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John Fain Anderson
This collection of scrapbooks includes material (1861-1925) on East Tennessee politics and government, the Republican Party, and individual politicians such as Andrew Johnson, James K. Polk, the Brownlows, Bob and Alf Taylor, T. A. R. Nelson, and Andrew Jackson.
Includes videotaped programs on the political aspects of such topics as the Tennessee Valley Authority, strip mining, union organizing, sanitary landfill development, and annexation.
Congress for Appalachian Development
Includes correspondence, transcripts of testimony, clippings, and other materials related to the political aspects of such topics as regional electric power development, the Appalachian Regional Commission, economic development, the coal industry, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Guy Despard Goff
Consists of 3 volumes of typescript copies of correspondence, telegrams, and letters of congratulations relating to Goff's military and political career during and following WWI. Goff was elected to the U.S. Senate from W. Va. in 1924.
Frederick S. Heiskell
Includes correspondence and scrapbooks connected to Heiskell's (1786-1851) involvement in abolitionism, and early Tennessee and Whig Party politics. Correspondents include John Bell, William G. Brownlow, and James A. Garfield.
City of Johnson City
Includes administrative and judicial records of permanent value for the city of Johnson City, Tennessee from c. 1890.
Carl A. Jones
Documents the history of Johnson City, Tenn., including local and state politics, elections, government activities, community events, civic and social organizations from the 1930s to the end of the 20th century.
Jonesborough (Tenn.) Board of Mayor and Aldermen
Consists of a minute book containing a list of ordinances ratified in 1906 and minutes of meetings of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, 1906-1910.
William Henley Nelson Family
Includes correspondence, speeches, and appointments relating to Nelson's (1837-1935) political career in East Tennessee. Correspondents include William G. Brownlow and Theodore Roosevelt.
James H. Quillen
Documents the public life and political career of Congressman James H. Quillen. Quillen served in the Tennessee General Assembly (1955-63) and the U.S. House of Representatives (1963-97). His papers focus on political, social, and military issues at the local, state, national, and international levels.
B. Carroll Reece
Long-time Congressman Reece's extensive collection includes correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, clippings, etc. covering Reece's career, primarily 1908-1961. Topics include Andrew Johnson, McCarthyism, the Pearl Harbor investigation, and Republican national politics. Correspondents include Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Robert A. Taft, and J. Edgar Hoover, among others.
Benjamin Harrison Taylor Family
Includes biographical and political materials (correspondence, election materials, speeches, clippings, memorabilia, etc.) relating to Taylor's life (1888-1930) and that of his father, Alfred Alexander Taylor (1848-1931).
Consists of papers relating to Alfred Taylor's successful 1920 campaign for Governor of Tenn. Blaine Taylor served as campaign secretary.
Washington County (Tenn.) Court
Includes administrative and judicial records having permanent value for Washington County, Tennessee and spans 1780-1960s.