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Allen A. Hall Letters
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 Jackson Donelson Correspondence
This collection consists of sixteen Andrew Jackson Donelson correspondences about plantation life, slavery, and politics in Tennessee.
Edward W. Carmack Pamphlets
This collection consists of seven campaign pamphlets dating from 1905 to 1907 supporting Senator Edward W. Carmack's re-election to the U.S. Senate.
Harold Ford, Jr. Papers
The papers of former United States Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. (born 1970). Ford served as Congressman from Tennessee's 9th District from 1997-2007 and ran an ultimately unsuccessful Senate race against Bob Corker in 2006. Although the collection contains some materials from Ford's father and congressional predecessor, Harold Ford, Sr. The bulk of materials are from Ford's own five terms and 2006 Senate campaign.
Horace Maynard Papers
This collection contains scrapbooks, speeches, correspondence, photographs, essays, eulogies, and a biography documenting the life and work of Tennessee statesman Horace Maynard. There are a few items of unknown origin, including a deed for 60 acres on the south side of the French Broad River to John Wright signed by Governor William Carroll and two certificates of sale for land in Ohio purchased by Mathew Heuston and signed by President James Madison.
Howard and Irene Baker Papers
Howard H. Baker Jr. Papers First Addendum
This addendum to the papers of former Senator Howard H. Baker contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs, schedules, speeches and other material related to the Senator's career and personal life. While some papers in the addendum cover roughly the same time and events as the Howard H. Baker Papers (MPA.101), this addendum also documents the Senator's political, legal and personal activities before and after his tenure in the Senate and White House.
Howard H. Baker Jr. Papers Second Addendum
This addendum to the papers of former Senator Howard H. Baker contains correspondence, schedules, speeches and other material related to the Senator's career and personal life. While most of the papers in the addendum cover the years after the Senator's political career, there are also some papers related to his earliest political campaigns.
J. L. Edwards Letters
James B. Frazier Collection
This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, congressional material, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the life and career of James B. Frazier.
James K. Polk Letter
In this 1841 letter to David Burford, James Polk asks Burford to reconsider his decision to abandon his political aspirations and discusses the general political situation in Tennessee.
John Bell Letter
In this August 30, 1844, letter to William Brownlow, publisher of The Whig newspaper, John Bell, then Secretary of War, discusses his support of Henry Clay in 1839.
Lee Annis Papers
Lee Seifert Greene Collection
O. P. Temple Papers
The O. P. Temple Papers consist of correspondence, legal and financial files, writings, newspaper clippings, awards, gifts, and photographs documenting the life and work of Knoxville businessman and politician Oliver P. Temple.
Park Family Papers
This collection houses correspondence, ledgers, and bank records documenting the lives of several members of the Park family in Knoxville, Tennessee and Galleighan, Ireland. Among the topics discussed are family news, national politics, and land holdings that the Parks are renting out.
S. H. Laughlin Letter to W. I. Whitthorne
In this letter (marked Private) to W. I. Whitthorne, S. H. Laughlin discusses local and national politics. He touches on the possible adjournment of the U. S. House of Representatives, the state of the Native American Democratic ticket and the Whig Party, and his own efforts to promote the Democratic Party and fight the Whigs in Tennessee. He ends with a plea for funds to support his work.
Some Themes in the Early Life of William G. Brownlow
This collection consists of a senior thesis on William G. Brownlow originally submitted to the history department of Princeton University.
William B. Bate Letter
In this February 7, 1877 letter to John H. Erskine, William B. Bate describes his problematic run and subsequent defeat in his most recent senatorial race.
William G. Brownlow Letter Supporting Congress
This April 3, 1866, letter was written by William G. Brownlow in Knoxville, Tennessee during his time as governor. In this short handwritten letter, Brownlow gives his support to Congress on an unspecified matter instead of President Andrew Johnson.
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 9
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 5
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 4
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 4
- United States. Congress. Senate. 4
- Legislators -- United States. 3
- Tennessee -- History. 3
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 3
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1841-1845. 3
- Governors -- Tennessee. 2
- Slavery -- Tennessee 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 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
- Blountville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Creek Indians. 1
- Democratic Party (U. S.) -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Dresden (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Government relations. 1
- Ireland -- Genealogy. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Hamilton County (Tenn.). 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Newspapers -- Tennessee. 1
- Pensions -- United States. 1
- Political campaigns -- United States. 1
- Post office stations and branches -- Tennessee. 1
- Smith County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 1
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and Government -- 1901-1909. 1
- Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 1
- United States -- Foreign relations -- 1865-1898. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1809-1817. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1849. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1869. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 1
- Whig Party (U. S.) -- History. 1 ∧ less