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Lyric Poetry Mural, Lyric Poetry (detail), by Henry O. Walker, in the South Corridor, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
Photographic print.
[c.1899]

Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.
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Current Laureate:
Judson Mitcham

Start of Term:
May 4, 2012

Position History:
Position established January 18, 1925, by governor's proclamation, codified in Georgia State Code, Sec. 50-1-3.

Previous Laureates:
Frank L. Stanton (Jan. 18, 1925-Jan. 7, 1927)
Ernest Neal (Aug. 20, 1927-Jan. 23, 1943)
Wightman F. Melton (Jan. 25, 1943-Oct. 12, 1944)
Oliver F. Reeves (Nov. 16, 1944-Jan. 23, 1963)
Agnes C. Bramblett (Sept. 13, 1963-March 30, 1973)
Conrad Aiken (March 30, 1973-Aug. 17, 1973)
John R. Lewis, Jr. (Dec. 24, 1974-Jan. 18, 1997)
Bettie Mixon Sellers (1997-2000)
David Bottoms (May 31, 2000-2012)

Further Resources:
Publications by Judson Mitcham in the Library's online catalog.

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