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Series 4
Civic papers, 1950-2008
Boxes 51 - 82, OP1, OP3-OP4, OP6

Scope and Content Note

The series includes correspondence, administrative and financial documents, and printed materials relating to the civic activities of Randolph and Margaret Thrower from 1950 to 2008. The Throwers' civic engagements were mainly related to religion, education, electoral politics, and the city of Atlanta, and include their work with organizations such as Emory University, Wesleyan College (Macon, Georgia), Reinhardt University, Georgia State University, Woodward Academy, Georgia Wilderness Institute, Northside Methodist church, the Republican Party, the City of Atlanta, the Rotary Club of Atlanta and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The printed materials included in this series are included in their original order.

The Republican Party papers document Randolph Thrower's involvement in the party from the early 1950s to the early 2000s. A significant part of this collection concern Randolph Thrower's congressional race in 1956. Of particular interest to researcher is the extensive correspondence documenting the Fulton county and state convention of 1964. The correspondence from the 1980s onward is mostly about fundraising for the state and national party.

The documents concerning the Rotary Club of Atlanta (1998) are principally about Randolph Thrower's June 22, 1998 speech titled Atlanta: Fairest City On the Hill, or is It? It includes questionnaires, research materials, and correspondence about the preparation and reaction to the speech. Randolph Thrower's work with the City of Atlanta primarily documents his work with the Board of Ethics and contains correspondence, notes, clippings and administrative documents that documents his work in the court case The United States versus Robert Mayer, 1991-1993. This case involved issues of ethics concerning Atlanta's city officials, mainly the rules surrounding conflicts of interest, reception of gifts, and financial disclosures. There are also articles and clippings regarding general City of Atlanta politics, 1980-2004

Records documenting The Thrower's work with Emory University include administrative materials for the Board of Trustees, 1995-2004; Board of Visitors, 1959-1965 (both of which are restricted for 25 years); School of Law, 1985-2004; and fundraising and planning documents for the Class of 1934 as well as their 60th reunion, 1985-1996. In addition, there are records about the Thrower Symposium, an annual Emory Law School event, 1981-2006 and the George West Mental Health Foundation which documents Skyland Trail residential day treatment and Case management facilities. Also included are documents regarding Randolph Thrower's work at Georgia State University, 1981-2004. Included are correspondence, manuals, speeches, and administrative records detailing her work as a guest lecture in Patricia Morgan's Tax Class, 1991-1997, as well as his work with the College of Law's tax clinic, 1992-2003. There are also materials related to fundraising work done for Reinhardt University, 1967-2003. The Wesleyan College documents relates mostly to fundraising for the college, Margaret Thrower’s alma mater. A significant part of these relates to the endowment by the Munroe sisters (Julia Woodward, Mary Gray, and Margaret) and to the planning and funding of the Munroe Science Center.

Materials about the Georgia Wilderness Institute contains administrative, fundraising, and development materials concerning the now-named AMI Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping youth develop into responsible and productive citizens by as building facilities and programs to provide alternatives to incarceration. Northside Methodist Church documents primarily contain notes and research for the Sunday School classes taught by Randolph Thrower, 1950-2004 as well as his work with the Board of Trustees, 1952-1969, which include administrative files, financial statements, correspondence, reports, newsletters, clippings, printed materials, fundraising letters, minutes, agendas of meetings, and list of members.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Special restrictions apply: Special restrictions apply: Emory University Board of Trustee records and Board of Visitor records are restricted until 2041.

Atlanta Rotary Club
Box Folder Content
51 1 Correspondence, 1998 March 25-June 22
51 2 Correspondence, 1998 June 23-26
51 3 Correspondence, 1998 June 27-December 14
51 4 Research and printed materials, 1993-1998 January
51 5 Research and printed materials 1998 April-1998 May
51 6 Research and printed materials, 1998 June-1998 August
51 7 Responses to Questionnaire, 1998
52 1 Speech, Atlanta: Fairest City Upon a Hill - Or Is It?, 1998
City of Atlanta
52 2 Arrington, Marvin, mayoral race, correspondence and clippings, 1996-1998
52 3 Board of Ethics, appointments to board, 1991-1992
52 4 Board of Ethics, clippings, 1992
52 5 Board of Ethics, correspondence, notes, and clippings, 1986-1990
52 6 Board of Ethics, correspondence, speeches, notes, and clippings, 1991
53 1 Board of Ethics, correspondence and notes, January-April, 1992
53 2 Board of Ethics, correspondence and notes, May 1992 - October 1993
53 3 Board of Ethics, correspondence, clippings, and research, 1994-2003
53 4 Board of Ethics, financial disclosure ordinance, 1987-1993
53 5 Board of Ethics, Marvin Arrington, correspondence, notes, and clippings, 1985-2000
53 6 Board of Ethics, U.S. v. Robert Waymer, 1991-1993
53 7 Campbell, Mayor Bill, correspondence and notes, 1998 April-October
54 1 Campbell, Mayor Bill, correspondence and notes, 1998 November-1999 January
54 2 Campbell, Mayor Bill, Research and clippings, 1997-1999
54 3 Metro Group, Ethics Task Force, correspondence, 2001-2002
54 4 Political, correspondence and clippings, 1980-2004
Emory University
57 1 The Carter Center, Atlanta Project, administrative materials, 1991-1994
57 2 The Carter Center, Atlanta Project, administrative materials, 1995-2004
57 3 Class of 1934, correspondence and fundraising materials, 1985-1989
57 4 Class of 1934, correspondence and fundraising materials, 1990-1992
57 5 Class of 1934, correspondence and fundraising materials, 1993-1996
57 6 General, volume 1, correspondence and speech, 1984-1998
58 1 General, volume 1, correspondence, 1999-2004
OP1 18 George West Mental Health Foundation, architectural drawings, 1997-1998
58 2 George West Mental Health Foundation, correspondence, printed materials, and speeches, 1989-2000
58 3 George West Mental Health Foundation, information packets, undated
58 4 Mary Gray Munroe Theater, administrative materials, 1987-1997
58 5 Michael C. Carlos Museum, correspondence and programs, 1993-1999
58 6 Quincy Garden Center Reception, administrative materials, 1997-1998
58 7 Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, correspondence, information packets, and clippings, 1989-2003
58 8 School of Law, 1985-1988
58 9 School of Law, 1989-1991
59 1 School of Law, 1992-1993
59 2 School of Law, 1994-1997
59 3 School of Law, 1998-2000
59 4 School of Law, 2001
59 5 School of Law, 2002-2004
59 6 School of Law, Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC), 1998-2002
60 1 School of Law, Endowment, administrative and financial materials, 1999-2000
60 2 School of Law Library, Thrower Floor, 1995-1996
OP3 - School of Law Library, Thrower Floor plaque, undated
60 3 School of Law, Planned Giving Committee, 1997-2000
60 4 School of Law, Sutherland Asbill and Brennan scholarship fund, 1987-2003
60 5 School of Law Council, administrative materials, 1997-1999
60 6 School of Law Council, administrative materials, 2000-2002
60 7 School of Law Council, administrative materials, 2003-2004
60 8 Tampa Alumni Association, speech, 1950
61 1 Thrower Symposium, 1981-1987
Thrower Symposium, 1986 [Restricted]
61 2 Thrower Symposium, 1988-1990
61 3 Thrower Symposium, 1991-1992
61 4 Thrower Symposium, 1993-1995
61 5 Thrower Symposium, 1996-1997
61 6 Thrower Symposium, 1998-2000
62 1 Thrower Symposium, 2001-2002
62 2 Thrower Symposium, 2003-2006
62 3 Thrower Symposium, paper presented, 1991
62 4 Thrower Symposium, paper presented, 1991-2001
62 5 Thrower Symposium, programs and invitation, 1986-1998
62 6 Thrower Symposium, programs and invitation, 1999-2005
62 7 Wesley Woods Center, correspondence, clippings, programs, and speeches 1997-2004
Georgia Chamber of Commerce
62 8 Conditions for Change: Georgians Talk About How to Improve Public Schools and Education, 1994
62 9 Education Improvement in Georgia, 1995
Georgia State University
63 1 College of Law, Patricia Morgan's tax class, 1991-1997
63 2 College of Law, Tax Clinic, administrative materials, 1992-1993
63 3 College of Law, Tax Clinic, administrative materials, 1994-1996
63 4 College of Law, Tax Clinic, administrative materials, 1997-2003
63 5 College of Law, Tax Clinic, procedure manual, 1992
63 6 Correspondence and notes, 1981-1993
63 7 Correspondence, notes and speeches, 1994-2002
64 1 Correspondence and notes, 2003-2004
64 2 Printed materials, 1987-2004
Georgia Wilderness Institute (today AMI Kids)
64 3 Board minutes, notices, and correspondence, 1994 January-1995 September
64 4 Board minutes, notices, and correspondence, 1995 October-1996 November
64 5 Board minutes, notices, and correspondence, 1997-1999
64 6 Board minutes, notices, and correspondence, 2000 January-2002May
64 7 Board minutes, notices, and correspondence, 2002 July-2003 March
65 1 Board minutes, notices, and correspondence, 2003 June-2005 February
65 2 Board minutes, notices, and correspondence, 2005 April
65 3 By-laws and articles of incorporation, 1995-1998
65 4 General notebook, volume 7, correspondence, 1996 June-2002 May 2002
65 5 General notebook, volume 7, correspondence, 2002 June-August 2002
65 6 General notebook, volume 7, correspondence, 2002 September-2006 May
65 7 General notebook, volume 8, correspondence, 2003 January-May
65 8 General notebook, volume 8, correspondence, 2003 June-2005 November
66 1 General notebook, volume 9, correspondence, 2003 November-2004 January
66 2 General notebook, volume 9, correspondence, 2004 February-2006 November
66 3 General notebook, volume 9, correspondence and notes, 2007 March-2008 November
66 4 Girls institute, correspondence and research, 1996-2004
66 5 Girls institute, South Georgia Achievement School: Technical Proposal, 1998
Northside Methodist Church
66 6 Board of Trustees, meeting minutes, 1952-1963
66 7 Board of Trustees records, 1950-1952
66 8 Board of Trustees records, 1953
67 1 Board of Trustees records, 1954
67 2 Board of Trustees records, 1955
67 3 Board of Trustees records, 1956
67 4 Board of Trustees records, 1957
67 5 Board of Trustees records, 1958
67 6 Board of Trustees records, 1959
67 7 Board of Trustees records, 1960 January-August
68 1 Board of Trustees records, 1960 September-December
68 2 Board of Trustees records, 1961 January-August
68 3 Board of Trustees records, 1961 September-December
68 4 Board of Trustees records, 1962
68 5 Board of Trustees records, 1963 January-May
68 6 Board of Trustees records, 1963 June-December
68 7 Board of Trustees records, 1964
69 1 Board of Trustees records, 1965
69 2 Board of Trustees records, 1966
69 3 Board of Trustees records, 1967
69 4 Board of Trustees records, 1968 January-March
69 5 Board of Trustees records, 1969April 1968-July
69 6 Boy Scouts, Troop 298, administrative and printed materials, 1962-1965
69 7 Florida matter, 1956-1958
70 1 General Board of Pensions, correspondence, minutes and annual reports, 1955-1956
70 2 Georgia Council of Churches, correspondence, memos, and notes, 1962-1964 October
70 3 Georgia Council of Churches, correspondence, memos, and notes, 1964 November-1984
70 4 Mountain Top Retreat, correspondence, 1964-1965
70 5 Organ and Child's Home committee, administrative materials, 1962-1973
70 6 School Prayer, speech draft and research, 1962-1964
70 7 Space committee, correspondence, minutes, and reports, 1961-1962
70 8 Speeches, 1999-2001
70 9 Sunday school, correspondence and lists, 1964-1967
71 1 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 1950-1969
71 2 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 1979-1982
71 3 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 1983-1986
71 4 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 1987-1990
71 5 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 1991-1994
72 1 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 1995-1996
72 2 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 1997-1999
72 3 Sunday school, lessons, and notes, 2000-2004
72 4 Sunday school, lessons, notes, and research, undated [1 of 3]
72 5 Sunday school, lessons, notes, and research, undated [2 of 3]
72 6 Sunday school, lessons, notes, and research, undated [3 of 3]
Other Atlanta organizations
73 1 Atlanta Botanical Garden, Garden of Eden Ball, A Tropical Paradise, 1996
73 2 Atlanta's Woman of the Year, correspondence and notes, 1955-1956
73 3 Decatur Rotary Club, speech, 1998
73 4 Visiting Nurses Association of Metropolitan Atlanta, speech, undated
Reinhardt University (formerly Reinhardt College)
73 5 Correspondence, administrative materials, and speech, 1963-1997
73 6 Correspondence, 1998-2003
73 7 Fundraising campaign, 1995-1996
73 8 Fundraising campaign, 1997-2000
73 9 Fundraising campaign, reports and volunteer manual, 1995-1997
73 10 Printed materials, 1995-2003
Republican Party
73 11 1954 Congressional campaign, Charles A. Moye, Jr., 1954-1955
74 1 1956 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, correspondence, 1956 June-October
74 2 1956 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, correspondence, 1956 November-1960 February
74 3 1956 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, finances, 1956-1957
OP4 - 1956 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, poster, 1956
74 4 1956 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, promotional materials, 1956
74 5 1956 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, radio and television ads, scripts, and correspondence, 1956
74 6 1956 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, speeches, policy papers and notes, 1956
74 7 1958 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, correspondence and notes, 1958
74 8 1958 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, finances, 1958
74 9 1958 Congressional campaign, Randolph Thrower, research and clippings, 1956-1958
75 1 1962 Congressional campaign, Jim O'Callaghan, correspondence and notes, 1962-1963
75 2 1962 Congressional campaign, Jim O'Callaghan, finances, 1962-1963
75 3 Bullock, B. F., articles, undated
75 4 Clippings, 1950-1959
75 5 Clippings, 1960-1969 [1 of 2]
75 6 Clippings, 1960-1969 [2 of 2]
75 7 Clippings, brochures and research, 1985-1999
76 1 Correspondence, 1984-1987
76 2 Correspondence, 1988-1991
76 3 Correspondence, 1992-1996
76 4 Correspondence, 1997-1999
76 5 Correspondence, 2000-2004
76 6 County and congressional district organizations, Georgia, list of officers and members, 1964
76 7 Coverdell Good Government Award, speech, 1999
76 8 Election Results, Georgia, 1956
77 1 Fulton County Republican Party, correspondence and notes, 1953-1963
77 2 Fulton County Republican Party, correspondence, administrative materials, and speeches, 1964 January 6-February 20
77 3 Fulton County Republican Party, correspondence and administrative materials, 1964 February 22-October 14
77 4 Fulton County Republican Party, minutes and reports, 1960-1963
77 5 Fulton County Republican Club's 100th Anniversary Emancipation Proclamation Dinner, program, 1963
77 6 Fulton County Republicans' Operation Breakthrough, booklet, 1963
77 7 Fulton County Speakers Bureau, 1963
77 8 Fulton County, Rules of the Fulton County and the Georgia Republican Party, 1964
77 9 Georgia patronage, 1960 census, correspondence, and personnel lists, 1960
77 10 Georgia patronage, correspondence, 1954-1961
77 11 Georgia presidential electors, list, 1952
77 12 Georgia Republican County Convention Manual for 1964, binder, 1964
78 1 Georgia Republican Party, correspondence, administrative materials, and notes, 1953-1963
78 2 Georgia Republican Party, correspondence, administrative materials, and notes, 1964 January-April
78 3 Georgia Republican Party, correspondence, administrative materials, and notes, 1964 May-1968 May
78 4 Georgia Republicans' Ethics Committee, 1985-1988
78 5 Mobilization of Republican Enterprise (MORE), brochures, 1964
78 6 National Republican Convention, tickets, 1960
78 7 Newsletters, county, state, and national party, 1956-1965
78 8 Perdue, Governor Sonny, correspondence, research and clippings, 2003
78 9 President's Committee on Government Contracts, Youth Training Incentive Conference, 1956-1957
79 1 Research, 1953-1964
79 2 Towns County, Georgia, school superintendent controversy, 1956-1958
Southeastern Council of Foundation
79 3 Membership lists, 1990-1991
79 4 Memos and correspondence, 1988-2003
Wesleyan College (Macon, Georgia)
79 5 Board of Trustees, administrative materials and speech, 1997-1999
79 6 Board of Trustees records, 2000 January-2001March
79 7 Board of Trustees records, 2001 April-2002 January
79 8 Board of Trustees records, 2002 February-March 28
80 1 Board of Trustees records, 2002 March 29-2003 February 20
80 2 Board of Trustees records, 2003 February 25-May 1
80 3 Board of Trustees records, 2003 May 5-2005 February 11
80 4 Correspondence and notes, 1997-2001
80 5 Correspondence and notes, 2002-2005
80 6 Fundraising Campaign Steering committee, 1997 July-2000 June
80 7 Fundraising Campaign Steering committee, 2000 July -2002 December
OP1 9 Honors, 1981, 1988
80 8 India proposal, correspondence and agreement, 2002
80 9 Printed materials, 1995-2002
81 1 Thrower and Munroe funds, correspondence and financial documents, 1999-2002
81 2 Thrower and Munroe funds, correspondence and financial documents, 2003-2006
81 3 Trustee Development committee, 1988-1989
81 4 Trustee Development committee, 1990-1996
81 5 Trustee Development committee, 1997-2000
81 6 Trustee Development committee, 2001-2004
Woodward Academy (formerly Georgia Military Academy)
81 7 Charter, by-laws, and reports, 1991-1995
82 1 Correspondence, notes, speeches, and board meeting materials, 1947-1999
82 2 Correspondence, notes, speeches, and board meeting materials, 2000-2002
82 3 Correspondence, notes, speeches, and board meeting materials, 2003-2004
OP6 - Governing board poster, 1963
82 4 Printed materials, 1993-2004
82 5 Reports and Governing Board handbook, 1995-2009
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