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M.E. Thompson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-27
Scope and Contents Melvin Thompson, the first person elected to the office of lieutenant governor of Georgia, served as the state's governor in 1947-48. He is best remembered for his fight with Herman Talmadge over the governorship after the death of Governor-elect Eugene Talmadge in 1946. The papers of M.E. Thompson consist primarily of correspondence relating to the Three Governors Controversy and Thompson’s subsequent campaign years.  The major correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Phil Landrum, Herman...
Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Box 14: Personal Files: 1970, 1970

 Box — Box: 14
Collection number: Box 14
Scope and Contents This box consists of miscellaneous correspondences from various people to M.E. Thompson and his replies back mostly from 1970, but there were a few from the sixties. The topic of the box was his personal files - mostly letters wishing him well. Most of these were pro-Thompson letters, but a few from him to various places were when he was quite upset. Also, most of the letters are about the kidney surgery that M.E. Thompson had. There are a few concerning other matters along with a few bills,...
Dates: Created: 1970

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970

 Series — Box: 14, Folder: Series 1
Collection number: Series 1
Scope and Contents

This folder consists mostly letters wishing M.E. Thompson well after surgery. Also, there are minutes to a Lowndes County meeting.

Dates: Created: 1970

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970

 Series — Box: 14, Folder: Series 2
Collection number: Series 2
Scope and Contents

This folder consists of get well letters. There are also a few letters showing how displeased M.E. Thompson was with his insurance agency.

Dates: Created: 1970

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970

 Series — Box: 14, Folder: Series 3
Collection number: Series 3
Scope and Contents

This folder consists of get well letters and a few other miscellaneous contacts, including a letter to Betty Peak about her family problems.

Dates: Created: 1970

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970

 Series — Box: 14, Folder: Series 4
Collection number: Series 4
Scope and Contents

This folder consisted of a variety of letters and correspondences about different subjects. There are letters about the governor’s race, the development of Colonel’s Island, and letters from M.E. Thompson to the Internal Revenue Service.

Dates: Created: 1970

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970

 Series — Box: 14, Folder: Series 5
Collection number: Series 5
Scope and Contents

This was a folder of miscellaneous correspondences about the Jimmy Wilkes case, letters asking for donations, and letters for M.E. Thompson to attend different meetings. There is also a letter about being Lieutenant Governor.

Dates: Created: 1970

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970

 Series — Box: 14, Folder: Series 5
Collection number: Series 6
Scope and Contents

This folder consists of various letters and bills the M.E. Thompson has acquired over time. There is also a letter from Carl Sanders asking for donations.

Dates: Created: 1970