5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Tennessee--Politics and government--To 1865.

  1. John Bell papers, 1815-1861

    1 item ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative and senator from Tennessee, and U.S. secretary of war. Volume containing correspondence, speeches, and Bell's reports in Congress. Includes material on patronage in Tennessee, national politics, and Bell's candidacy for president in 1860.

  2. Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    26,000 items ; 198 containers plus 5 oversize ; 47.4 linear feet ; 78 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

  3. James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    20,500 items ; 155 containers plus 20 oversize ; 39 linear feet ; 67 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

  4. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    40,000 items ; 245 containers plus 1 oversize ; 55.8 linear feet ; 55 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U. S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

  5. George Fort Milton papers, 1828-1985

    30,000 items ; 100 containers ; 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, historian, advisor to diplomatic delegations, consultant to U.S. government agencies, and special assistant to Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, research and historical source material, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and biographical matter relating primarily to Milton’s work as a historian of the Civil War and career as a newspaper editor...