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Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - Executive Secretary John Blackmon Subject Files
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) correspondence, (2) a copy of the final report on the cost of the Commission, (3) supply requisitions directed to the Office of Secretary of State, (4) requests for information concerning the revised Constitution, (5) a mailing list based on the requests, (6) bills for approval, (7) newspaper clippings, (8) press releases, and (9) assorted reference materials. These records document primarily the internal operations of the Commission, and even the correspondence is of...
Dates: Created: 1969
Scope and Contents This series contains copies of several Georgia House and Senate resolutions which created the 1969 Constitution Revision Commission or implemented phases of the proposed Constitution composed by that body. House Resolution Three proposed the new Constitution and presented it to the people for ratification or rejection in the 1970 general election. It further fixed an effective date in the event the Constitution was ratified. Among the versions of this resolution are the interim copy, the...
Dates: Created: 1969
Scope and Contents These bound minutes of meetings of the full Commission only are of the transcript variety and are well organized. Each Volume indicates a list of members present at each of the eight meetings. The first was an organizational meeting. The second meeting of August 12, 1969 was for the purpose of receiving progress reports from the several committees (often called subcommittees by other commissions) into which the Commission divided itself. The meetings of October 7, 8, 9, 16 and 17, 1969...
Dates: Created: 1969
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) correspondence, mostly of a housekeeping nature, (2) copies of the appendices for the bound minutes (RGSGSERIES 38/3/11), (3) rough and verbatim minutes of Commission meetings, (4) attendance charts for all committee hearings which indicate dates for each, (5) copies of newspaper clippings, (6) membership lists broken down into categories including those who were ex-officio members and those who were appointed by the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of...
Dates: Created: 1969
Scope and Contents Subcommittee minutes, transcripts, correspondence and research data.
Dates: Created: 1969
Scope and Contents This series consists of original and photocopied material documenting work of the Select Committee on Constitutional Revision. This Committee, created by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. L. 1977, p.1528, HR 135 - 588), consisted of: the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, the Attorney General, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the Senate, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of...
Dates: Created: 1977-1983
Scope and Contents This series contains closed utility case files which were presented before the Public Service Commission and reviewed by the Consumer's Utility Counsel. Included are letters of transmittal, memorandums outlining proposed changes in a utility's service, memorandums from the Public Service Commission outlining procedures for appealing amendments in rules, copies of excerpts from public hearing testimony for or against proposals and recommendations (sometimes in longhand) from the Counsel. Among...
Dates: Created: 1975-2008
Scope and Contents This series consists of copies of the official minutes of the Board of the Georgia Correctional Industries Administration. The Correctional Industries Administration was established in 1960 by Act of the General Assembly to 1) Provide construction, relevant employment and skill training for Georgia inmates and prepare them for employment upon release; 2) Provide economical products and services necessary for the efficient operation of government; and 3) Operate in a profitable and...
Dates: Created: 1980-1987
Scope and Contents This series consists of copies of the official minutes of the Board of Corrections, formerly known as the Board of Offender Rehabilitation (1972-1985). The Board of Corrections sets the general policies under which the Department of Corrections operates. The Commissioner of Corrections directs the administrative activities of the board. In addition to personnel and operations, topics discussed within the minutes include: 1) Commissioner's meeting with a House committee about...
Dates: Created: 1976-1996
Dates: Created: 1981-2010
Scope and Contents This series consists of general office correspondence, minutes, expense statements, and printed material concerning the history of the Department of Corrections, the predecessor of the Department of Offender Rehabilitation. Among the subjects in this series is a file on the county work camps of 1969. (See RGSGSERIES 21-2-23, State Board of Corrections, Office of the Director, Administrative Subject Files concerning State and County Institutions for a more in-depth study of the work camps.) ...
Dates: Created: 1970-1991
Scope and Contents This series consists of copies of the minutes taken at the various meetings held by Superior Court Judges of Fulton County to discuss legal issues regarding pardons and paroles and other such topics. These minutes are official. Topics discussed concern: (1) opinions of the Attorney General dealing with clemency requests by Judge after term of Court has expired; (2) current methods of testing Probation-Parole Supervisors; (3) feedback from Judges on how the Board can better serve them; (4)...
Dates: Created: 1972-1982
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound registers containing a listing of all persons convicted of felonies or misdemeanors in the State of Georgia. These ledgers were created after Governor Jimmy Carter's Reorganization of State Government, hence the different record group from those ledgers found in RGSGSERIES 21-3-27, Georgia Board of Corrections. These ledgers have columns for: (1) convict's name (2) assigned file number (3) crime committed (4) county where convicted (5) minimum and...
Dates: Created: 1973-1987
Dates: Created: 1983-2007
Scope and Contents This series contains yet another department publication which changed format at least once in the course of its existence. Described by its editors as a professional publication established to serve as a forum for the discussion of pertinent issues in the field of corrections, the views expressed in its various articles could differ with those of the department's administration. The contents do maintain a high scholarly tone. Editorials and articles in a typical issue would include (1)...
Dates: Created: 1972-1975
Scope and Contents This series contains a very brief newsletter apparently aimed at the personnel of the department, as is the case with Trend. Among subjects included for brief discussion are (1) Executive appointments to the boards of Corrections and Offender Rehabilitation, (2) initiations of various programs in the field, (3) supervisory personnel appointments and transfers, (4) board actions, (5) lists of promotions, (6) lists of vacancies, (7) lists of award recipients and (8) monthly statistics including...
Dates: Created: 1973-1975
Scope and Contents This series contains a wide assortment of publications produced by the inmates of a number of penal institutions and rehabilitation centers in Georgia. The format of these publications varies from that of a newsletter of approximately ten pages in length to that of an inspirational tract of about four pages. For example, the GSP News, published monthly by the inmates of the Georgia State Prison at Reidsville, is much like any newsletter produced by one of the many state agencies in Georgia. ...
Dates: Created: 1972-1978
Scope and Contents This series contains a brief newsletter of the Department of Offender Rehabilitation published "with the aim of promoting public awareness of corrections, probation and parole in Georgia." A typical issue might contain news releases on (1) work-study programs offered and utilized by department personnel, (2) community facilities, (3) personnel changes, (4) the recidivism rate, (5) professional meetings and conventions, (6) awards and (7) personnel illnesses and deaths.
Dates: Created: 1975-1976
Dates: Created: 1972-1977
Scope and Contents This series contains annual reports of the Department of Offender Rehabilitation from its creation in 1974. A typical issue picked at random is divided into four divisions and an introductory section. The introduction contains a departmental organization chart and photographs of the chairman and members of the Board of Offender Rehabilitation. Part One, the administration section, contains a photograph of the Commissioner and narrative reports on the various divisions of the department,...
Dates: Created: 1973-1990
Scope and Contents This series contains a collection of publications which were prepared to fill a specific informational need but which are not serial in nature. Most outline various programs offered by the department or by the several institutions of the penal system. The formats vary greatly from that of a four page leaflet to relatively lengthy booklets.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This series contains (1) correspondence, (2) memorandums, (3) fiscal records, (4) Board and staff meeting minutes, (5) budget data, (6) reports, and (7) institutional statistics. These records document all phases of operation of the Public Information Office of the Department of Offender Rehabilitation. Materials include background information concerning many activities of the Department and prison incidents. Also included are sources used to answer questions of the press, and published...
Dates: Created: 1971-1977
Scope and Contents This series contains a publication which has changed format and mission during the course of its existence. Begun before the government reorganization of 1972 and the creation of the department, Trend was initially described as a newsletter. As such it contained such features as reports from the director, articles on benefit performances provided by entertainment personalities, statewide news from the various prison branches, personnel news and even appeals for submission of news items....
Dates: Created: 1970-1974
Dates: Created: FY76-FY82
Scope and Contents The Sentence Review Panels were established by the Georgia Legislature in 1973 as panels of three Superior Court judges who reviewed felony sentences of five or more years upon application. The panels had the authority to reduce sentences but not to suspend them or reduce them to probation. The constitutionality of the panels were challenged in 2007. The General Assembly gave the panels until January 1, 2009 to conclude their business and transfer the closed case files to the Georgia...
Dates: Created: 1988-2008
Scope and Contents This series consists of both bound and unbound lists of cases to be tried in the Georgia Court of Appeals, kept by both the Clerk of the Court and the judges. The dockets vary in format but generally contain: (1) date, (2) time, (3) attorneys representing both sides, (4) appellant and appellee, (5) cause for court action, (6) case number, (7) court and county case is originally from, (8) judgement, (9) judges presiding in case, and (10) whether case was submitted on briefs, depending on who...
Dates: Created: 1965-1986
Dates: Created: 1907
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) the notice of appeal filed by the lower court when a motion to appeal has been filed by a party to a lower court suit, (2) a record of enumeration of errors filed by the appellant, (3) the transcript of the testimony in the lower court, (4) briefs submitted by the appellant and the appellee and sometimes by an amicus curiae (friend of the court), and (5) the record copy of the decision of the Court of Appeals. The decision of the Court is also published in Georgia...
Dates: Created: 1907-2007
Scope and Contents A certiorari is a writ from a higher court to a lower court requesting the record of a case for review. This series consists of a list of these writs as requested by the Court of Appeals. Listed in columnar fashion is the: (1) case number; (2) name of appellant and appellee; (3) date of judgement, and (4) dates for: (a) notice of intention; (b) record ordered; (c) record to council; (d) notice from Supreme Court; (e) remitter from Supreme Court, and (f) remitter issued. The last three pages of...
Dates: Created: 1942-1959
Scope and Contents This series contains the case files for interlocutory appeals, or those appeals filed during the course of another cause. Points of law are defined in interlocutory appeals and often something is required to be done or observed by one or both parties involved, but the controversy prompting the original cause is not decided. These case files are numbered, but the numbers bear no connection with those of the cases during which the interlocutory appeal is initiated. The numbers do correspond to...
Dates: Created: 1975-1992
Scope and Contents This series consists of oversized items too large to fit in the regular case files. Usually this material is of various exhibits submitted as evidence in the cases and hence the series title. Please see Series 2 of this sub-group for the case files to which these evidence files relate.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This series consists of volumes kept by the Clerk's Office of the Georgia Court of Appeals which trace the movement of cases through the appeals process. Each volume is formatted with columns that show: (1) attorneys representing both appellant and appellee; (2) case number; (3) names of both appellant and appellee; (4) county where convicted; (5) crime charged for; (6) presiding judges; (7) date judgement made; (8) judgement decreed; (9) docket number; (10) filings which include: (a) brief...
Dates: Created: 1907-2001
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound volumes containing the minutes of decisions rendered in cases coming before the Georgia Court of Appeals. The minutes contain: (1) date of hearing, (2) judges presiding, (3) name of appellant and appellee, (4) court and county case is originally from, (5) judgment rendered on the case and reason, (6) judges consenting or dissenting, and (7) court costs. Generally, the cases come to the Court of Appeals on a writ of error from the Superior Court or City Court of...
Dates: Created: 1907-1978
Scope and Contents This series consists of half-page photocopied forms containing the decisions reached by the Court of Appeals in regards to cases appealed to it from a lower court. Usually, the decisions are one line summaries and include: (1) case number; (2) date of decision; (3) case name (plaintive vs. defendant); and, (4) the order of the Court as to whether the appeal is denied, transferred, withdrawn, or other consideration.
Dates: Created: 1981-1983
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound ledger showing paid court costs. Specifically, the volume lists in columnar fashion: (1) date - year, month and day; (2) party paying court costs; (3) case number, and (4) amount paid. The volume also shares space with a page or two for a contingent fund and costs transferred to the Supreme Court. For additional materials relating to Court of Appeals cases, please see Series 5 and 6 and Series 8 through 11 of this sub-group.
Dates: Created: 1938-1958
Dates: Created: 1907-1996
Dates: Created: 1859-1917
Dates: Created: 1817-1822
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound volumes of tax digests which document the names of property owners residing in this county for the inclusive dates listed and the type of and amount each owned. These volumes contain many schedules showing the value of different kinds of property. This inventory will only list the schedules used by the commissioner and those include (1) name of tax payer, (2) number of Georgia Militia District in which each resided, (3) total number of acres of land owned, (4)...
Dates: Created: 1864-1879
Dates: Created: 1826-1928
Scope and Contents This series contains original unbound marriage records which consist of: (1) consent from parent or guardian forms (2) applications (3) licenses (4) certifications of marriage (5) marriage bonds (6) waivers of parent's or guardian's consent, and (7) requests for licenses to be issued. Ordinarily, the information on the licenses includes the: (1) name of groom (2) name of bride (3) date license was issued (4) date of marriage (5) name of Ordinary, and (6) name of person performing the wedding...
Dates: Created: 1814-1930
Scope and Contents Records submitted to the Crawford County Inferior and Ordinary Courts. Most are estate records and include wills, annual returns, inventories and appraisements, appraisers' oaths, administrators and guardians bonds, letters of dismission of administrators and guardians, sale bills and receipts to and from executors, hearings for widows' years support. Estrays are also filed in this series.Also included are are oaths for Notaries Public, Justices of the Peace and County...
Dates: Created: 1822-1900
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission - Criminal Justice Standards and Goals Commission - Final Report
Dates: Created: 1974
Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission - Criminal Justice Standards and Goals Commission - Project Files
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, progress reports, drafts of reports, recommendations, memorandums, manuals and other publications, public relations files, grant files, personnel records, budget and fiscal records, contracts with study teams, newspaper clippings, photographs, inventories of furniture and supplies and other housekeeping records pertaining to all phases of the research work conducted by the commission. The research project was divided into two...
Dates: Created: 1974-1975
Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission - Criminal Justice Standards and Goals Commission - Publications
Dates: Created: 1974
Scope and Contents This series contains a publication produced by the Crime Statistics Data Center of the Division of Criminal Justice of the Georgia State Crime Commission. Entitled Crime in Georgia, this publication was established in 1974 to inform the public, lawmakers, administrators and others annually about crime occurrences and the processing of persons through the criminal justice system. The first volume contained statistics for incidence of crime and arrests only, but later volumes extended the scope...
Dates: Created: 1975-1976
Scope and Contents This series contains documents relating to the Director's administration of the Georgia State Crime Commission. Included are (1) correspondence covering all areas of interest of the Director, (2) both inter and intradepartmental memorandums, (3) various records documenting the close cooperation between the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration and other federal agencies and the Commission, (4) consultant contracts and requests for proposals to secure grants for criminal justice projects at...
Dates: Created: 1970-1975
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of the minutes of the Georgia Organized Crime Prevention Council. The minutes are brief and formal, and they do not summarize the contents of the discussions. The minutes refer to many subjects including among others a centralized crime information sharing data bank and network, loan sharking, narcotics, strengthening State revenue laws, and block, planning, and discretionary grants of the Law Enforcement Administration Agency.
Dates: Created: 1969-1974
Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission - Internal Operations - Block, Discretionay and Planning Subgrant Files
Scope and Contents This series contains grant applications, application review comments, grant awards, acceptance by sub-grantee forms, reimbursement requests, check copies, progress reports, correspondence and other supporting papers. These records document the extensive relationship between the various law enforcement agencies in Georgia and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) of the Federal Government which was established to distribute funds to aid localities fight crime. As is true with all...
Dates: Created: 1969-1975
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