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Governors -- Election -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alf Taylor Campaign Button

Identifier: MS-1551

This button, worn by Alf Taylor's supporters during Tennessee's War of the Roses, bears a single red rose and the legend War of the Roses: Bring One. It was manufactured by Smith & Lamar of Nashville, Tennessee and Dallas, Texas.

Dates: circa 1886

Bob Clement Papers

Identifier: MPA-0320

The papers of former US congressman Bob Clement (U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 5th District, 1988-2003), who mounted a campaign to become Mayor of Nashville in 2007, but ultimately lost in a runoff to Karl Dean. While the collection includes material from both his congressional career and his mayoral campaign, the bulk of the material comes from the mayoral campaign.

Dates: 1993-2007; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2007

Newton Cannon Circular

Identifier: MS-3633
Abstract Governor Newton Cannon published this circular to present his position and objectives in the current race for governor. This document is addressed to Mr. John Rhea in Marshall County, Tennessee. In it, Cannon supports a national bank, deplores Van Buran’s profligacy, refers voters to his record in office, anticipates supporting the Whig/Republican candidate in the presidential campaign two years hence, and opposes a large standing army and government support of West Point. Cannon closes...
Dates: 1839 May

Pamphlet in Opposition to Ben Hooper

Identifier: MPA-0210

This collection includes one campaign pamphlet from the 1914 Tennessee governor's race. The pamphlet details alleged violations made by Governor Hooper in the statewide exchange of textbooks during his office.

Dates: circa 1914

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