Guide to Research CollectionsKnox County Public Library
C.M. McClung Historical Collection
Papers: Papers of Leonidas Campbell Houk and John Chiles Houk, 1863-1923. ca. 60 feet.
Personal and business correspondence, speeches, legal papers, pension claims, legislative bills, pamphlets, broadsides, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks. Includes material on local and national Republican Party politics, Progressive Party, patronage, Tennessee convict lease system, coal miners insurrection (1891), and political differences between Leonidas Houk and William Rule. Described in published guide.