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Alvin L. McLendon, Jr. Collection (SMC 11) - Columbus State University

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Alvin L. McLendon, Jr. Collection (SMC 11)


Organizational Note

Alvin L. McLendon was one of the original members of the faculty of Columbus Community College when it opened in 1959. It was the predecessor to Columbus College, which in turn became Columbus State University.

Scope and Content

This collection includes political materials relating to Democratic Party activities in Georgia in the 1910s. Dr. McLendon found them among his father's papers. Included are: Speech of Hoke Smith delivered in his debate with Clark Howell at Columbus, Georgia on January 10, 1906 Speech of Clark Howell, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor, delivered in his debate with Hoke Smith at Columbus, Georgia on January 10, 1906 Official Ballot, State Democratic Primary, Wednesday, August 22, 1906 Rules for holding the Georgia Democratic Primary on August 22, 1906, by the State Democratic Executive Committee at this meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on April 30, 1906 Address of the Honorable A. O. Bacon of Georgia upon the life and character of the Honorable James M. Griggs, in the U.S. Senate, May 28, 1910 5 items 1906, 1910

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Alvin L. McLendon Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Alvin L. McLendon Collection (SMC 11) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia


This collection was donated to the Archives by Dr. Alvin L. McLendon, Jr. in 1977.

Note to Researchers

A sheet in the administrative file indicates that Dr. McLendon also donated a photo of O. B. Stevens (b. August 1, 1847), who served as both the Commissioner of Agriculture and on the Railroad Commission of Georgia. This may be the photo currently in folder 122, photo number 646 in the Historic Photographs collection.

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