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United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Al Gore, Jr., Papers

Identifier: MPA-0310

The three letters included in the Al Gore, Jr., Papers, 1976-1977, request Representative Benjamin S. Rosenthal to assign Gore a seat on a House committee - Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, Appropriations Committee, and a number of other possible seats.

Dates: 1976-1977

Congressional Correspondence Related to the Telepost bill, H.R. 19402

Identifier: MPA-0153

This collection contains correspondence regarding the Telepost bill, H.R. 19402. The correspondence dates to 1910.

Dates: 1910

Douglas MacArthur Report to Congress

Identifier: MS-0399

This collection contains a scrapbook that has numerous pictures, newspaper articles, and magazine articles that pertain to the life, accomplishments, and family of General Douglas MacArthur, along with three audio records titled “General of the Army Douglas MacArthur’s Report to Congress” from April 19, 1951.

Dates: 1951

Eugene L. Joyce Papers

Identifier: MS-2552
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, minutes, memoranda, reports, publications, awards, contracts, and photographs documenting Eugene L. Joyce's life and involvement in the Oak Ridge community and political apparatus. The collection is divided into eight series: Family and Life (Series I) Correspondence (Series II), Politics and Community Involvement (Series III), Taxes and Contracts (Series IV), Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (Series V),...
Dates: 1847-2003 (bulk 1944-2003)

Harry Curtis Collection

Identifier: MS-0323

This collection contains business and personal correspondence, research notes and published and unpublished articles, talks, and book reviews by Harry Curtis, photographs, articles on his retirement and death, printed technical material, and a copy of his account of his career.

Dates: 1908-1963

Howard and Irene Baker Papers

Identifier: MPA-0105
Abstract The papers of Howard and Irene Baker, who both served in the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee’s Second District, were donated to the University of Tennessee on March 1, 1973, by Irene Baker. The Baker collection is made up of legislative files, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, speeches, bills, and myriad associated items. Of special importance in the collection are Howard Baker, Sr.’s works concerning the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Atomic Energy...
Dates: 1933 - 1964

Howard H. Baker Jr. Papers

Identifier: MPA-0101

Contains material covering Baker's senatorial career (1967 - 1985) and political campaigns, including his roles as senate minority and majority leader, his service as vice chairman of the Watergate committee, and his involvement in issues such as the Panama Canal and SALT II Treaties. Materials include correspondence, reports, memos, news clippings, case files, public opinion mail, speeches, manuals, photographs, film, video and audio recordings.

Dates: 1964 - 1987

Howard H. Baker Jr. Papers First Addendum

Identifier: MPA-0101-001

This addendum to the papers of former Senator Howard H. Baker contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs, schedules, speeches and other material related to the Senator's career and personal life. While some papers in the addendum cover roughly the same time and events as the Howard H. Baker Papers (MPA.101), this addendum also documents the Senator's political, legal and personal activities before and after his tenure in the Senate and White House.

Dates: 1856-2007, bulk 1966-1994

Howard H. Baker Jr. Papers Second Addendum

Identifier: MPA-0101-002

This addendum to the papers of former Senator Howard H. Baker contains correspondence, schedules, speeches and other material related to the Senator's career and personal life. While most of the papers in the addendum cover the years after the Senator's political career, there are also some papers related to his earliest political campaigns.

Dates: 1960-2001

Howard H. Baker, Jr. Papers Third Addendum

Identifier: MPA-0101-003
Abstract This addendum contains select papers from Senator Baker's career that were not included in the original collection but came from the University of Mississippi's Trent Lott Collection. The focus is July 1970 - November 1983 when Bake was representing Tennessee in the United States Senate. Some subjects covered include a SALT delegation to Geneva, Switzerland; Harry S. Truman Commemoration of what would have been the late president's 100th birthday; and the United Nations-General Assembly 35th...
Dates: July 1970-Nov. 1983

Jere Cooper Letter to Paul Butler

Identifier: MPA-0312

This collection contains a letter from Jere Cooper to Paul Mullholland Butler.

Dates: 1955

John J. Duncan Sr. Papers

Identifier: MPA.0328
Abstract This collection documents the congressional career of Republican John J. Duncan Sr., who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Tennessee's second District from 1965 until his death in 1988. The collection contains material from Duncan’s office in Washington, D. C., and offices in each county of his district. The materials reflect Duncan’s reputation as a congressman primarily dedicated to serving his constituents. Materials here also document Duncan’s...
Dates: Bulk, 1964-1988 1958-1992; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1988

June Frazier Collection

Identifier: MPA-0118

The June Frazier Collection is composed primarily of items documenting Jimmy Carter's presidency. It also includes a copy of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty of 1979 and a copy of Bill Clinton's 1992 Acceptance Address.

Dates: 1968-1998

Kenneth Rush Papers

Identifier: MPA-0141

This collection, the Kenneth Rush Papers, 1930-1991, contains correspondence from Rush or UT administrators (e.g., Ed Boling, Charles Brakebill, Andy Holt, and Joe Johnson) between 1962 and 1991, news articles on Rush, and other miscellaneous documents, such as a copy of Rush's UT grade report from 1930, copies of his 1962 commencement speech, biographical sketches, and a photograph.

Dates: 1930-1991

Kenneth Rush Papers

Identifier: MPA-0142

This collection contains handwritten notes, letters, and articles concerning the 1971 Berlin Agreement, meetings with Henry Kissinger and French dignitaries, and interviews with Rush on his career.

Dates: 1971-1990

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...
Dates: 1930-1986, undated

Political Papers

Identifier: MPA-0335
Abstract This collection contains correspondence in the form of eleven letters. The letters are primarily written by members of the United States government, but also lawyers, printers, and private citizens. Subjects discussed include the printing the "Cambridge history of English literature" ; property and the estate of Henry L. Douglas ; letters of appreciation to W.M. Deisher, most notably from President Roosevelt's secretary M.H. McIntyre, a representative of Secretary of State Cordell Hull, and...
Dates: 1901-1947

Presidential Letters to Howard H. Baker, Jr.

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MPA-0359

Five letters from Ford, Nixon, Carter, Reagan to Howard Baker.

Dates: 1970 - 1983

Sam Sells Letter to Governor Hooper

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MPA-0352

Letter from U.S. Congressman Sam Sells to Governor Ben Hooper, advocating that a Dr. Acuff of Knoxville be appointed as the new Lieutenant of the Medical Corps of the National Guard.

Dates: May 20, 1912

U. S. Technology and the Soviet Union

Identifier: MS-1079

One bound copy of the dissertation, U.S. Technology and the Soviet Union: The American Policy Debate over Export Control and Technology Transfer to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics,1948-1972, written by Thomas J. Byrd II.

Dates: 1982 March