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Granville Hunt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3314

This collection houses materials showing the life and work of Knoxville photographer Granville Hunt. Among these documents are a newspaper article and memoir about photographing the Norris Dam, an article that Hunt wrote about color photography, and documents and maps relating to surveying the Tennessee River.

Dates

  • 1928-1933, 1944, undated

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 houses materials showing the life and work of Knoxville photographer Granville Hunt. Among these documents are a newspaper article and memoir about photographing the Norris Dam, an article that Hunt wrote about color photography, and documents and maps relating to surveying the Tennessee River.

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

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection is property of the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, 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