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Harris, Roy Vincent 1895-1985

Works: 27 works in 28 publications in 1 language and 27 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: JK4378,
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Most widely held works by Roy Vincent Harris
Roy Vincent Harris oral history interview by Roy Vincent Harris( )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection consists of an oral history interview with Roy Vincent Harris on August 14, 1972 in which he discusses Franklin D. Roosevelt as Machiavelli; Roosevelt and Walter George; Roy Harris' support of George; money and politics; Rivers support from big business (Coca-Cola); Hughes Spalding; Fred Wilson; 1930 Rivers-Richard Russell race; Grand Jury association; McDougall construction; Harris' testimony before the grand jury; John Boykin; campaign money; 1935 appropriations bill; Rivers taxing and spending; sales tax under Herman Talmadge; the time lag between tax levies and tax collections; Rivers and the highway department; Rivers' knowledge of the misappropriations of highway funds; loyalty; the 1948 governors race; campaign money; M.E. Thompson; Rivers in 1946 governor's race; three-governor controversy; 1948 governors race; 1939 investigation of Rivers; Herman Talmadge as a lame duck governor; Talmadge's drinking; sales tax bill fight; Harris' control over House; the New Deal in 1939; highway contractors; Rivers' mistakes; Rivers and the newspapers; Rivers finances when leaving office; political gift giving; Marvin Griffin; James Spivey; pardons; grand jury investigations; John Boykin's investigation of Talmadge "crowd"; charges against Rivers; Atlanta newspapers attacking Harris; Arnall's succession amendment; county unit system; the New Deal; corruption; 1930 governor's race; and timing in politics
An address of Speaker Roy V. Harris to the House of Representatives, Atlanta, Georgia, January 28, 1946 by Roy Vincent Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Roy Vincent Harris papers by Roy Vincent Harris( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of papers of Roy V. Harris from 1931-1983. Includes correspondence, memoranda, newsclippings, and photographs reflecting Harris's career as a lawyer, state politician, member of the Board of Regents, and avid segregationist. Contains copies of the conservative civil rights journal THE CITIZEN (1975-1983), which contains articles contributed by Harris. The collection also includes personal scrapbooks (1945-1946; 1956-1969); a videotaped interview with Harris, in which he discusses his service with the state legislature and the Board of Regents, the growth of the Medical College of Georgia, and Augusta politics; and audiotaped interviews with Harris in which he discusses Georgia politics, education in Georgia, and his thoughts on Huey Long and Tom Watson
Ephemeral materials by Inc. (Marlborough, Mass.) Citizens' Forum( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes letters and reprints of editorial columns by Medford Evans, Roy V. Harris, Robert B. Patterson, William S. Purvis, George W. Shannon, Bobbe W. Simmons, William J. Simmons
Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia records by Georgia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In March of 1943, the Georgia General Assembly passed a resolution sponsored by Governor Ellis Arnall, for a commission of twenty-three members to revise the state's constitution. The new constitution was submitted to the Georgia General Assembly in January of 1945 and approved by the people of Georgia in a special election on 7 August 1945. This collection consists of records of the Georgia State Commission to revise the Constitution from 1943 to 1945. Included are typescript proceedings that illustrate revisions of the 1877 Georgia Constitution. These were edited by Dr. Albert Berry Saye, a professor at the University of Georgia and a leading authority on state and federal constitutional law. Also included are brief biographical sketches of the twenty-three members of the commission
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