Bill of Sale for Slave, 1852
The James B. Frazier Collection is divided into six major parts: correspondence files, newspaper clipping files, speech files, congressional files, miscellaneous files, and scrapbook files. The correspondence files contain letters, personal and official, from 1893 to 1914. Newspaper clippings span from 1890-1937 and concern Frazier's life. The speech files contain a complete text of Frazier's speeches, which are arranged chronologically, and various speeches made by Congressional figures. The congressional files contain bills, acts, and reports about important legislation and also claims and cases important to Frazier. The miscellaneous files contain miscellaneous correspondence, publications, diplomas received, honors, and commissions. The scrapbook files are devoted to scrapbooks of newspaper clippings,letters, and pictures of Frazier.
Conditions Governing Access
The Modern Political Archives are housed at the Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy. Researchers interested in consulting the MPA collections are advised to contact the Modern Political Archives
From the Collection: 32 Linear Feet (32 boxes)