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TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3034

The TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection contains material gathered by Betsey B. Creekmore when she represented the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, at the TVA Stamp Ceremony held on May 18, 1983. This material includes a page of commemorative stamps, a commemorative pin, the issue of Inside TVA documenting the anniversary, and information about the ceremony.

Interested researchers may also wish to consult MS.2491: the TVA 50th Anniversary Exhibit, 1982 March 31-1983 and the library's other TVA related collections.

Dates

  • 1980, 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

The TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection contains material gathered by Betsey B. Creekmore when she represented the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, at the TVA Stamp Ceremony held on May 18, 1983. This material includes a page of commemorative stamps, a commemorative pin, the issue of Inside TVA documenting the anniversary, and information about the ceremony.

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 the 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

Collection donated to the UTK Special Collections Library in July 1991 by Betsey B. Creekmore.

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