Stephen Pace Post Office PapersStephen Pace Post Office Papers

Stephen Pace Post Office Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stephen Pace Post Office Papers
Creator: Pace, Stephen, 1891-1970.
Dates: 1936-1951
Extent: 2.0 boxes (1 linear foot)
Collection Number: RBRL/192/SP
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The Stephen Pace Post Office Papers consist of a small portion of the office files of U.S. Representative Stephen Pace. The files contain correspondence (letters and telegrams) regarding post office appointments from 1936 to 1951.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Stephen Pace was born in Terrell County, Georgia, near Dawson, on 9 March 1891. He attended public schools and then went on to the Georgia School of Technology in Atlanta. He eventually graduated from the law department at the University of Georgia in Athens in 1914. Pace was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Americus, Georgia.

He also pursued agricultural interests and a political career, serving as a Democrat in the Georgia State House of Representatives from 1917 to 1920 and the Georgia State Senate from 1923 to 1924. He later represented Georgia's 3rd District in the U.S. House from 1937 to 1951. Pace did not seek re-election in 1950. Instead, he resumed practicing law in Americus, Georgia, and did so until his death there on 5 April 1970. Stephen Pace is buried at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Americus.

Scope and Content

These papers consist of a small portion of the office files of U.S. Representative Stephen Pace. The files contain correspondence regarding post office appointments from 1936 to 1951.

Organization and Arrangement

The Papers are organized in one series: I. Post Office. The folders are arranged by the town or route, to which the correspondence is relevant; the material within each folder is arranged chronologically. Original order of the collection was maintained.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Preferred Citation

Stephen Pace Post Office Papers, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Processing Notes

Clippings and telegrams have been copied onto bond paper for protection of content.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2008.


Related Materials

Access Points

Congressional records.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Legislators--United States.
Patronage, Political--Georgia.
United States. Congress. House.
United States. Post Office Dept.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

I. Post Office

Extent: 2.0 boxes
Extent: (1 linear foot)
Scope and Content: This series consists entirely of correspondence between Stephen Pace and those affiliated with the postal service in the state of Georgia. The subject of the correspondence (letters and telegrams) is solely about post office appointments. The folders are arranged by the town or route, to which the correspondence is relevant; the material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
BoxFolder
11Fort Gaines - Postmaster, (1939-1945)
12Fort Gaines (Rural Route), (1939-1940)
13Georgetown, (1946-1950)
14Graves, (1937-1941)
15Hatcher, (1941-1943)
16Morris, (1938-1950)
17Parrott - Postmaster, (1937-1949)
18Rebecca, (1936-1949)
19Sasser, 1945
110Shellman, Georgia, (1946-1949)
111Springvale, (1946-1948)
112Coleman (Rural Route), (1938-1950)
113Cuthbert (Rural Route), 1950
114Cuthbert (Rural Route) Re: Baldwin, David, 1950
115Shellman (Rural Route), (1945-1950)
BoxFolder
21Arabi, (1939-1950)
22Ashburn (Turner County, Old District), (1939-1950)
23Ashburn (O.D.) Re: C.H. Melton, 1939
24Ashburn (O.D.) Re: Story, John J., (1939-1940)
25Bronwood, 1944
26Coleman, (1944-1947)
27Cordele, (1939-1950)
28Cuthbert, (1937-1950)
29Dawson, (1939-1950)