Family papers, 1849-1957.

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Moore, John Trotwood, 1858-1929. Family papers, 1849-1957.

Family papers, 1849-1957.

Contains correspondence, speeches, literary manuscripts, legal documents, accounts, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and genealogical data of John Trotwood Moore and other members of the Moore family, including his wife, Mary Brown Daniel Moore; his son, Merrill Moore; and his father, Judge John Moore. Subjects covered in the collection include John Trotwood Moore's writings and literature in general; Tennessee and U.S. politics; historic preservation, monuments, and memorials; the anti-evolution and labor movements; the Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I; historical buildings and events in Tennessee, most notably the State Capitol and the Tennessee Sesquicentennial celebration; Andrew Jackson; Alabama history; genealogy of the Moore, Brown, and Daniel families; and horse breeding and showing. Prominent correspondents include Rex Beach, Joseph W. Byrns, Frank G. Clement, George Creel, Jonathan Daniels, Donald Davidson, Charles G. Dawes, Thomas F. Gailor, John Wesley Gaines, Will T. Hale, Archibald Henderson, Cordell Hull, Frank James and Cole Younger (the latter a relative of Mary Daniel Moore), Luke Lea, Kenneth D. McKellar, George Fort Milton, Meredith Nicholson, Thomas Nelson Page, Andrew Johnson Patterson, Austin Peay, Gifford Pinchot, Grantland Rice, Albert H. Roberts, Will Rogers, John K. Shields, James G. Stahlman, T.S. Stribling, Booth Tarkington, L.D. Tyson, Harold Bell Wright, and Alvin C. York.

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Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946

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"These were written at periods when Mr. Tarkington and Susanah [his wife] were in Indianapolis and they wanted to have news from Kennebunkport, Maine. We had known him very shortly after we moved to Kennebunkport in about 1917, after the war. He was known as 'the gentleman from Indiana' and was a well known author at the time the first letter in this collection was written. . . . Mr. Tarkington had rented a house in Kennebunkport for many years but decided that he would like to design his own pl...

Shields, John Knight, 1856-1934.

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Moore family.

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Patterson, Andrew Johnson, 1857-1932.

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Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Daniels : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481338 From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Worth Daniels : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451557 Author, journalist, and government official Jonathan Daniels was a college classmate of Thomas Wolfe at the University of North Carolina. ...

Gaines, John W. (John Wesley), 1860-1926

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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Peay, Austin, 1876-1927

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Politician, Governor of Tennessee (1923-1927). From the description of Papers, 1923-1927. (Austin Peay State University). WorldCat record id: 30733247 ...

Moore, John Trotwood, 1858-1929

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Poet. From the description of Letter of John Trotwood Moore, 1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453865 Editor, historian, and author, born in Marion, Ala.; published Trotwood's Monthly, later the Taylor-Trotwood Magazine; author of Songs and stories of Tennessee and The bishop of Cottontown; Tennessee State Librarian, 1919-1929. From the description of Family papers, 1849-1957. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 28407773 ...

Daniels family.

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Hale, Will T. (Will Thomas), 1857-1926

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Lea, Luke, 1879-1945

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Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...

Milton, George Fort, 1869-1924

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Tyson, Lawrence Davis, 1861-1929

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Industrialist of Knoxville, Tenn.; brigadier general of the 59th Brigade, 30th Division in World War I; and U.S. senator, 1925-1929. From the description of Lawrence Davis Tyson papers, 1837-1933 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23737936 Lawrence Davis Tyson (b. July 4, 1861, Greenville, N.C.-d. Aug. 24, 1929), U.S. senator and West Point graduate (1883) served during the Spanish-American War and World War I. From the description of Tys...

Davidson, Donald, 1893-1968

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Author, poet, teacher, and editor. Member of the Fugitive and Agrarian Groups. From the description of Donald Davidson Papers, 1917-1968. (Vanderbilt University Library). WorldCat record id: 17789409 ...

Tennessee. State Library

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Creel, George, 1876-1953

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Creel served as chairman of the United States Committee on Public Information. From the description of Correspondence of George Creel [manuscript], 1917-1918. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647838807 Author, editor, and U.S. government official. From the description of George Creel papers, 1857-1953 (bulk 1896-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980042 Commissioner, Golden Gate International Exposition. From the description...

Roberts, Albert Houston, 1868-1946.

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Wright, Harold Bell, 1872-1944

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Wright was born on May 4, 1872 in Rome, NY; educated in the student preparatory dept. of Hiram College; worked as a painter and decorator (1887-92) and as a landscape painter (1892-97); became a pastor in the Christian (Disciples) Church, Pierce City, MO, (1897-98), and at churches in Pittsburg, KS (1898-1903), Kansas City, MO (1903-5), Lebanon, MO (1905-7), and Redlands, CA (1907-8); retired from the ministry in 1908; became a novelist whose published works include That printer of Udell's (1903...

Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954.

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American sportswriter. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50998045 ...

Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963

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Archibald Henderson was an author and University of North Carolina professor of mathematics. From the guide to the Archibald Henderson Papers Relating to Family History, 1891-1964, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Mathematician, historian, and author. From the description of Archibald Henderson : miscellaneous papers, 1920-1922. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49242271 From the ...

Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

Gailor, Thomas Frank, 1856-1935

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Bishop of Tennessee. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and typed letter signed : Memphis, Tenn., to J. Pierpont Morgan and Miss Greene, 1912 Dec. 27-1913 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589175 ...

Brown family.

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McKellar, Kenneth Douglas, 1869-1957

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Rogers, Will, 1879-1935

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American humorist. From the description of Letter, ca. 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435313 From the description of Scrapbook, 1928-1933. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437760 Comedian and author. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [192-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270916060 ...

Clement, Frank Goad

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Frank Goad Clement (June 2, 1920-November 4, 1969) served as Governor of Tennessee from 1953 to 1959, and again from 1963 to 1967. From the description of Frank G. Clement speeches [manuscript], 1854. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 691272093 From the guide to the Frank G. Clement speeches, 1854, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) ...

Moore, Mary Daniel, 1875-1957.

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Byrns, Joseph Wellington, 1869-1936

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James, Frank, 1844-1915

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American outlaw and brother of the folk hero, Jesse James (1844-1882). From the description of Letter, 1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435554 American outlaw and brother of Jesse James. From the description of Letter to W.W. Freeman, 1898-1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367388419 ...

Stahlman, James Geddes, 1893-

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York, Alvin Cullum, 1887-1964

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Famous World War I hero from the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee. Promoted economic development and education in his home county of Fentress. From the description of Alvin C. York papers (bulk 1914-1964). (Tennessee Technical University). WorldCat record id: 49920858 ...

Beach, Rex, 1877-1949

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American author. From the description of Letter : to "Dear Henry," 1912 Mar. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122385666 Rex Ellingwood Beach (1877-1949) was an American novelist and playwright. Born in Michigan, he studied law before following the Klondike Gold Rush to Alaska, but after a few years gave up prospecting and turned to writing. He wrote a number of historical and so-called "pot-b...

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

Stribling, T. S. (Thomas Sigismund), 1881-1965

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Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1961,

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Nicholson, Meredith, 1866-1947

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Nicholson was an Indiana author; he served as the U.S. Envoy to Paraguay, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. From the description of [Letter] 1912 May 23, University Club, Indianapolis [to] William Wallace / Meredith Nicholson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 300034819 Nicholson was born in Crawfordsville, Ind. and lived in Indianapolis. An author, diplomat, and lecturer, he was active in Democratic politics; served as minister to Paraguay, Venezuela, and Nicaragua; and publish...

Younger, Cole, 1844-1916

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