HOUK, Leonidas Campbell, 1836-1891


Guide to Research Collections

Knox County Public Library
C.M. McClung Historical Collection
Knoxville, TN
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.