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Guide to the collections at the Modern Political Archives


Former politicians of TennesseeFormer Tennessee Governors and U.S. Senators representing Tennessee 


The Modern Political Archives (MPA) contains over 4,000 linear feet of archival material (manuscripts, books, photographs, film, sound recordings, digital files, and ephemera) representing the careers and legacies of select Tennessean members of the U.S. Congress, the federal judiciary, and presidential cabinets.

The Modern Political Archives are part of UT's Special Collections. Our collections can be searched via SCOUT, the Special Collections finding aid database. 

MPA collections can be accessed at the MPA reading room in the Baker Center



Howard Baker, Jr.

Estes Kefauver

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Kris Bronstad
Baker Center
Rm 224
1640 Cumberland Avenue
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-3340