Collections Overview

General Information

The Russell Library maintains nearly 500 archival and manuscript collections and from politicians, political parties, public policy organizations, federal and state appointees, and political observers and activists from modern Georgia (1900-present).

The scope of the Library's collections is both deep and varied. The collections provide significant documentation of the broad spectrum of political activities of modern Georgia through more than 1000 oral history interviews and over 20,000 linear feet of correspondence, speeches, drafts of legislation, domestic and foreign policy papers, polling data, campaign materials, sound recordings, electronic records, photographs, film, graphic materials, artifacts, and artwork.

Archival of collections in Special Collections Library

The collections also document the global relationships and interests formed by Georgians through political action, foreign service, trade, and other activities. Some collections include family papers and business records.

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