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Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2491

This collection contains materials pertaining to the 1983 Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit. Included in this collection are press releases and photographs related to the exhibit as well as information on The Valley Adventure, a colorful floating exhibitwhich hosted more than 1.1 million visitors during the 1982 World's Fair and featured a variety of unique and animated displays that conveyed the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Dates

  • 1982 March 31-1983

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to the 1983 Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit. Included in this collection are press releases and photographs related to the exhibit as well as information on The Valley Adventure, a colorful floating exhibit which documented the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Tennessee Valley Authority is an independent public corporation founded by Congress in 1933 to control flooding, improve navigation, assist farmers, provide cheap electric power, and make surveys of and general plans for the Tennessee River basin and adjoining territory for the general purpose of fostering an orderly and proper physical, economic, and social development of the Tennessee Valley. The TVA Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 18, 1933 as part of the New Deal's First Hundred Days.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480