Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
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, 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. 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.
David M. Axelrod, Oak Ridge, Tenn. U .S. Presidential Candidate position paper, 2004 & 2008
“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.”
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.
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.
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).
[Daniel] McCallum and Bowen Account Book and List of Knox County voters, 1865-1866. Both manuscripts recorded in one volume
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.
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.
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.
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.