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"A Birthday Salute to Knoxville" Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1090

This collection includes two copies of a typed manuscript of David J. Harkness' "A Birthday Salute to Knoxville." One copy is an earlier draft with handwritten edits; the second copy is a final draft which includes the edits. The manuscript provides an overview of how Knoxville became a prosperous and influential city between the late 18th century and the late 20th century.

Dates

  • 1981 October 3

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 collection includes two copies of a typed manuscript of David J. Harkness' "A Birthday Salute to Knoxville."

Biographical/Historical Note

David James Harkness was born on April 19, 1913 in Jellico, Tennessee. He arrived in Knoxville in 1947 and worked in the University of Tennessee's Extension division as the director of program planning and library services. He was also a prolific literary writer and authored a weekly column for the Knoxville News-Sentinel. He died on October 9, 2004 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

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