Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Government Charter Commission Records
This collection houses records documenting an attempt to consolidate Knoxville and Knox County in the late 1950s and early 1960s. These records include general correspondence files, notices on meetings, the financial records of the Metropolitan Government Charter Commission, papers documenting the Charter itself (including legal opinions, suggestions, approval letters, approved sections, preliminary drafts, meeting minutes, studies, addresses, and papers), newspaper clippings (documenting the proposal of the Charter, the controversy of consolidation, and the defeat of consolidation), charts, topographic maps, and the names and addresses of Commission members.
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1 Linear Feet (1 record box)
This collection houses records documenting an attempt to consolidate Knoxville and Knox County in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
No biographical information available.
Collection consists of one box divided into seven series:
- Series I: Correspondence
- Series II: Financial Records
- Series III: Metropolitan Government Charter Commission Materials Information Relating Directly To The Charter
- Series IV: Studies, Addresses, and Papers
- Series V: General Information
- Series VI: Newspaper Clippings and Publicity for Metropolitan Government Charter Commission
- Series VII: Other Materials
The Metropolitan Government Charter Commission Papers were given to the library in 1975 by the Municipal Technical Advisory Service of the University of Tennessee.