Wayne Garner papers
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Wayne Garner papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of West Georgia
Creator: Garner, Joseph Wayne, 1951
Title: Wayne Garner papers
Dates: 1980-1994
Quantity: 1.68 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract:These are the papers of former Georgia Representative Wayne Garner who served the 30th District from 1980 until 1994. This collection includes files primarily concerning the fields of education, healthcare, and corrections institutions.
Identification: POL-0021

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Wayne Garner (b. 8 May 1951, Fulton Co., Ga.) attended West Georgia College in the late 1960s. Garner served Carrollton, Douglasville and other areas of the 30th District in the State Senate from 1980 until 1994, during which time he made a bid for, and then withdrew from, the race for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia (1990) and became President Pro Tempore of the State Senate (1993). In 1995, Garner served as Chair of the State Board of Pardons & Paroles and from 1996 to 1998 he was head of the Georgia Department of Corrections. He is a local businessman in several west Georgia communities as well as having served as mayor of Carrollton since 2003.


Scope and Content Note

The Wayne Garner political collection consists of papers accumulated during his time serving as a state representative for Carrollton and Carroll County. Included are files on correctional institutions and police, local education and sales taxes, and healthcare.


Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by file title.


Index Terms

Carroll County (Ga.)--History.
Carrollton (Ga.)--History.
Correctional institutions--Georgia.
Douglas County (Ga.)--History.
Douglasville (Ga.)--History.
Garner, Joseph Wayne, 1951- --Archives.
Georgia-- Politics and government --20th century.
Georgia.General Assembly. --House of Representatives.
Legislators--Georgia.
Politicians --Georgia.
Villa Rica (Ga.)--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Wayne Garner papers. Annie Belle Weaver Special Collections, Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, University of West Georgia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated by Wayne Garner, 14 April 1998.

Processing Information note

Processed by Jason Kennedy, March 2013.

Sponsorship

Finding aid converted with funds from a UWG FY14 Presidential Assistance Grant.

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by United States Copyright Law


Container List

 

Box

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11Aged Study Committee Articles
 
2Aged Study Committee Memorandum
 
3Aged Study Committee Reports/Minutes
 
4Blue Prints [Prison Alcohol Production Plant]
 
5Budget Requests:, 1987 & 1988
 
6Burwell Center
 
7Candidates for Senate
 
8Capital Punishment
 
9Carroll County Training Center
 
10Carroll County Vocational Tech
 
11Carroll County Waste Treatment Plant
 
12Cemetery Committee
 
13Central State Hospital
 
14City of Douglasville
 
15City of Villa Rica
 
16Correctional Industries
 
17Correctional Institutions
 
18Correspondence Incoming, (1980-1986)
 
19Correspondence Incoming, (1987-1988, n.d.)
 

Box

Fldr

21Criminal Justice Council
 
2Democratic Caucus
 
3Department of Corrections Meeting Minutes
 
4Department of Defense
 
5Department of Human Resources (Report)
 
6Douglas County High School DECA
 
7Douglas County Retardation Association
 
8Environment Information
 
9Federal Penitentiary
 
10Florida Corrections Industries
 
11Georgia Bankers Association
 
12Georgia Board of Private Detectives
 
13Georgia Department of Medical Assistance
 
14Georgia Department of Veterans Service
 
15Georgia Recording Industry Study Committee
 
16Georgia State Merit System
 
17Georgia State Patrol
 
18Georgia Women's Correctional Institute
 
19Governor's Education Review Committee
 
20Heard County Waste Dump
 
21Higher Education Committee
 
22Hospital Care for the Indigent
 
23Insurance Information
 
24Japan Trip
 
25Juvenile Justice Committee
 
26Juvenile Offenders
 
27Legislation Summary 1983 Session
 
28Legislation for 1984 Session
 

Box

Fldr

31Legislation for 1986 Session
 
2Legislation for 1987 Session
 
3Legislation for 1988 Session
 
4Legislation for 1989 Session
 
5[Marta] Annual Report, 1985
 
6Medicaid Study Committee
 
7Memos
 
8Memorandum Incoming [1 of 2]
 
9Memorandum Incoming [2 of 2]
 
10Memorandum Outgoing
 
11National Conference of Legislators
 
12North Georgia College Scholarship
 
13Pardon and Parole Hearings
 

Box

Fldr

41Public Policy for Corrections
 
2Reidsville Prison
 
3Safe Dams Study Committee
 
4Sales Tax 1%
 
5School Bus Information
 
6Sea Palms
 
7Sex Education
 
8State Employment Applications
 
9State Patrol
 
10Tort Reforms
 
11Vocational Education
 
12Woodridge Hospital
 
13[untitled]