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Governmental and Social Organization of Chestuee Watershed and Vicinity

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0546

This book consists of work papers bound into book entitled Governmental and Social Organization of Chestuee Watershed and Vicinity dated August 1952. This book is typed and includes graphs, charts, and statistics for areas of interests such as schools, organizations, county government, populations, and public agencies of Monroe, Polk, and McMinn counties in Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1952 August

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This book consists of work papers bound into book entitled Governmental and Social Organization of Chestuee Watershed and Vicinity dated August 1952.

Biographical/Historical Note

In the late 1930s, the Tennessee Valley Authority created a committee to examine problems of flooding in the Chestuee watershed. The Chestuee project demonstrated the importance of local citizens participating in planning the work needed for flood-control and land-management. Chestuee Creek is a stream located 4 miles from Benton, Tennessee in Polk County.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

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