Politics and government
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Knox County Democratic Women’s Club minute book, 1930-1932. Given by Evelyn Jane Davis in memory of Stella Ball.
Minute book of the Knox County (Tenn.) Democratic Women’s Club, December 10, 1930-July 6, 1932, September 7 (no year). List inside volume names charter members, March 1928, with notes added later. Volume also includes newspaper clipping and programs from the Roosevelt Recovery Birthday Dinner, 1934, and Woodrow Wilson banquet ticket, 1933, and program, 1937. Loose papers include the constitution and by-laws, 1934, and an undated list of members.
Manuscript of Lead Me On: Frank Goad Clement and Tennessee Politics by Lee Seifert Greene, Knoxville, Tenn. 1982. 13 chapters. Photocopy. + notes to book (photocopy).
Drafts of letters written to Lee S. Greene’s daughter Harriet, describing events that took place during the first city and county (Knoxville and Knox County, Tenn.) consolidation attempt in 1959. “The Seven Ages” unpublished autobiography of Dr. Lee S. Greene (was also restricted until after the death of Dr. Greene and his wife). 509 pp. (photocopy)
Letter from John Blair, Washington City, to George Gammon, Sullivan County, Tenn. April 30, 1830. ALS 5 pp. (2 pcs.). Re: state of things in East Tennessee; friends of General [Andrew] Jackson; internal improvements by the government; road bill; John Williams; government opening the Cumberland River; etc. Outer page folded to make envelope: no stamp; words “Free. J. Blair.”
Letter of the Hon. Hugh L. White to the Legislature of Tennessee on Declining to Obey Certain of Their Resolutions of Instruction and Resigning the Office of Senator of the United States. 1840. (ephemera)
Letter of the Hon. Hugh L. White to the Legislature of Tennessee on Declining to Obey Certain of Their Resolutions of Instruction and Resigning the Office of Senator of the United States. Washington: printed at the Madisonian Office. 1840. 15 pp.
Tenn. Politics. Luke Lea, Campaign poster, Democratic candidate for re-election to U.S.Senate. Large photograph of Lea, with facsimile signature at bottom and message. Poster is 12 1/2 x 18", B&W. For Nov. Primary election, no date. 1916? VG. cond. with rolls and folds. Scarce, authentic vintage.
“Poke Shooting in Tennessee.” Political cartoon by E.W.C. Published by A. Donelly. Re: Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, Webster, Dallas, Tyler, and Freylinghuysen. Color. 1 pc. (fragile: edges are damaged).
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.
Powell County, Tenn. Injunction to John S. Young, et al., to conduct any business on behalf of Powell County. Signed by Dicks Alexander. November 4, 1839.
Printed broadside. Writ of injunction prohibiting John S. Young of Davidson County, et al. from conducting any business on behalf of the newly formed Powell County, Tenn. Signed by D(icks) Alexander, Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court at Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tenn. DS 1 pc. (+ typed sheet explaining document. Powell County did not exist for very long.)
Papers by and about Ray H. Jenkins and his role in the Army McCarthy Hearings (1954); the Col. John Nickerson court martial (1957); and Republican politics. Also includes photographs, editorial cartoons, magazine articles, clippings and Ray H. Jenkins’ speeches. There is a J. Edgar Hoover autograph on a Nov. 29, 1954 letter (folder 16).
Speech of the Hon. Reese B. Brabson on the State of the Union; delivered in the House of Representatives, March 2, 1861. Washington: 1861. Photocopy.
Republicans Urge Tennessee to Ratify Suffrage. Broadside. 1 pc. 8.5 x 11” (fragile). . National Woman’s Party, Washington, D.C. (ephemera)
Scrapbook of glued-in newspapers clippings of the column by Dr. Frederick Augustus Ross, D. D. (1796-1883). Some identified as from the Christian Observer (Richmond, Va.). Title of column was “Rev. Dr. Ross’ Column.” Mostly religious and political. Undated. Includes printed copy of December 16, 1868, letter from Dr. Ross, Huntsville, Ala., to Col. John A. McKinney, Rogersville, Tenn.
Letter from Richard Lee, Richmond, to Robert Carter, Westmoreland. December 15, 1785. Re: liquidating Continental or State Loan Office certificates; Religious Bill, Jefferson and Wythe. ALS 1 p. Letter from Richard Lee, Westmoreland, to Robert Carter, Westmoreland. November 2, 1786. Re: no Senate yet; nominations for governor; petitions for and against paper money. ALS 1 pc. Letter from Richard Lee, Lee Hall, to Robert Carter, Nomony. July 6, 1790. Re: attend a survey. ALS 1 p.
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)
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, political cartoons, Knoxville news, and Central High School articles.
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, political cartoons, Knoxville news, and Central High School articles
Scrapbook of relief bills introduced by Jno. C. Houk, U.S. House of Representatives, 52nd Congress. 1892. (scrapbooks)
Scrapbook of relief bills introduced by Jno. C. Houk, U.S. House of Representatives, 52nd Congress. 1892. 1 volume. 153 pp. + index at front of volume. + loose papers, including: 6 relief bills, 1892; “To the Republican Voters of Phillips County”; program from Fifth Annual Drummers Picnic, Knoxville, Tenn., May 8, 1890;”To All Good Citizens of Tennessee” from the Anti-Salon League; The Tennessee Educational Bulletin. Vol. 2, No. 1. Nashville, Tenn. January 1923.
Sevier County. Politics. Handbill in the form of the opponents letter. Bully Blazer and L. E. Sarten working for Pierce in Sevier Co., Gov. race, 1926.
Sevier Co. Politics. Handbill in the form of the opponents letter. Bully Blazer and L. E. Sarten working for Pierce in Sevier Co., Gov. race, 1926. Signed by Sarten and sent to Hathaway in Carter Co. In 1928, the letter was used by the opposition. 1 pg. Exc. cond., no env., folds.
“Seymour, Tennessee” by Mary and Elizabeth Sharp. Ca. 1960s. 3 pp. Carbon TS (Photocopy in VF). Official ballots for 4th District, Knox County, Tenn., primary election, 1902. 2 pcs. “U. S. Journal: Knoxville, Tenn. It’s Just Too Late,” by Calvin Trillin, The New Yorker, March 12, 1979. Pp. 110-117. Re: auto accident death of FaNee Cooper in Knox County. “Mrs. Seymour, Wife of Engineer, Dies.” Knoxville News-Sentinel. July 22, 1955.
Southern Rights’ Ticket. . Includes Jefferson Davis for President and William G. Swan for Congress. Printed. 1 pc. 3x5”
Speech given after a dinner in Nashville by Edward Everett of Massachusetts. May 30, 1829. Undated TS 13 pp.