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Knox County Public Library

McClung Historical Collection

601 S. Gay Street 3rd Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902


The Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection is the history and genealogy department of the Knox County Public Library.

Categories: Andrew Johnson,

Thomas Amis Nelson Rogers Papers, 1782-8173

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.

Thomas Amis Nelson Rogers Papers, 1782-8173

19 v. and 21 boxes.
In the McClung Historical Collection, Knox County Public Library Collection, Knoxville, Tennessee.
MS 76-132 in NUCMC (1976).
Described in "A Guide to the Manuscript Collection of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection," by Linda Langdon Posey (1974) p. 10-11.
Correspondence, speeches, professional papers, and 19 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, relating to Nelson's law practice in Washington County, Tennessee, his Unionist sympathies during the Civil War, railroads, slavery and politics. Includes material on his role as defense counsel during the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson. Correspondents include Thomas D. Arnold, Robert M. Barton, John Bell, John Blair, Neill S. Brown, William Gannaway Brownlow, R.R. Butler, William Blount Carter, William R. Caswell, C.W. Charlton, John H. Crozier, David Anderson Deaderick, James W. Deaderick, Elijah Embree, Thomas B. Emmerson, A.J. Fletcher, Meredith Poindexter Gentry, Landon C. Haynes, Corwit W. Heiskell, Joseph B. Heiskell, Thomas W. Humes, Solomon D. Jacobs, Andrew Johnson, James C. Jones, Albert M. Lea, Horace Maynard, Return J. Meigs, John Netherland, A.O.P. Nicholson, David T. Patterson, Jacob Peck, James Gettys McGready Ramsey, John Rhea, Frederick A. Ross, Valentine Sevier, William R. Sevier, William H. Sneed, Nathaniel G. Taylor, Oliver Perry Temple, Hugh Lawson White, John Williams, Thomas L. Williams, and Felix K. Zollicoffer.
Lawyer, judge and U.S. Representative, of Tennessee.

21 boxes

Presidential content includes:

- Andrew Johnson

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