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Cas Walker and J. S. Cooper fight

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1998.001
Scope and Contents

Cas Walker and J.S. Cooper fight, 1956. Photographs by Tom Greene (one of these pictures appeared in Life Magazine, March 19, 1956). 4 photographs + one copy negative.

Dates: 1956

Composite photograph of Tennessee Senate, 45th General Assembly

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2000.002
Scope and Contents Composite photograph of Tennessee Senate, 45th General Assembly. 1887-1888. Includes portraits of Governor R.L. Taylor, Speaker Z.W. Ewing, and Senators J.W. Brown, J.M. Carden, L.T. Cobbs, B. Cecil, J.J. Coile, W.W. Fairbanks, C.B. French, A.P. Green, E. Jarvis, V.J. Kennedy, H.M. Ledbetter, J. Leech, J.W. Lewis, T.C. Long, A. Jones, W.J. Lyle, H.J. Lynn, L.E. Polk, G. Maney, J.H. McDowell, J.D. Montedonico, J. Norment, B.W. Padgett, W.A. Quarles, W. Sanford, J.M. Simerly, J.W. Sparks, R.E....
Dates: 1887-1888

Harry T. Burn for Governor. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2009.002
Scope and Contents

Harry T. Burn for Governor card, Republican Primary, August 7, 1930. With messages to Republican Men and Republican Women, photograph at top of card. 1 pc. Ephemera.

Dates: 1930

Harry T. Burn Papers

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Identifier: MSC 0255
Scope and Contents Includes legal records; material about women’s suffrage, 1920. + One folder of 6 photographs (5 pcs.--one 8x10 has 2 images on it) of Harry T. Burn and a set of files on the CBS television story (The American Parade) featuring Mr. Burn in 1974. 26 photographs of Rockwood, taken by Steinwehr. One box of Harry T. Burn suffrage material, including letter from Mama, telegrams, and related material. Removed from that box and placed in a separate box (Nov....
Dates: 1919 - 1974

Hu Lawson McClung. “Career of Hu Lawson McClung” Scrapbook.

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Identifier: PAS 0028
Scope and Contents

“Career of Hu Lawson McClung” scrapbook, 1909 with some 1910. Includes clippings, correspondence, writings. 1 vol. + 2 folders of loose clippings and documents from scrapbook.

Dates: 1909-1910

John Williams letters written as U. S. Senator from Tennessee, March 22 and April 30, 1816, February 28, 1820.

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Identifier: MM.2003.016
Scope and Contents

Three letters written by U.S. Senator John Williams from Tennessee. 1. March 22, 1816, to Mr. Br___. ALS 1 p. (torn in 2 pieces). 2. April 30, 1816, to Mr. Br___. ALS 1 p. Mentions Dr. McGhee. 3. February 28, 1820, to Mr. Thompson (?). ALS 1 p. Mentions his brother and naval service.

Dates: 1816-1820

Loudon County, Tennessee, Farmers Alliance and Hon. L.C. Houk and Hon. J.C.J. Williams. 1890 (ephemera)

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2016.001
Scope and Contents

Political ephemera re: Loudon County, Tennessee, Farmers Alliance and Hon. L.C. Houk and Hon. J.C.J. Williams. 1890. Headline: "Hon. L.C. Houk Snubs the Alliance. He Gets Wrathy in Reply to Their Civil Questions and Pours Out Vinegar Upon the Farmers Who Dare. Hon. J.C.J. Williams Keeps Serene and Answers Politely and Favorably." 1 pc. (torn). 10 x 16.75”

Dates: 1890

Lucien B. Chase letters, 1848.

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Identifier: MM.1981.101
Scope and Contents April 14, 1848, letter from Lucien B. Chase, U. S. House of Representatives, to Major General W. J. Worth. ALS 1 p. Re: Worth’s opinions on enclosed political questions. June 2, 1848, letter from L. B. Chase, U. S. House of Representatives, to General W. J. Worth. ALS 3 pp. Re: received Worth’s answers to political questions; support for Worth at the Baltimore convention; suggests Worth be cautious in letter writing (”Taylor has made himself vulnerable by the many letters he has...
Dates: 1849

Political Ephemera. Gift of Eddie Walker.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2011.013
Scope and Contents

1. Election ticket [1872]. For President, Ulysses S. Grant...Republican State Ticket [Tenn.], For Governor, Hon. A.A. Freeman. 1 pc. 2. Governor Austin Peay, Candidate for re-nomination Democratic Primary August 5, 1926, Opening Speech Delivered at Trenton, June 26th, 1926. 24 pp. (ink stain on p. 24). 3. Democratic Instruction Card [1938]. Governor: Prentice Cooper, J. Ridley Mitchell, J. Bailey Wray. 1 pc.

Dates: 1872, 1926, 1938

Portrait of Robert L. Taylor

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Identifier: QSPC 2003.002
Scope and Contents

Printed photographic portrait of Robert L. Taylor with printed quote “His Ambition” underneath portrait. Sepia. Image area 10.5 x 13.5.” Copyrighted 1913 by the Bob Taylor Publishing Company.

Dates: 1913

Ronald Reagan speech, 1980.

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Identifier: MM.1981.007
Scope and Contents

Transcript of campaign speech given by Ronald Reagan in Knoxville, Tenn., on September 22, 1980. Mentions the economy, Jimmy Carter, coal mining. 6 pp.

Dates: 1980

Sam G. Heiskell Scrapbooks covering 1895 to 1920.

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Identifier: PAS 0064
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of S.G. (Sam) Heiskell (Mayor of Knoxville 1896-97). Mostly newspaper clippings (many about Heiskell and politics) and ephemera. V. 1 1895-1907. 174 pp. (former accession # 4509) V. 2 1906-1912. 144 pp. (former accession # 4510) V. 3 1911-1915. 100 pp. (former accession # 4511) V. 4 1915-1918 144 pp. (former accession # 4512) V. 5 1917-1920 140 pp. (former accession # 4513)

Dates: 1895-1920

Samuel Mayes Arnell Papers, 1863-1903.

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Identifier: MSC 0626
Scope and Contents Papers of Samuel Mayes Arnell (1833-1903) from Columbia, Tenn., and Johnson City, Tenn.. He was a politician, postmaster, superintendent of schools, and a lawyer in Washington, D.C. Towards the end of his life was writing a history of Tennessee entitled, ‘Ten Years of Tennessee History’ or ‘The War of Secession and Reconstruction in Tennessee, 1861-1871.’ The manuscript volume is in the collection, along with several diaries or journal, correspondence from 1863 (medical Confederate...
Dates: 1863-1903

Senate, Sixty-Sixth General Assembly of the State of Tennessee

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Identifier: QSPC 2002.001
Scope and Contents

Senate, Sixty-Sixth General Assembly of the State of Tennessee. Composite (lists names and county or title under pictures). Image area 18.5 x 12.25” Small tear in upper center.

Dates: 1929-1930

Senator John Williams, Committee on Military Affairs, estimate and bill re: the Military Academy. [West Point] January 21, 1819.

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Identifier: MM.2003.017
Scope and Contents

Senator John Williams of Tennessee, Committee on Military Affairs, estimate and bill for the better organization of the Military Academy. [West Point]. January 21, 1819. Printed oversize item + loose page 8.

Dates: 1819

Tennessee State Senate, 53rd General Assembly, 1903-1905. (photographs). Gift of John Z.C. Thomas.

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Identifier: SPC 2019.064
Scope and Contents

Tennessee State Senate, 53rd General Assembly, 1903-1905. Oversize photograph (in folder, not framed)

Dates: 1903-1905

William G. Brownlow and Andrew Johnson carte de visite photographs

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Identifier: PC 0096
Scope and Contents

Cartes de visite (CDVs) of William G. Brownlow. 23 pcs. Cartes de visite (CDVs) of Andrew Johnson. 14 pcs.

Dates: 1850-1870