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Newspapers -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Allen A. Hall Letters

Identifier: MS-1635

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.

Dates: 1849 May 22-November 8

Cave Johnson Letters

Identifier: MS-0888

Two of these letters, both addressed to an unknown recipient, concern subscriptions to the Weekly Globe. The third (dated 1843) is addressed to John H. Caustine and concerns fees for dealing with spoliation claims.

Dates: 1832 June 17-1843 December 23

F. S. Heiskell Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-2190

This collection contains a F. S. Heiskell's scrapbook of 1840's newspaper clippings, mainly about the government, the economy, agriculture, and the Mexican War.

Dates: circa 1840-1851

H. G. Parks Letter

Identifier: MS-0269

In this letter, H. G. Parks asks F. S. Heiskell (editor of the Knoxville Register) to please send him a copy of that paper. Parks is residing in Richmond (Ray County), Missouri and has not seen the Register since he left Knoxville. He also remarks that most newspapers in Missouri "put Genl. Jackson down and ... rase Henry Clay." A note on the verso indicates that Heiskell provided the requested copy.

Dates: 1831 July 24

John H. Eaton Jr. Papers

Identifier: MS-0018

This collection houses the papers of Tennessee educator, journalist, and politician John H. Eaton Jr. Some of the topics documented include the U. S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, the U. S. Bureau of Education, Eaton's newspaper Memphis Evening Post, and personal matters.

Dates: 1865-1881

John H. Eaton Papers

Identifier: MS-1078

This collection houses booklets, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, invitations, and correspondence documenting John Eaton's work as editor of the Memphis Post, Superintendent of Schools in Tennessee, and U. S. Commissioner of Education.

Dates: 1862 October 5-1881 September 29

Oak Ridge Mercury Loss News Clippings

Identifier: MS-3797

This collection consists of photocopied newspaper clippings from 1983 to 1986 detailing mercury loss into East Fork Poplar Creek in Oak Ridge, Tennessee from the Y-12 plant. The clippings include documentation of public controversy and fear surrounding this revealed exposure by the Department of Energy in addition to the subsequent Congressional hearing and later efforts to clean up the environment contaminated by the mercury loss.

Dates: 1983 May 18-1986 December 11

U.S. Government Documents Declaring War

Identifier: MS-3631

This double-sided broadside reprints a message to Congress by James Madison (June 10); a report from the Committee on Foreign Relations; the declaration of war, signed by Henry Clay and William Crawford, and approved by James Madison (June 18); a proclamation by the president, signed by James Madison and James Monroe (June 19); and a letter to the citizens of West Tennessee from Felix Grundy (June 25).

Dates: 1812 June 1-25

"With the Tennessee Valley Authority"

Identifier: MS-1256

This collection includes pages from Knoxville Labor News featuring the "With the Tennessee Valley Authority" article during 1936 and 1937. Also included is one copy of the April 23, 1936 issue of the Norris News.

Dates: 1936-1937