Beth Abney Collection of Campaign MaterialBeth Abney Collection of Campaign Material

Beth Abney Collection of Campaign Material

Descriptive Summary

Title: Beth Abney Collection of Campaign Material
Creator: Abney, Annie Beth
Dates: 1964-1993
Dates: Bulk, 1990-1993
Extent: 1.0 box (0.25 linear feet)
Collection Number: RBRL/304/BACM
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The Beth Abney Collection of Campaign Material includes campaign ephemera from the gubernatiorial campaigns of Joe Frank Harris, Lester Maddox and Zell Miller and a 1964 article about Grace Stephens, wife of Congressman Robert G. Stephens.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Annie Beth Mobley Abney graduated from the University of Georgia with an A.B.J. in journalism in 1956 and a master's degree in history in 1957. She married George Morris Abney, a University of Georgia professor, in 1959. Abney was a writer of note whose articles appeared in a number of state and national magazines. She was once president of the Athens Historical Society and associate editor of Georgia Historical Quarterly. Abney was active for many years in the civic, religious, and cultural life of Athens, Georgia, and, as a result, she was named Woman of the Year for Volunteer Public Service by the Athens Business and Professional Women's Club in 1977.

Scope and Content

The Beth Abney Collection of Campaign Material includes campaign ephemera from the gubernatiorial campaigns of Joe Frank Harris, Lester Maddox and Zell Miller. Also included is an article Abney wrote in 1964 on Grace Stephens, wife of Congressman Robert G. Stephens.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

The collection is open for research.

Preferred citation

Beth Abney Collection of Campaign Material, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Conditions Governing Use note

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 permissions. 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 Mat Darby, 2015.


Related Materials

Access Points

Campaign literature--Democratic--Georgia.
Harris, Joe Frank, 1936-
Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.
Miller, Zell Bryan, 1932-
Political campaigns--Georgia.
Stephens, Grace Winston

Related Collections in this Repository

Joe Frank Harris Papers

Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

BoxFolder
11Article on Mrs. Robert G. Stephens, 1964
12Joe Frank Harris, 1982
13Lester Maddox, 1990
14Zell Miller, 1990-1993