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E.D. Rivers (P1992-18), 1971

Identifier: Series M:

Scope and Contents of the Series

Eurith Dickinson "Ed" Rivers served as Georgia governor from 1937 to 1941. He also served in the state House of Representatives and was Speaker of the House. The interviews in this series were conducted by Jane W. Herndon and used as material for her doctoral dissertation Eurith Dickinson Rivers: A Political Biography at the University of Georgia in the early 1970s. The dissertation covered E. D. Rivers' political life and the impact of his administration in Georgia politics from the 1920s to the 1940s. Other topics include the New Deal and Gov. Eugene Talmadge.


  • Creation: 1971


Restrictions on Access

Access to some interviews restricted. See notes in Contents List.


From the Collection: 230 Item(s)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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