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Four page personal correspondence between Andrew Johnson and his son, Robert Johnson, dated February 7, 1859 from Washington City.
The History Department Records contains records from the University of Tennessee's Department of History, dating between 1934-1970. The collection covers when the history department was part of the Department of History and Political Science, when it split into a single department in 1941, and became formally established as the Department of History in 1946.
The material, covering 1782-1839, contains letters and documents related to the War of 1812. Important correspondents include Lyman Draper, John Overton, William Blount, David Henley, and Return J. Meigs.
This collection consists of a print of a sketch of William Blount etched by Albert Rosenthal in 1888.
Tennessee governor Robert Love Taylor wrote this letter to Irish political activist John Boyle O’Reilly on April 2, 1889, arguing that the Irish should rule their homeland and drive out the English.
This collection consists of a senior thesis on William G. Brownlow originally submitted to the history department of Princeton University by Gordon Bonnyman Jr. The thesis discusses Brownlow's early life, career as a circuit rider, and some themes to 1860.
This collection consists of one mounted image of William Bowen Campbell. The verso contains a brief biographical sketch of the Congressman, including his service in the Seminole and Mexican wars and his stint as Governor of Tennessee.
This collection consists primarily of letters documenting William Gannaway Parson Brownlow's service as Governor of Tennessee and showing the problems that Tennessee faced during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also included are letters to and from Brownlow's son John Bell Brownlow.
This collection contains five letters written by William G. Brownlow between 1836 and 1862. In them, he discusses speaking engagements and the Civil War. Also included are three photographs of Brownlow.
This collection contains a copy of a newspaper account book, A Narrative of the Life, Travels, and Circumstances Incidents Thereto of William G. Brownlow, and two bonds signed by Brownlow. The narrative appears to have suffered water damage and many parts are faded or illegible.
This collection contains correspondence, receipts, accounts, and gubernatorial addresses documenting the life and work of William Gannaway Brownlow.
Tennessee Governor Willie Blount wrote this letter to Benjamin Homans, J. E. Smith, and William Blagrove of Boston, Massachusetts on November 22, 1810. In it, Blount thanks the men for sending him a copy of a speech given to the Bunker Hill Association in Boston (he does not mention who gave the speech) and expresses his appreciation for the organization's work.
This manuscript describes the political life of former Governor of Tennessee Winfield C. Dunn. The bulk of the text deals with the 1970 Republican Gubernatorial Primary and the subsequent Gubernatorial race in the State of Tennessee.
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 5
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
- Journalists -- Tennessee. 2
- Artists -- United States. 1
- Boston (Mass.) -- History. 1
- Correspondence. 1
- Education, Higher -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Elections -- Tennessee. 1
- History -- Study and teaching. 1
- Ireland -- 1880-1890. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Politicians -- Tennessee. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 1
- Shelby County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1951-. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 1
- Tennessee -- Religion. 1
- Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 1
- Tennessee. Militia -- History -- 19th century. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- History -- War of 1812. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 1
- United States -- Politics and government. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 1 ∧ less