Albert B. Saye collection related to the Georgia Constitution

Albert B. Saye collection related to the Georgia Constitution

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Saye, Albert Berry
Title: Albert B. Saye collection related to the Georgia Constitution
Dates: 1973, 1976
Quantity: 5.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms1113

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert B. Saye, of the University of Georgia, Richard B. Russell Distinguished Professor of Political Science, is a noted expert on the Georgia constitution and its history. He worked on revisions to the state constitution of Georgia when, in 1976, the Georgia legislature and public referendum brought to the fore the need for such changes.

For more information, see the article "Albert B. Saye (1912-1989)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of various stages of Saye's revisions to the state constitution of Georgia and a letter from Governor George Busbee pertaining to the matter under study. Saye's annotations are particularly important to show the emendations and changes he deemed necessary in the reworking of the state constitution.


Index Terms

Annotations.
Busbee, George, 1927- -- Correspondence
Constitutional history--Georgia.
Constitutions.
Correspondence
Georgia.
Georgia. -- Constitution (1976)
Georgia. Governor (1975-1982 : Busbee).
Governors--Georgia--Correspondence.
Revising.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert B. Saye collection related to the Georgia Constitution, ms 1113. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in the Richard B. Russell Library: Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia, RBRL018CRCG and Melvin Hill Files on the Select Committee to Revise State Constitution, RBRL286MH


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Georgia constitution, 1976
 
2Georgia constitution work draft typescript, 1973
 
3Georgia Constitution correspondence with Governor Busbee, 1973
 
4Georgia constitution early draft revision, 1976
 
5Georgia constitution final copy of revised constitution, 1976