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Southern States -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Democratic Party, 1860 Delegation minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0057
Overview Minutes and roll of Alabama's delegation, who were "accredited to the Baltimore and Richmond Democratic convention" in Richmond, Virginia, in 1860.
Dates: 1860

James Bowron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0193
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Dates: 1861-1928

Gerard C. Brandon letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0204
Overview Letter from the Governor of Mississippi to Alabama Governor John Murphy regarding an unsettled financial transaction between the two states.
Dates: 1828 October 29

Joseph Emerson Brown letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0219
Overview Letters from Brown, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. Also contains copies of letters between Brown and Georgia politician Howell Cobb, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama.
Dates: 1857-1867

J. M. Burke Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4127
Overview Letter from nephew to uncle discussing the chances of various political candidates in the 1860 election
Dates: 1860 September 17

Henry Clay letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0310
Overview Typescript copy of a letter written by Clay, dated 1 July 1844, from his plantation, Ashland, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Stephen F. Miller of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commenting on the possible annexation of Texas.
Dates: 1844 July 1

Charles H. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3060
Overview Letters written to Charles H. Scott and others concerning Republican party politics in Alabama.
Dates: 1889-1906

Mignon Smith and Carol Bennett Alabama Radio Network papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3369
Overview Newspaper clippings, transcripts of interviews, press releases and presidential convention media packets, covering people and events and their influence on Alabama.
Dates: 1963-2007

Southern Trade and Diplomacy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4214
Overview The collection consists of one letter and two pamphlets related to trade and diplomacy in the antebellum South.
Dates: 1837 - 1860