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Granville Hunt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2709

This collection consists of black-and-white photographs by Knoxville-based photographer Granville Hunt in the 1920s and 1930s. The topics of the photographs are varied, and some of the subject matter may be considered controversial (particularly photographs in folder 8). The photographs have been arranged in folders generally based on topic. Also included in the collection is a sampling of newspaper clippings in which Hunt's photographs appear.

Dates

  • circa 1920s-1930s

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

2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of black-and-white photographs by Knoxville-based photographer Granville Hunt in the 1920s and 1930s.

Biographical/Historical Note

Cyrus Granville Hunt was born April 18, 1909 to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hunt. He was a photographer for the Knoxville News Sentinel beginning in 1928 and later a photographer for the Tennessee Valley Authority. He married Mildred Robinson (1913-1993) on August 18, 1934. Hunt died on October 18, 1963 and is buried in Loudon County, TN.

Arrangement

Collection consists of three series:

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Photographs, undated
  2. Series II: Clippings, 1933
  3. Series III: Oversized Material, undated

Oversized material has been removed to appropriate storage.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections.

Repository Details

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

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