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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 collection contains documents from Andrew Jackson Graves' life and career as a Tennessee State Senator. The bulk of the material comes from the years 1933 to 1940, and relates to various projects Graves was involved in at the local, state, and national levels. The collection also contains a sizable number of posthumous documents pertaining to awards and honors he received after his death.
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).
This letter (March 17, 1900) announces Hooper's intention to be a candidate to the National Convention and expresses Hooper's hope for help from an old friend, an unidentified Paul.
B.O. Duggan's papers are drawn from his files of reports and letters concerning education in Tennessee, which he kept while he was a professor at the University and a Commissioner of Education for the state. Items of particular interest include Duggan's Personal File as Commissioner, his education scrapbook (which contains articles about Tennessee education), and bound quarterly reports. Collection consists of three boxes divided into three series: Subject File, Scrapbooks, and Reports.
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.
The papers of former US congressman Bob Clement (U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 5th District, 1988-2003), who mounted a campaign to become Mayor of Nashville in 2007, but ultimately lost in a runoff to Karl Dean. While the collection includes material from both his congressional career and his mayoral campaign, the bulk of the material comes from the mayoral campaign.
This collection contains photos of Brown Ayres conducting business at the Tennessee Senate Chamber in Nashville, TN and a letter to Jim Venito.
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 41
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 34
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 24
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 12
- Governors -- Tennessee. 11
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
- 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
- United States. Congress. Senate. 6
- Broadsides 5
- Legislators -- United States. 5
- Tennessee -- History. 5
- 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
- Politicians -- 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
- Governors -- Election -- Tennessee. 2
- Henry County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 2
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 2
- Madison County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Newspapers -- Tennessee. 2
- Smith County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 2
- Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 2
- Tennessee. General Assembly. Senate. 2
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861. 2
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909. 2
- United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century. 2
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses 2
- United States -- Politics and government. 2
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 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 -- Tennessee. 1
- Education, Higher -- Administration. 1
- Education, Higher -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Executions and executioners -- Tennessee. 1
- Gibson County (Tenn.) -- History. 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
- 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 ∧ less