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Tennessee -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

1980-1981 Clarksville and Montgomery County Consolidation Charter

Identifier: 2021.037

Ross H. Hicks served as the chairperson for a government consolidation commission in 1980. Over the course of 10 months, the commission drafted a proposed charter for a consolidated government in Clarksville and Montgomery County. The proposed charter was rejected by the public in February 1981. This collection includes commission documents, meeting minutes, and personal documents from the desk of Ross H. Hicks.

Dates: 1980 - 1981

Assorted Papers, 1948 to 1993

Scope and Contents

The “Assorted Papers” series, which dates from 1948 to 1993, consists of newspaper clippings, certificates, invitation letters, correspondence, and posthumous tributes relating to Charles Crow’s lengthy career and personal life. Some of these materials are not directly related to Crow’s parole or mayoral career, but rather include personal correspondence with colleagues or membership certifications from various organizations. This series has been arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1948 - 1993

Charles Crow Papers

Identifier: 2020.027
Scope and Contents The Charles Crow papers contain civic records and personal correspondence by late Clarksville Mayor Charles Crow Sr. This collection, which ranges from 1949 to 1993, consists of newspaper clippings, magazines, certificates, correspondence, photographs, campaign materials, and other assorted materials such as interviews, correspondence with colleagues and state officials, and posthumous tributes. The collection follows a chronological order that delineates Mr. Crow’s early career working...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954 - 1978; 1948 - 1993

John T. Cunningham Papers

Identifier: 2010.012
Scope and Contents

The John T. Cunningham Papers house the personal and professional papers of John T. Cunningham. This collection, which dates from 1918-1944, consists of correspondence, telegrams, financial statements, bills of sale, and receipts of John T. Cunningham. The bulk of the collection is made up of correspondence and documents Cunningham’s professional and political connections.

Dates: 1918 - 1944

Don Sundquist Autographed Calendars Collection

Identifier: 1000.037
Content Description

The Don Sundquist Autographed Calendar Collection houses four calendars prepared by the United States Congress that were signed by former Tennessee Governor and Congressman Don Sundquist. This collection dates from 1986 to 1994, and contains reminders of specific events during the early years of the United States.

Dates: 1986 - 1994

Political Campaign Materials Collection

Identifier: 2020.032
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection focuses on local elections between 2014 and 2018. Some of the most notable local races included are the Clarksville mayoral campaigns from 2002, 2006, 2014, and 2018. Additionally, there are materials from the Montgomery County mayoral campaigns from 2014 and 2018. The oldest items connected to local elections included in the collection are two campaign signs from 1966, one for Sam Boaz running for Law and Equity Court Judge and one for Patrick Monaghan running for...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2014 - 2020; 1966 - 2020

Rosalind Kurita Collection

Identifier: 2022.084

Recorded videos of educational material relating to Montgomery County completed by Rosalind Kurita, notes prepared for presentation on suffragists by Rosalind Kurita, assorted documents pertaining to Rosalind Kurita's family, primarily her father, photographs and slides parterning with documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1975 - 2022