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Andrew Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3798
Abstract

Four page personal correspondence between Andrew Johnson and his son, Robert Johnson, dated February 7, 1859 from Washington City.

Dates: 1859 February 7

Ben W. Hooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0323
Abstract

This collections contain correspondence, political papers, legal papers and financial papers documenting Ben W. Hooper and his time as governor of Tennessee (1910-1914).

Dates: 1910-1959

Bob Clement Oral History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MPA-0348
Abstract

The Bob Clement Oral History is a project conducted by Univeristy 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.

Dates: 2006

Buford Ellington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0174
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1970

Gordon Browning Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0208
Abstract

This collection consists of a typescript draft of Gordon Browning's memoirs.

Dates: circa 1966

History Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0163
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1934-1970

John Sevier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1941
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1782-1839

Lee Seifert Greene Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3662
Abstract This collection consists of materials documenting the life and work of Lee S. Greene. These materials include reserach, teaching material, student papers, photographs, newspaper clippings related to politics in Tennessee, and edited manuscripts. The majority of the documents relate to Greene's political research for his publications including Lead Me On: Frank Goad Clement and Tennessee Politics, To Foster Knowledge, Government in Tennessee, and Seven Ages: An Autobiography. The collection...
Dates: 1930-1986, undated

Print of William Blount

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3742
Abstract

This collection consists of a print of a sketch of William Blount etched by Albert Rosenthal in 1888.

Dates: 1888

Robert Love Taylor Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0795
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1889 April 2

Scrapbook of Papers about the Attempted Impeachment of Governor Henry H. Horton

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MPA-0324
Abstract

This collection contains a number of newspaper clippings pertaining to the attempted impeachment of Tennessee Governor Henry H. Horton in 1931.

Dates: 1931

Some Themes in the Early Life of William G. Brownlow

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract

This collection consists of a senior thesis on William G. Brownlow originally submitted to the history department of Princeton University.

Dates: 1969

State of Tennessee Executive Orders

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0181
Abstract

The collection consists of Executive Orders signed by Tennessee governors between 1971 and 1983.

Dates: 1971-1983

William B. Campbell Card

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2457
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated

William Blount Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0980
Abstract This collection consists of a letter, a warrant, and an invitation created by William Blount while he was serving as the Governor of the Territory South of the River Ohio. The letter was written to Colonel David Henley (the local agent for the Department of War) on October 26, 1795 and concerns arrangements to deliver ammunition and other supplies to a group of Creek Indians. The warrant is dated July 21, 1795 and authorizes Henley to pay a company of troops stationed near Nashville...
Dates: 1795

William G. Brownlow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1940
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1848 December 18-1902 August 5

William Gannaway Brownlow Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0936
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1836-1862

William Gannaway Brownlow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0266
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, receipts, accounts, and gubernatorial addresses documenting the life and work of William Gannaway Brownlow.

Dates: 1831-1877

William Gannaway Brownlow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated

Willie Blount Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0966
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1810 November 22