East Tennessee Farmer's Convention Program and Proceedings
The collection contains manuscripts of the East Tennessee Farmer's Convention Programs and Proceedings from the years 1872, 1920-28, 1937, 1939, and 1940-41. The programs specify the times of activities, and the proceedings are a compilation of newspaper clippings, attendance sheets, and type-written accounts of speeches.
- 1872, 1920-1928, 1937, 1939-1941
The material in this collection is in English.
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0.75 Linear Feet (1 half box, 1 quarter box)
This collections consists of programs and proceedings from the East Tennessee Farmer's Convention. The manuscripts range from 1872 to 1941, with significant gaps between years (see Scope and Contents Note for more information). The programs specify the times of activities, and the proceedings are a compilation of newspaper clippings, attendance sheets, and type-written accounts of speeches.
The East Tennesse Farmer's Convention began in 1873 and was held in various east Tennessee cities such as Chattanooga and Greeneville prior to permanently taking place in Knoxville. The purpose of the convention was to bring together area farmers to discuss and improve farming conditions. Early leaders of the convention include Judge Oliver P. Temple (1820-1907) and C. W. Charlton.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA