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Andrew Johnson Letter

Identifier: MS-3798
Abstract Four page personal correspondence between Andrew Johnson and his son, Robert Johnson, dated February 7, 1859 from Washington City.

Ben W. Hooper Papers

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).

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.

Buford Ellington Papers

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.

Gordon Browning Memoirs

Identifier: MPA-0208
Abstract This collection consists of a typescript draft of Gordon Browning's memoirs.

History Department Records

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.

John Sevier 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.

Lee Seifert Greene 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 also...

Print of William Blount

Identifier: MS-3742
Abstract This collection consists of a print of a sketch of William Blount etched by Albert Rosenthal in 1888.

Robert Love Taylor Letter

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.

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.

Some Themes in the Early Life of William G. Brownlow

Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract This collection consists of a senior thesis on William G. Brownlow originally submitted to the history department of Princeton University.

State of Tennessee Executive Orders

Identifier: MPA-0181
Abstract The collection consists of Executive Orders signed by Tennessee governors between 1971 and 1983.

William B. Campbell Card

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.

William Blount Papers

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 defending...

William G. Brownlow Papers

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.

William Gannaway Brownlow Letters

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.

William Gannaway Brownlow Papers

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.

William Gannaway Brownlow Papers

Identifier: MS-0266
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, receipts, accounts, and gubernatorial addresses documenting the life and work of William Gannaway Brownlow.

Willie Blount Letter

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.

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