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Georgia -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Stephens Clay correspondence

 File
Collection number: ahc.MSS61f
Scope and Content This collection contains copies of correspondence written to United States Senator from Georgia Alexander Clay Stephens from constituents and associates. Most of the letters are requesting favors for military or political appointments.
Dates: 1901

Allen C. Smith papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS333
Scope and Content This collection contains the manuscript and research for Allen C. Smith's thesis, The Republican Party in Georgia, 1867-1871. It was completed as part of his master's degree from Duke University in 1936. Also included are essays by Smith entitled The Union League in Georgia, The Secession Fight in Georgia, and Aggressive Slavocracy in Georgia, as well as...
Dates: 1930-1950, undated

Allen Jones papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1105
Scope and Content This collection contains notes, correspondence, and business documentation related to Allen Jones' work in the Atlanta Executive Network, Helping Hands, Log Cabin Republicans, and Young Republicans groups. Materials also include select personal records such as a family newsletter and images of awards Jones received.
Dates: 1964-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2007

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing papers and publications

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS773
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers and publications related to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Atlanta, Georgia. Series I includes gay and lesbian publications from Atlanta,the Southeast, and nationwide. Series II consists of business and organization papers pertaining to gay rights and AIDS. Series III includes personal papers of gay and lesbian activists in Atlanta and Georgia.
Dates: 1957-2002, undated

Bessie Duke Small collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS466
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Bessie Duke Small and miscellaneous ephemeral materials. The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings primarily regarding the Democratic Party and various political events.
Dates: 1908-1961, undated

Cathy Woolard papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1206
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to Cathy Woolard's career on the Atlanta City Council, including campaign flyers, voter surveys, press clippings about her work, legal paperwork, and administrative binders. The bulk of documents are planning materials about the construction of the Atlanta BeltLine, such as financial and environmental studies, presentations, and magazines and publications. Also included are documents related to Woolard's service on the Atlanta March Committee for...
Dates: 1986-2013, undated

Charles Northen scrapbook

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS298
Scope and Content This collection consists of a single scrapbook containing newspaper clippings. Topics collected include state and national politics; consolidation of Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and the Atlanta Business League; Atlanta Horse Show; Atlanta Lecture Association; and religion.
Dates: 1898-1916

Fred Williams scrapbook

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS376f
Scope and Content This scrapbook of newspaper clippings contains general news items about the state of Georgia, state politics, and the debate over the coinage of silver.
Dates: 1895

George and Pansey Slappey scrapbook

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS318
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of a single scrapbook pertaining primarily to newsworthy events in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1944

Grace Towns Hamilton maps and photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS35
Scope and Content The collection contains images of Grace Towns Hamilton, her family, special events, and other public officials. The bulk of the collection features Hamilton posed with public officials including: Governor Jimmy Carter, U.S. Congressman Andrew Young, Georgia Governor George Busbee, Coretta Scott King, Atlanta University President Benjamin E. Mays, and U.S. Congressman Julian Bond. Also included are photographs of Atlanta homes of the 1960s; African-American Navy yard workers (1940s); the...
Dates: 1882-1984, undated

Hamilton Lokey Photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS175
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection includes public relations photographs of the Georgia General Assembly and the United States Army that include images of Georgia Representative Hamilton Lokey and other unidentified Georgia politicians. The photographed events include a junket to St. Simons Island, Georgia, visits to the Lockheed plant in Marietta, and to the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Other photographs are campaign photographs taken during parades, presumably in downtown Atlanta.
Dates: 1952-1956, undated

Henry Aaron Alexander collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS476
Scope and Content This collection contains certificates issued to Henry Alexander to plead and practice before the United States Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of the state of Georgia and membership and charter from the American Legion for Fulton County, Post Department of Georgia No. 134.
Dates: 1900-1935

Henry K. McCay collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS221f
Scope and Content This collection includes copies of documents relating to the appointment of Judge Henry K. McCay as Judge on the United States District Court in the Northern District of Georgia. Included are letters in support and opposition to his appointment; a copy of oath of office of U.S. District Judge; a statement by E. A. Angier of Atlanta giving his views as to the qualifications of the applicants for District Judge; and resolutions adopted at conference of Republicans advising against the appointment...
Dates: 1882

Hoke Smith letters

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS315f
Scope and Content This collection contains four letters to Hoke Smith while he was Governor of Georgia. The letters concern multiple subjects, including a request to be appointed oil inspector for Carrollton, Georgia; the National Civic Congress; real estate assessments; and the Royal Council of Italy.
Dates: 1907-1909

Hugh Hawkins Howell Sr. scrapbook

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS118
Scope and Content This scrapbook contains clippings about Eugene Talmadge's first campaign for governor in 1933, his inauguration, and Governor Richard Rusell's final address to the Georgia general assembly.
Dates: 1933

Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS279
Scope and Content This collection contains six scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral materials. Of particular interest is a copy of the speech by Dorsey to Governor Slaton in response to the motion to dismiss filed in behalf of Leo M. Frank.
Dates: 1838-1924

Hunter family papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS371f
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes of the State House and Senate in Milledgeville, Georgia, for 1864 and various papers of E. A. Perkins who married into the Hunter family. The minute book ledger was kept by Ed Walker who later ran a general store in Milledgeville. The papers of Edward A. Perkins include insurance policies, patents on an insect exterminator, harness attachment, and lightning pea planter, a drawing, and a memorial resolution, among other material.
Dates: 1864-1906

Jennie Meta Barker research papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS53
Scope and Content These papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings collected by Jennie Meta Barker about Atlanta and it's history. Most clippings relate broadly to Atlanta, but particular subjects include history, the arts, politics and government, business and organizations, notable Atlantans, and Georgia geography. In addition to clippings, there are also reports, pamphlets, publications, and correspondence relating to these topics. The collection also contains notes and chapters that Barker wrote for...
Dates: approximately 1820-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1967

Jimmy Carter correspondence

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS768f
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence written to and from Carter related to his personal life and public service. There is also a letter from a group of Atlantans endorsing Carter's 1970 gubernatorial candidacy.
Dates: 1970-1983

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS41
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and ephemera of Joseph Mackey Brown, and also for his father, Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. The bulk of his correspondence relates to his tenure as governor, and includes pledges of support, congratulatory letters, and requests for patronage and jobs. Campaign correspondence relates to his failed gubernatorial campaign of 1910. In addition to his gubernatorial correspondence, agriculture and farming were frequent topics, as was the Georgia...
Dates: 1846-1926, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914