Felker, Ellis Wayne, d. 1996
Isaacs, Carl, 1953-
|Title: ||Wayne Felker - Jan Burden papers|
6.4 Linear feet
(6 document boxes, 1 carton, 2 flat boxes, 1 oversized box)
|Coll. Number: ||ms3186|
Ellis Wayne Felker was convicted of murder, rape, aggravated sodomy, and false imprisonment in the case of Joy Ludlam, a waitress who disappeared in November 1981. Felker was executed in the state of Georgia by electrocution on November 16, 1996.
Jan Burden was his correspondent and collected his letters and other materials regarding him and his case.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of correspondence (letters, emails) between Jan Burden and various persons, 2000-2002, chiefly involving Georgia death row cases of Wayne Felker, Tracy Housel and Terry Mincey. News stories, mostly from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the cases are also included. In addition, a craft replica of a Georgia death row cell, created by Carl Isaacs and Wayne Felker (circa 1990s) is included.
Arranged by record type.
Wayne Felker - Jan Burden papers, MS 3186. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
For related materials on death row inmates in Georgia in this repository, see: MS 3193 Tracy Lee Housel papers MS 3106 Terry Mincey papers MS 3187 Carl Isaacs papers MS 3189 Byron Ashley Parker papers MS 3266 Carole Butcher papers