972
17Hancock, 1969-1972
18Jasper, 1969-1972
19Jefferson, 1969-1972
110Lincoln, 1969-1972
111McDuffie, 1969-1972
112Morgan, 1969-1972
113Newton, 1969-1972
114Oconee, 1969-1972
115Oglethorpe, 1969-1972
116Putnam, 1969-1972
117Richmond, 1971
118Richmond, 1969-1970
119Taliaferro, 1969-1972
120Walton, 1969-1972
121Warren, 1969-1972
122Washington, 1969-1972
123Wilkes, 1969-1972
124Richmond “B-W”, 1969-1972
125Baldwin, 1969-1972
126Clarke, 1969-1972
127Lincoln, 1969-1972
128Morgan, 1969-1972
129Baldwin, 1969
130Clarke (folder 1 of 2), 1969
131Clarke (folder 2 of 2), 1969
132Clarke, 1969
133Columbia, 1969
134Glascock, 1969
135Greene, 1969
136Miscellaneous, 1969
137Baldwin, 1967
138Clarke, 1967
139Columbia, 1967
BoxFolder
21General, 1967
22Glascock, 1967
23Greene, 1967
24Hancock, 1967
25Jasper, 1967
26Jefferson, 1967
27Lincoln, 1967
28McDuffie, 1967
29Morgan, 1967
210Newton, 1967
211Oconee, 1967
212Oglethorpe, 1967
213Putnam, 1967
214Richmond (1), 1967
215Richmond (2), 1967
216Taliaferro, 1967
217Walton, 1967
218Warren, 1967
219Washington, 1967
220Wilkes, 1967