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Hugh Hawkins Howell Sr. scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS118

Scope and Content

This scrapbook contains clippings about Eugene Talmadge's first campaign for governor in 1933, his inauguration, and Governor Richard Rusell's final address to the Georgia general assembly.


  • 1933


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Hugh Hawkins Howell (1888-1979) was born in Georgia. He married Esther Howell (1892-?) and they had four children: Jean Howell Laramore (1917-2007), Hugh Hawkins Jr. (1920-1990), Caroline (1924-?), and Anne R. Sutton (1926-1981). Howell was a lawyer who became assistant solicitor general in 1914, special assistant to the U.S. District Attorney in 1942, special attorney general of Georgia, 1932-1933, and chairman of both the Democratic party of Georgia and of the Democratic Executive Committee of Georgia, 1p32-1936.


0.25 linear ft. (one half document case)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976
Hugh Hawkins Howell Sr. scrapbook
Leah lefkowitz
December 2019
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305