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Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: November 2, 1795-June 15, 1849

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

W. Cameron Caswell and John Marshall Holcombe, Jr. collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1787-1962

Leonidas Polk family papers

 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.
Dates: 1825-1939

United States presidents collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 271
Overview: Letters, legal documents, and other material created or signed by United States presidents.
Dates: 1778-1948

Alfred White Van Sinderen Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1782-1969