Georgia governors' messages, 1872-1943.


Georgia governors' messages, 1872-1943.

The collection consists of messages delivered to the Georgia General Assembly by various Georgia governors from the years 1872 to 1945.

2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7010825

University of Georgia Main Library

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Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library (corporateBody)

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Georgia. Dept. of Archives and History. (corporateBody)

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Atkinson, W. Y. (William Yates), 1854-1899 (person)

Northen, William J. (William Jonathan), 1835-1913 (person)

Despite William Northen's success and influence as an educator, agricultural reformer, state legislator, and governor, history has largely ignored his life and work. As governor in the early 1890s, he was ahead of his time. Not only did he advocate such progressive reform measures as prohibition and increased educational funding, he also fought stridently against lynching. Northen also held highly his spiritual duties, serving as president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) for three years...

McDaniel, Henry D. (Henry Dickerson), 1836-1926 (person)

Henry Dickerson McDaniel (1836-1926) was born in Monroe, Georgia. He was a lawyer and a member of the state secession convention in 1861. He served in the Civil War, attaining rank of Major in the 11th Regt. of Georgia Infantry. McDaniel also served in the state legislature in both houses from 1872-1882, became governor in 1883 finishing the term of Alexander H. Stephens, and was re-elected fro the term 1884-1886. After leaving office he resumed his law practice and was also engaged in various b...

Slaton, John M. (person)

John Marshall Slaton (1866-1955) was the son of William Franklin and Nancy Martin Slaton and husband of Sally Francis Grant. He was a University of Georgia student and then Governor of Georgia (1913-1915). From the description of Letters to his father, 1883-1886. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 263979362 John M. Slaton was a lawyer and politician, serving as governor, 1911-1912 and 1913-1915. From the description of John Marshall Slaton collection ad...

Smith, Hoke, 1855-1931 (person)

Hoke Smith (1855-1931), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator, born in Newton, North Carolina. From the description of Hoke Smith papers, 1879-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477511 Hoke Smith (1855-1931), politician, Georgia Governor (1907-1909, 1911), U.S. Senator, resided in Atlanta, Georgia. From the description of Hoke Smith papers, 1886-1930 (bulk 1920-1925). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477302 Governor of the state of Georgia and Secretary o...

Terrell, J. M. (Joseph Meriweather), 1861-1912 (person)

Walker, Clifford, 1877- (person)

Brown, Joseph M., 1851-1932 (person)

Joseph Mackey Brown (1851-1932), railroad executive, Georgia Governor (1909-1911; 1912-1913), son of Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown, born in Cherokee County, Georgia. From the description of Joseph Mackey Brown papers, 1860-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476250 Joseph M. Brown (1851-1932), railroad executive, Georgia Governor (1909-1911; 1912-1913), son of Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown, born in Cherokee County, Georgia. From the description...

Smith, James M. (James Milton), 1823-1890 (person)

Colquitt, Alfred Holt, 1829-1894 (person)

U.S. Congressman and Senator, Confederate major general, governor of Georgia, from Troup County, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1846?-1889. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19347877 Gov. of Georgia; U.S. Sen. From the description of Letter signed : Atlanta, Georgia, to Senator John B. Gordon, 1877 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537594 Alfred Holt Colquitt (1829-1894), lawyer, Confederate officer, U.S. Representative (1852-1...

Rivers, Eurith Dickinson, 1895-1967 (person)

Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 (person)

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Dorsey, Hugh Manson, 1871-1948 (person)

Henderson, Harold P. (person)

Hardwick, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1872-1944 (person)

Thomas William Hardwick (1872-1944), lawyer, politician, and governor, born in Thomasville, Georgia. From the description of Thomas W. Hardwick collection, 1901-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477558 Thomas William Hardwick (1872-1944) was a United States Congressman, United States Senator, and governor of Georgia. From the description of Thomas William Hardwick papers, 1908-1992 (bulk 1910-1944). (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 39294462 ...

Russell, Richard Brevard, 1861-1938 (person)

Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938), lawyer, legislator, and Georgia Supreme Court justice, born in Marietta, Georgia. From the description of Richard B. Russell, Sr. papers, 1888-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477400 ...

Harris, Nathaniel E. 1846-1929. (person)

Hardman, Lamartine Griffin, 1856-1937 (person)

Lamartine Griffin Hardman (1856-1937), physician, businessman, and politician, born in Commerce, Georgia. From the description of Lamartine Griffin Hardman gubernatorial papers, 1926-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477049 From the description of Lamartine Griffin Hardman business papers, 1880-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477047 From the description of Harmony Grove Cotton Mill records, 1902-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477052 From...

Talmadge, Eugene, 1884-1946 (person)

Born in Forsyth, Georgia; educated at the University of Georgia; practicing lawyer in Atlanta, Montgomery County, and Telfair County, Georgia; Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture, 1927-1933; served three terms as Governor of Georgia; died as governor-elect in 1946. From the description of Pamphlets, 1942. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 17429974 ...

Candler, Allen D. (Allen Daniel), 1834-1910 (person)