Governor - Executive Dept. - Governor's Subject Files (Aka Incoming Correspondence)
Scope and Contents
This series consists of incoming correspondence and subject files of the governors of Georgia from 1781 to the present. In addition to correspondence and subject files, records include requests for executive clemency; appointments to public office; permission to form militia units; and invitations to special events. The records also document counties, state agencies, election matters, citizen complaints, extradition of convicts and fugitives, and the Western and Atlantic Railroad.
A majority of Joseph Emerson Brown's correspondence has been scanned and added to Ancestry.com. Collection's name: Georgia, U.S., Civil War Correspondence, 1847-1865
The records of the administration of Governor Sonny Perdue (2003-2009) are located at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, GA, 30602-1641, http://www.libs.uga.edu/russell/
Some incoming correspondence for governors prior to Gov. Jimmy Carter may be found in Pre-1800 File II-Names and File II-Names (Record Group 4/2/46).
- Created: 1781-2018
- Governor (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
1815.50 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
The records arrangement is primarily chronological for records of earlier administrations and by subject category for those of later administrations. Records of some administrations are arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
- Governor - Executive Dept. - Governor's Subject Files (Aka Incoming Correspondence)
- Georgia Archives
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Part of the Georgia Archives Repository
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States