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Storming Heaven,

Identifier: IX
From the Collection:

Collection consists of materials used in the preparation of the following books by Lately Thomas:

From the Collection:
  1. The Vanishing Evangelist (1959)
  2. A Debonair Scoundrel (1962)
  3. Sam Ward: King of the Lobby (1965)
  4. Delmonico's: A Century of Splendor (1967)
  5. The First President Johnson (1968)
  6. Between Two Empires (1969)
  7. The Mayor who Mastered New York (1969)
  8. Storming Heaven (1970)
From the Collection:

The material includes extensive notes, both longhand and typewritten; clippings; books and pamphlets; printer's copy; galley proofs; and correspondence.

In addition to the papers relating to the books, there is included a portion of the very extensive research done for a projected account of the Tom Mooney, Preparedness Parade bombing in San Francisco in 1916, and the subsequent years of legal tussle over Mooney's conviction.


  • 1957-1973

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite and must be requested in advance. See for detailed information. Collections must be requested through a registered Special Collections research account.


From the Collection: 21.75 Linear Feet (23 boxes)

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA