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Elections -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Ephemera

Artificial collection of ephemera items related to the history of Knoxville, Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains, and more.

Dates: 1800-2012

Jefferson Cate Rejected Ballot

Identifier: MS-2363

This collection contains the rejected ballot of Jefferson Cate for General Election in the 5th Civil District of Jefferson County, Tenn., and is signed by J. C. Turnley on May 27, 1869.

Dates: 1869 May 27

John M. Lea Letter

Identifier: MS-3068

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.

Dates: 1868 March 21

S. P. Solomonson Photograph

Identifier: MS-3118

This collection houses a photograph taken by S. P. Solomonson in Fayetteville, Tennessee on May 1, 1908. The photograph, which depicts a crowd in what may be a campaign rally, documents the Democratic gubernatorial primary between Malcolm Rice Patterson and Edward Ward Carmack.

Dates: 1908 May 1

Tennessee Gubernatorial Election Result Summaries

Identifier: MS-0713

These summaries document the county-level results of the Tennessee gubernatorial elections held between August 1799 and August 1825.

Dates: 1967 February 21

Tennessee Representatives to the U. S. House Election Summaries

Identifier: MS-0718
Abstract These summaries document Tennessee races for the U. S. House of Representatives held for the 8th and 9th Districts in 1825, the 9th District in 1827, the 8th and 9th Districts in 1829, the 8th and 9th Districts in 1831, the 11th, 12th, and 13th Districts in 1833, and the 13th District in 1835. They are preceded by a letter from Assistant State Archivist Mrs. Cleo A. Hughes to Dr. Stanley J. Folmsbee indicating that his request could not be filled in full and that the returns may not be...
Dates: 1967 February 28, 1971 September 7

Tennessee Socialist Party Platform

Identifier: MS-3590

This small leaflet lists reasons for workers to join the Socialist Party. The bottom of the second page lists the national and state candidates for the 1932 election, including John H. Compton for governor of Tennessee.

Dates: 1932

William H. Polk Letter

Identifier: MS-1977

This collection consists of a single letter written by William H. Polk on 17 May 1843 regarding the prospects of his party in the upcoming election. The letter, which is marked private, was written from Columbia. In it, Polk discusses the results of canvassing in Western and Middle Tennessee. He predicts that his party will gain three to seven members in the Legislature in the western counties and surpass the Whig Party in Middle Tennessee.

Dates: 1843 May 17

Winfield Dunn Autobiography Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-3213

This manuscript describes the political life of former Governor of Tennessee Winfield C. Dunn. The bulk of the text deals with the 1970 Republican Gubernatorial Primary and the subsequent Gubernatorial race in the State of Tennessee.

Dates: undated