Our staff was saddened to learn about the death of Eva Galambos, who passed away on Sunday, April 19th at the age of 87.
Galambos was president of the Committee for Sandy Springs from 1975-2005, a group which lead efforts to incorporate the city. She also served as the city's first mayor, holding the office for two terms before stepping down in 2013. The collection she donated to the Russell Library includes correspondence, memoranda, announcements and flyers, meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, subject files, photographs, publications, and more related to the incorporation and activities of the Committee for Sandy Springs, Friends of Sandy Springs, Citizens for Sandy Springs, Georgia Future Communities Commission, and Northside Woods Neighborhood Association.
In 2012 Galambos sat down with interviewer Bob Short to record on oral history for the Reflections on Georgia Politics oral history series.