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LaMar Baker Newsletter

 Collection — Box: MS-067 001
Identifier: MS-067

Scope and Contents

This collection contains newsletters authored by Olive Hunt issued weekly by Tennessee Congressman LaMar Baker in 1973 and 1974.


  • Creation: 1973-1974


Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Biographical / Historical

LaMar Baker was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on 1915 December 29. He attended Lipscomb University in Nashville for two years before earning his undergraduate degree from Harding Collection in Arkansas in 1940. After his service in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, Baker returned to Chattanooga where he was a successful businessman. In 1970, Baker was elected to the United States House of Representatives in which he served two terms. After serving as a regional representative in the United States Department of Transportation during Ronald Reagan's presidency, Baker retired and lived his later years in Nashville, Tennessee. He passed away on 2003 July 20. Olive Hunt managed Congressman LaMar Baker's press liaison office during his second term in the United States House of Reporesentatives in 1973 and 1974. During that time, she published The LaMar Baker Newsletter.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Olive Hunt to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1997 September 4.

Processing Information

Processing of this collection is complete.

LaMar Baker Newsletter
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Collection Area Details

Part of the Manuscripts Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States