Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 017 Sam Griffin on Marvin GriffinReflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 017 Sam Griffin on Marvin Griffin

Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 017 Sam Griffin on Marvin Griffin

Descriptive Summary

Title: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 017 Sam Griffin on Marvin Griffin
Creator Griffin, Samuel Marvin, Jr.
Dates 2007 April 1
Extent 1.0 interview
Repository Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
AbstractSamuel Marvin Griffin, Jr. was the publisher of the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight from 1972 until 2008 and son of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin, who held office from 1955 to 1959. In this interview he discusses the life and career of his father. Ben Wiggins, Governor Griffin's executive secretary, also contributes.

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Reflections on Georgia Politics began in the fall of 2006 at Young Harris College, as a lecture and discussion program hosted by Georgia political veteran Bob Short. In late 2007, the Richard B. Russell Library began producing the program as an oral history video series to further illuminate and personalize the tectonic shifts that occurred in Georgia politics in the late twentieth century.

Preferred citation

Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 017, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.


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Copyright Information

Resources may be used under the guidelines described by the U.S. Copyright Office in Section 107, Title 17, United States Code (Fair use). Parties interested in production or commercial use of the resources should contact the Russell Library for a fee schedule.


Biographical Note

Samuel Marvin Griffin, Jr. was the publisher of the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight from 1972 until 2008 and son of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin, who held office from 1955 to 1959.


Scope and Content

In this interview Sam Griffin discusses the life and career of his father, Marvin Griffin, who served as Governor of Georgia from 1955-1959. Ben Wiggins, Governor Griffin's executive secretary, also contributes.


Related Collections in this Repository

Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection


Access Points

Georgia. Governor (1955-1959 : Griffin)
Griffin, S. Marvin, 1907-1982.
Oral histories.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
ROGP 017 Sam Griffin on Marvin Griffin video, 2007 April 1 ( 46.0 minutes ) VIEW ONLINE
 
ROGP 017 Sam Griffin on Marvin Griffin transcript, 2007 April 1 VIEW ONLINE