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Fred D. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0116
Abstract

The Fred D. Thompson Papers (1993-2002) detail Thompson's career as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1994-2002. Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, audio and video tapes, and many other formats of materials document the complete workings of the Thompson administration, both in Washington and in his state offices throughout Tennessee. Some material on Thompson's two Senatorial campaigns (1994 and 1996) is also included.

Dates: 1993-2002

General George Thomas Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2246
Abstract

The General George Thomas Letters, 1869, outline the debate over a resolution proposing the removal of Thomas's portrait from the state capitol.

Dates: 1869

H. H. Thomas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3062
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Union solider H. H. Thomas to William G. Brownlow in Knoxville, Tennessee. Thomas congratulates Brownlow on his nomination for governor of Tennessee, praises him as a supporter of the Union, and asks for a position in his administration.

Dates: 1865 January 28

Hardin P. Shannon Letter to Harmon G. Lea

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1347
Abstract

This letter, to Harmon G. Lea, shares Hardin Shannon's concerns about the upcoming election for representative from Grainger County, Tennessee, and discusses Shannon' affiliation with the Whig Party. Shannon is particularly worried that Colonel Cleveland and Esquire Moore will manipulate the election to Shannon's detriment so that Cleveland will be elected.

Dates: 1845 June 3

Harold Ford, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0326
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1982 - 2006

Helen "Tootie" Haskins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0143
Abstract

This collection consists of bills, correspondence, notes, minutes, reports, and publications dealing with part of Senator Ben Atchley's career in the Tennessee Senate.

Dates: 1984-1998

H.F. Cummins Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3620
Abstract

H.F. Cummins published this four-column broadside from Paris, Tennessee in order to share his political goals, should he be elected to the state legislature.

Dates: 1853 July 7

Hinchey Petway Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2482
Abstract

This collection consists of a memorandum of monies received by Hinchey Petway belonging to the state of Tennessee for land in Williamson County. The ledger contains fifty-six pages of entries which spans the years 1824 to 1838 with the bulk of the entries recorded prior to 1830.

Dates: 1824-1838 (Bulk 1824-1829)

Horace Maynard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0415
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1800-1998; Majority of material found within 1828-1882

Howard and Irene Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0105
Abstract The papers of Howard and Irene Baker, who both served in the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee’s Second District, were donated to the University of Tennessee on March 1, 1973, by Irene Baker. The Baker collection is made up of legislative files, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, speeches, bills, and myriad associated items. Of special importance in the collection are Howard Baker, Sr.’s works concerning the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Atomic Energy...
Dates: 1933 - 1964

Howard H. Baker Jr. Papers First Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0101-001
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1856-2001, bulk 1966-1994

Howard H. Baker Jr. Papers Second Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0101-002
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1960-2001

J. L. Edwards Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0728
Abstract In these two letters to Andrew Johnson (then serving Tennessee in the U. S. House of Representatives), J. L. Edwards of the U. S. Pension Office officially establishes the conditions under which old Mrs. Curtis and the heirs of the late Sarah Hawley would be eligible for government pensions. Johnson forwarded both items to Blackston McDannel in Greeneville, Tennessee with a handwritten note assuring McDannel that he is doing the best he can to get the pensions approved, although it appears...
Dates: 1844 December 13-14

James A. Rogers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0738
Abstract The bulk of this collection houses legal documents, correspondence, plats, and other items documenting James A. Rogers' life and work. Among the subjects shown are rail and steamboat shipments in the 1850s and 1860s, land grants and sales (including land grants given in recognition of service in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War), transaction records of enslaved individuals from the 1840s to the 1860s, the Civil War (including the construction of Fort Pillar north of...
Dates: 1784 November 3-1974 December 27 (bulk 1784 November 3-1897 December 10)

James B. Frazier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0107
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, congressional material, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the life and career of James B. Frazier.

Dates: 1880-1950

James C. Luttrell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2219
Abstract

In an October 4, 1857 letter to his wife, James C. Luttrell, a former Knoxville mayor and Comptroller of the Treasury for the State of Tennessee, describes the Nashville political climate just prior to the Civil War.

Dates: 1857 October 4

James K. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0797
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1841 February 2

John Bell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2866
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1844 August 30

John Jennings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0113
Abstract

This collection documents the political career of John Jennings, Jr. While the majority of the collection comes from his time as a Tennessee Representative (1939-1951), there are also materials documenting his time in other political offices, as well as personal papers from as far back as 1898. The collection contains correspondence, radio speeches, bills, claims, committee papers, newspaper clippings, newsletters, scrapbooks, invitations, programs, and photographs.

Dates: 1898 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1950

John M. Lea Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3068
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from John M. Lea to William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee. Lea briefly introduces his recommendation of H. G. Smith as Judge of the Supreme Court and refers Brownlow to a full letter of recommendation originally enclosed with this letter.

Dates: 1868 March 21

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Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Dayton (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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Dresden (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Education -- Tennessee. 1
Education, Higher -- Administration. 1
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Executions and executioners -- Tennessee. 1
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 1
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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
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Post office stations and branches -- Tennessee. 1
Prison administration -- Tennessee. 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 1
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Roads -- Tennessee. 1
Roane County (Tenn.) 1
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