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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 20: Business Files

 Box — Box: 20
Collection number: Box 20
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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

Colonel’s Island

 Series — Box: 20, Folder: Series 1
Collection number: Series 1
Scope and Contents

Letters to M.E. Thompson concerning the sale of Colonel’s Island Company to the Georgia Ports Authority are included in this folder. Notices of tax execution and bankruptcy are also included.

Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Contract Thompson Insurance

 Series — Box: 20, Folder: Series 2
Collection number: Series 2
Scope and Contents

A contract between Thompson and Thomas Jenkins having to do with their life insurance company is with this folder. Also, there are various records and certificates.

Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Insurance Company Account

 Series — Box: 20, Folder: Series 3
Collection number: Series 3
Scope and Contents

Numerous lists of policy holders for various insurance companies and gross insurance premiums are located in this folder. Plus, there are original insurance licenses and letters concerning license renewal. Also, an accident report for a local policy holder is included, as well as, bank receipts for various banks.

Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Insurance Company Contracts

 Series — Box: 20, Folder: Series 4
Collection number: Series 4
Scope and Contents

Insurance guidelines, pamphlets, agreements, and annual insurance statements are included in this folder.

Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Life Insurance

 Series — Box: 20, Folder: Series 5
Collection number: Series 5
Scope and Contents

A merger proposal and agreement between Piedmont Life and Southern Life Insurance Companies is in this folder. Also, there are numerous letters to shareholders concerning the merger, special meetings, financial statements, and insurance coverage.

Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Folder 2: Newspaper: Times Journal Magazine, January 4, 1970

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 2
Collection number: Folder 2
Scope and Contents

Thompson's Folly Revisited. About former Governor M.E. Thompson and the purchase of Jekyll Island

Dates: Created: January 4, 1970