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John Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-38
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence, speeches, and congressional reports. Subjects include national and Tennessee politics, and Bell's candidacy for president in 1860 on the Constitutional Union Party ticket.

The Bell papers were processed and microfilmed by the Library of Congress in 1971. The finding aid was created in 2016 and can be found at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms016005

Dates: 1815 - 1861

John Gibson Parkhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00025
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of the pocket diaries Parkhurst kept from 1847 to 1906. The early diaries (1847-1860) relate details of his court cases and only rarely mention his personal life. Records of various financial transactions are incorporated in these early diaries. The diaries of the war years (1861-1865) include battle accounts and descriptions of Parkhurst's experiences as a prisoner-of-war in 1862. In the diaries of the post-war years, Parkhurst discusses primarily...
Dates: 1831 - 1906