Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
This small leaflet, entitled "Message of the Governor" presents the alarming conditions of the state penitentiary and requests the Tennessee Senate and House of Representatives take some definite and prompt action before they adjourn for the holidays. The alarming conditions were the result of overcrowding and immense indebtedness. It is signed in type by D.W.C. Senter.
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.
This collection contains one short essay on H. Clay Evans' run for governor of Tennessee in 1894. It mentions his opponent Walter Brownlow and Evans' asking that soldiers from the Civil War not be allowed to vote in the election for the Republican nomination.
The General George Thomas Letters, 1869, outline the debate over a resolution proposing the removal of Thomas's portrait from the state capitol.
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.
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.
This small circular announces Butler's re-election bid for sheriff of Claiborne County, Tennessee and requests that the Republicans choose him at the primary on May 23. His appeal is based on the Republican custom of giving officials a second term and on his financial record during his first term.
Judge Barclay Martin writes to Tennessee's governor William G. Brownlow concerning the possible vacancy of the 16th Circuit judgeship. Martin is recommending E. G. Hill, Esquire for the position.
A single handwritten letter dated August 26, 1868 to the Honorable W. G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee, from Judge J. F. Lauck of Gallatin, TN in reference to a dispute about Lauck's Chancellorship, meetings of the Tennessee Bar Association about him, and injunction brought up against him.
This collection houses minutes, plans, reports, correspondence, and publications documenting the Knoxville Community Planning Council's work between 1943 and 1946. The bulk of the material focuses on the Master Planning Committee.
This collection consists of a letter from L. H. Passmore of Ducktown, Tennessee to Senator William G. Brownlow. Passmore asks Brownlow's advice on with candidate the Republican party should nominate for governor of Tennessee, given that both support giving former Confederate soldiers back the vote, a policy that Passmore opposes.
This collection consists of 14 letters regarding political matters and positions from various leaders of Tennessee's regional and state government.
This collection houses correspondence, certificates, textbooks, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Neal and Wheelock families of East Tennessee. It also includes newspaper articles and transcripts showing the Scopes Trial.