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William Emerson Brock III Papers

Identifier: MPA-0106

  • Staff Only

William E. Brock’s papers include legislation, correspondence, schedules, calendars, books, speeches, and certificates. Media includes paper, photographs, slides, audio recordings, films, videos, scrapbooks, and ephemera. The collection is stored in approximately 119 linear feet of boxes.


  • 1930-1994

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

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Modern Political Archives .


119 boxes

Biographical/Historical Note

William Emerson Brock III was born in Chattanooga on November 23, 1930. He was elected to a seat in the U.S. Congress in 1962. He defeated Albert Gore, Sr. for a seat in the U.S. Senate in 1970. Brock lost his Senate seat in 1976 to Jim Sasser. In 1994 Brock was unsuccessful in his campaign for U.S. Senate in the State of Maryland. Brock’s appointed positions include U.S. Trade Representative and U.S. Secretary of Labor under the Reagan Administration.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as MS.2016.

Other Finding Aids

A full container list for this collection can be found as a PDF.

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