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Andrew Johnson Papers -- Joseph Baccus Gift.

Identifier: MSC 0257

Scope and Contents

The Andrew Johnson Papers-Baccus Gift was donated to the McClung Historical Collection in the summer of 1953 by Joseph Baccus. Dr. Baccus' dissertation was The Oratory of Andrew Johnson. The bulk of the collection consists of typed transcriptions of the speeches of Andrew Johnson and other related Andrew Johnson articles and notes. There are several original Andrew Johnson documents dating from 1845-1872; printed speeches and articles; six presidential military appointments, all 1866 (Henry Bennett, John Totten, John Myrick (two), Edward Washington, and Dwight Kelton); and one undated supplement sheet from the Greeneville Intelligencer with a March 22, 1875 speech of Andrew Johnson. 31 folders.


  • 1845-1875

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


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Andrew Johnson Papers -- Joseph Baccus Gift.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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