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This collection houses correspondence, appointments, and other official documents related to Absalom Arthur Kyle and his son Hugh Graham Kyle. Hugh Graham Kyle was born on December 27th, 1849 to Absalom and Marry Anne in Rogersville, TN. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps and served as a judge and was a respected member of the Tennessee bar. He died on July 15th, 1927. There are also account books, private records of legal cases, and a cash book.
This collection consists of a political letter and bill addressed to Albert G. Welcker.
In these four letters, Allen Hall's correspondents discuss such political matters as appointments to the Post Office, removals of political officeholders, and the political situation in Knoxville and East Tennessee.
Andrew J. Fletcher published this circular in order to refute accusations made by Mr. Bullen, his Republican opponent in the state senate race. Fletcher refutes the charges, turns several back on Bullen, and then adds additional ones.
This collection consists of sixteen Andrew Jackson Donelson correspondences about plantation life, slavery, and politics in Tennessee.
This circular, entitled Appeal to the People of Tennessee, begins with a brief history of Tennessee's recent history that leads to Johnson announcing his appointment as military governor of the state. Within this role, he invites the citizens to support his government appointments until an election can be held, and promises amnesty for all who yield to the authority of the national government. He assures them that there will be no vindictive prosecutions.
Andrew Johnson, then serving in the U. S. House of Representatives, writes from Elizabethton, Tenn., to his son-in-law David T. Patterson on July 10, 1845, describing the political scene and campaigning action in East Tennessee.
Four page personal correspondence between Andrew Johnson and his son, Robert Johnson, dated February 7, 1859 from Washington City.
In this document Andrew Roberts, administrator of Adam Clapp's estate, petitions the Knox County Court to allow the sale of a slave named Roy so that the proceeds may be divided among Clapp's eight heirs.
In this 1926 document, Tennessee governor Austin Peay appoints Miss Mary E. Baker as a delegate to the 50th Anniversary Conference of the American Library Association. This conference was held October 4-9, 1926, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Ben Atchley Papers include records from the life and career of Ben Atchley, a Republican politician from the State of Tennessee. The collection spans from 1965 to 2003 and focuses almost entirely on Atchley's career as a State Representative (1972-1976), State Senator (1977-2005), and Senate Republican Caucus Chairman (1983-1985).
William Maclin, Secretary of State for Tennessee, on May 24, 1799 issued a bill for the United States government concerning the boarding of eight Creek Indians for 33 1/2 cents each (including one gallon of whiskey) for two nights in Nashville, TN.
The Bob Clement Oral History is a project conducted by University of Tennessee doctoral students Travis Hardy and Aaron Crawford.
The collection includes recordings and transcripts of oral interviews with former Congressman Bob Clement and his family members. Focus is on Clement's long and varied career in public service, from his father's time as Tennessee's governor to his own positions at the Tennessee Valley Authority and terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
This collection contains photos of Brown Ayres conducting business at the Tennessee Senate Chamber in Nashville, TN and a letter to Jim Venito.
This collection documents the State of Tennessee in 1970. The material primarily consists of information commissions, departments, and offices. Additionally, there are briefings on the environment, housing and revenue.
This carte de visite is a commercial reproduction of a portrait of W. G. Brownlow.
This broadside, published by Authority, presents to the citizens of Tennessee the General Assembly's reasons for proposing to leave the United States of America, as well as the Declaration of Independence of Tennessee, the military agreement between Tennessee and the Confederacy, the act to authorize a provisional force, and the Constitution of the Provisional Government of the Confederated States of America.
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 36
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 32
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 24
- Governors -- Tennessee. 9
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 8
- Slavery -- Tennessee 7
- Elections -- Tennessee. 6
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 6
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1951-. 6
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
- Broadsides 5
- Tennessee -- History. 5
- Legislators -- United States. 4
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 4
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 4
- Correspondence. 3
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 3
- Lawyers -- Tennessee. 3
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1800-1810. 3
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1841-1845. 3
- Constitutions -- Tennessee. 2
- Creek Indians. 2
- Elections -- Tennessee -- History. 2
- Henry County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 2
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Madison County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Newspapers -- Tennessee. 2
- Politicians -- Tennessee. 2
- Smith County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 2
- Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 2
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861. 2
- United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century. 2
- United States -- Politics and government. 2
- United States. Congress. Senate. 2
- Veterans -- Tennessee. 2
- Whig Party (Tenn.). 2
- Account books -- Tennessee. 1
- Agriculture -- Tennessee. 1
- Bachelors -- Taxation. 1
- Bar associations -- Tennessee. 1
- Bedford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Blountville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Bookkeeping. 1
- Campbell County (Tenn.) 1
- Carroll County (Tenn.) 1
- Cholera -- Tennessee. 1
- Cholera -- United States -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Claiborne County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Confederate States of America -- Politics and government. 1
- Confederate States of America. 1
- Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Creek Indians -- Politics and government. 1
- Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Dayton (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Democratic Party (Tenn.). 1
- Democratic Party (U. S.) -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Dresden (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Education, Higher -- Administration. 1
- Education, Higher -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Executions and executioners -- Tennessee. 1
- Gibson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Governors -- Election -- Tennessee. 1
- Grainger County (Tenn.) 1
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Greene County (Tenn.) 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
- Haywood County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Henry County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Government relations. 1
- Ireland -- Genealogy. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
- Journalists -- Tennessee. 1
- Justices of the peace -- Tennessee. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Hamilton County (Tenn.). 1
- Library science -- Congresses. 1
- Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
- Mississippi -- Politics and government 1
- Missouri -- Politics and government 1
- Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
- North Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865. 1
- North Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 1
- Pensions -- United States. 1
- Political campaigns -- Tennessee. 1
- Political campaigns -- United States. 1
- Post office stations and branches -- Tennessee. 1
- Prison administration -- Tennessee. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 1
- Republican Party (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Roads -- Tennessee. 1
- Roane County (Tenn.) 1
- Rutherford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Secession -- Southern States. 1
- Shelby County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Sheriffs -- Tennessee. 1 ∧ less