Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
1823 letter to Captain John P. Mathews
Two page, double-sided letter from Henry Sheffer (possibly) of Grayson County Virginia to Captain John P. Mathews (Clerk of Court for Wythe County Virginia from 1809-1850). Topics include illness at home; an election campaign for General Smyth who is opposed to John Quincy Adams; and s request for Captain Mathews to subpoena the witnesses requested for the author’s upcoming Chancery Court case involving W. D. Nielson.
Includes transcript of letter by McClung Staff.
Adam Clayton Powell card
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was a Baptist pastor and the first African American Congressman elected from New York State. The front of the card has a photo of Adam Clayton Powell standing next to and looking down at a woman holding a baby (most likely his wife Hazel Dorothy Scott and their son Adam Clayton Powell, III) and “VOTE FOR DADDY!” underneath the photo. Back of card has Powell’s listings of his accomplishments and reasons to re-elect him.
Alfred A. Taylor and Robert L. Taylor Collection.
Alfred A. and Robert L. Taylor material: printed etched portrait of each man, 1 pc.; campaign button “The People -- Our Bob” 1 pc. (in envelope); “The War of the Roses” / “Bob” Taylor brochure re: “The Paradise of Fools” lecture series, 1893-1894. 1 pc.
Cas Walker election card. (ephemera)
Re-Elect Cas Walker to City Council with photo on front; joke on back. Ca. 1940. 1 pc. 4.5 x 2.5”
Daniel M. Axelrod, U .S. Presidential Candidate position paper, 2009.
David M. Axelrod, Oak Ridge, Tenn. U .S. Presidential Candidate position paper, 2004 & 2008
Election notice broadside
“Election Notice. I will, on Saturday, the 12th of December 1891, at the regular voting place in each Civil District of Washington County, open and hold an election, for the purpose of voting County subscription of $150,000 to the capital stocks of the Louisville, Cumberland Gap and Atlantic Railway and the Unaka and Nola Chucky Railway, J. I. Hawkins, Sheriff of Washington County.”
Ellen Capito Collection (Milligan family, Greeneville, Tenn.).
George M. Trotter Papers
Harry T. Burn for Governor. (ephemera)
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.
J. Carroll Cate Collection.
Material on J. Carroll Cate (1896-1980)and his campaigns running for Knox County, Tenn., sheriff. Includes color pictures of John J. Duncan, signed; Senate Joint Resolution No. 64 re: naming J. Carroll Cate Bridge, signed by Ned R. McWherter and Governor Ray Blanton; political ephemera re: sheriff’s elections; TVA&I resolution on the death of J. Carroll Cate. J. Carroll Cate was the jailer of the Knox County Jail during the Knoxville Race Riot 1919 and was elected sheriff 1936-1940.
James Shields Papers.
Letter from Oliver Perry Temple, Greeneville, to R. H. Armstrong, Knoxville, March 5, 1848.
Letter from O. P. Temple, Greeneville, to Robert H. Armstrong. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: informing him that Temple had agreed to form a partnership with William H. Sneed of Knoxville. Armstrong may also have been a partner with Sneed at the time. Includes election results from Greene County (Sevier re-elected over Page, a Methodist preacher). Includes address panel with stampless “Greeneville, Te” CDS and manuscript “5” rate.
Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button
Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button (circular tin-type, embossed, with red ribbon). Image on both sides.
Lincoln County, Tenn., election petition, 1813.
Petition to the General Assembly of Tennessee from Citizens of Lincoln County, Tenn., re: additional site for voting at elections. September 1813. Includes signatures. ADS 1 Pc. (2 sheets, attached).
McCallum and Bowen Account Book and List of Knox County voters, 1865-1866.
[Daniel] McCallum and Bowen Account Book and List of Knox County voters, 1865-1866. Both manuscripts recorded in one volume
Political and Business Ephemera.
Political: J W. Elmore for Mayor (1951); Al Schmutzer for District Attorney
Business: M. F. Flenniken & Co. (4 pieces); McClamroch Co.; Preston White, C. L. U.
Cultural: Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Va.
Political Ephemera. Gift of Eddie Walker.
1. Election ticket . 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 . Governor: Prentice Cooper, J. Ridley Mitchell, J. Bailey Wray. 1 pc.
Prentiss Price Papers. Hawkins County, Tenn., Court Cases. (1788 -1897).
Randy Tyree for Mayor card
Card printed "Randy Tyree for Mayor"
Tennessee Union Ticket, Election, August 1, 1861 “Against the Permanent Constitution.” (ephemera)
Tennessee Union Ticket, Election, August 1, 1861 “Against the Permanent Constitution” (4 tickets uncut on one sheet, 4 x 7.5 inches). W.H. Polk - Governor; H. Maynard - Congress; J.W. Wester - Senator; R.H. Hodsden - Floater; Jno. M. Fleming - Representative. Ephemera.
W. S. Maget Papers, 1875-1933. Mascot, Knox County, Tenn. Collected by Frances Hileman.
Whiskey Trials ephemera
Will Wallace letter to Sheriff Sam McCalmon, 1844.
March 9, 1844 letter from Brig. Gen. Will Wallace, Maryville, Tenn., to the Sheriff of Knox County Sam McCalmon (sic.) [McCammon]. Re: instructions to hold an election for a lt. col. and a 2nd major. ALS 1 pc.