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Politicians -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Arnell Family Papers

Identifier: MS-3703

The Arnell Family Papers represents three generations of the Arnell family: Radical Republican Reconstruction politician and U.S. congressman Samuel Mayes Arnell, U.S. Bureau of Pensions worker and lawyer Samuel Mayes Arnell, Jr., and University of Tennessee graduate Harriette Locke Arnell. The collection contains family papers, financial and legal papers, and historical papers dated 1780-1957, with the bulk of the material covering 1860-1910.

Dates: 1780-1957, undated

Captain William Robert Anderson Collection

Identifier: MS-3806

This collection contains material documenting the life and accomplishments of William Robert Anderson, Captain of the USS Nautilus SSN 571 during the Cold War and Tennessee Congressman in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Dates: 1910-2017; Majority of material found within 1957 - 2013

Felix Grundy Letter

Identifier: MS-1084

This collection consists of a single one-page handwritten letter written by Felix Grundy on February 13, 1813.

Dates: 1813 February 13

Horace Maynard Letter

Identifier: MS-0996

This collection features one handwritten letter from Horace Maynard dated May 10, 1878.

Dates: 1878 May 10

Letter from the Chevalier D'Yrujo

Identifier: MS-3850

This collection is a pamphlet including a letter from the Chevalier D'Yrujo, Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States, to the Chairman of the Committee appointed to report on William Blount's impeachment.

Dates: 1798 January 19

Print of William Blount

Identifier: MS-3742

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

Dates: 1888

Pryor Lea Law License

Identifier: MS-0049

This collection consists of Pryor Lea's license to practice law in Tennessee, dated June 10, 1817. Lea was a politician and railroad entrepreneur. He served in the 2nd district for Tennessee in the House of Representatives.

Dates: 1817 June 10

The Watchdog Newsletter Collection

Identifier: MS-3963

This collection contains nine issues of The Watchdog from 1975-1981 printed in Knoxville, Tennessee, by Cas Walker.

Dates: 1975 June 5-1981 November 26

William Gibbs McAdoo Diary Extracts

Identifier: MS-1122

Two versions of William Gibbs McAdoo's diary documenting his life from 1846 to 1894. McAdoo wrote this diary and series of letters during the Mexican War, Civil War, and through his later years until 1894. Volume 1 is the draft version of the compilation of these extracts and Volume 2 is the final version.

Dates: 1846-1894

William Houston Letter

Identifier: MS-0496

This collection contains a letter from October 13, 1843 written by William Houston to his brother-in-law Thomas Wier of Jacksboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1843 October 13