Robert G. Stephens, Jr. papers, 1956-1976.


Robert G. Stephens, Jr. papers, 1956-1976.

This collection consists of the congressional papers of Robert G. Stephens, Jr. from 1957-1976. Includes correspondence, press releases, scrapbooks, photographs, voting records, and notes reflecting Stephens' activities in Congress (1961-1976). The collection contains legislative and committee files relating to his work on the House Banking and Currency Committee (1961-1976), the House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee (1971-1976), and the Select Committee on Committees (1973-1974). Other series relate to federally funded projects in the State of Georgia such as housing, airports, health facilities, and water quality management including watersheds. The collection also contains records documenting Stephens' political campaigns. Major correspondents include Presidents Jimmy Carter and Lyndon Johnson, Lester Maddox, Herman E. Talmadge, and Carl Vinson.

225 linear ft.

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