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Robert Coe Photographs and Other Materials Regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2070

This collection houses a wealth of photographs that Robert Coe took of various TVA projects in the 1940s in addition to several graphs and maps.

Dates

  • 1932 October-1954 October 19 (bulk 1940s)

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

0.8 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses a wealth of photographs that Robert Coe took of various TVA projects in the 1940s in addition to several graphs and maps.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert B. Coe was most likely born in Massachusetts on March 2, 1903 and died in Alexandria, Virginia on May 22, 1989. He worked as a landscape architect for the Tennessee Valley Authority and married Cara Costen (1911-2006) in 1943.

Arrangement

This collection consists of seven folders.

Acquisition Note

Cara (Costen) Coe donated these papers to the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library in December of 1993.

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