Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849
- Existence: November 2, 1795-June 15, 1849
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1637
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and legal documents bearing the signatures of United States presidents, vice-presidents, cabinet members, and other historical figures. Portraits and photographs of the presidents complete the collection.
Call Number: MS 468
Overview: The collection consists of papers relating to several generations of the family of Leonidas Polk (1806-1864), Episcopal bishop and general in the Confederate army. Correspondents include Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, James T. Holly, first black Episcopal bishop of Haiti, and several Confederate military leaders.
Call Number: GEN MSS 271
Call Number: MS 1095
Overview: The collection consists of letters of thirty-five presidents of the United States from George Washington to Lyndon B. Johnson. Each is represented by one letter written in office and one written after leaving office. There are also fifteen other letters either written by a United States president or relating to a United States president.