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Special Collections Online at The University of Tennessee

Speeches, addresses, etc.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Humphrey Marshall and B.F. Hallett Speeches

Identifier: MS-3622

These two speeches were given in Washington, D.C. upon the nomination of Breckingridge and Lane and were then published by the National Democratic Executive Committee. Marshall’s speech, after proclaiming his support for the nominees, gave a history of the split in the Democratic Party that was filled with warning and self-promotion. Hallett’s speech presents the northern vision for continued party union and begs the delegates to keep the party together.

Dates: 1859

John B. Brownlow Letter

Identifier: MS-0363

This collection consists of a single letter from John B. Brownlow to William G. McAdoo on February 4, 1890. The letter concerns Brownlow's recollection of a speech made by Andrew Johnson in Knoxville around 1860.

Dates: 1890 February 4

Kelsy Keny Senior Toast

Identifier: AR-0767

This collection contains a speech made at the 2015 Senior Banquet by one of the nine recipients of the Torchbearer Award, Kelsey Keny. The speech was a sentimental reflection Keny makes on her time as an undergraduate at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 2015 January 23