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Gordon B. McKinney Collection

Identifier: MSS 80-47

Content Description

The collection consists of a typescript and galley proofs of Gordon McKinney's book, Southern Mountain Republicans, 1865-1900: Politics and the Appalachian Community, (University of North Carolina Press, 1978).

Also included in the collection are research and draft notes of several published articles by McKinney on politics in Appalachia. The articles are:

"The Mountain Republican Party-Army," Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 32.

"The Rise of the Hawk Machine in East Tennessee," Publications, East Tennessee Historical Society, 45.

"Farewell to the Bloody Shirt: The Decline of the Hawk Machine," Publications, East Tennessee Historical Society, 46.

"Mountain Republicans and the Negro, 1865-1900," Journal of Southern History, 41.

"Racism and the Electorate: Two Late Nineteenth Century Elections," Appalachian Journal, 1.


  • 1973 - 1978

Conditions Governing Use

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.75 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Cullowhee United States