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1982 Knoxville International Energy Exposition Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2071
Abstract

The 1982 Knoxville International Energy Exposition Collection consists of five series, occupying two boxes. The collection material contains correspondence and other documents from the numerous organizations that were instrumental in bringing the World's Fair to Knoxville in 1982.

Dates: 1974-1982

Betsey Beeler Creekmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2823
Abstract

This collection contains the notes, photographs, and books collected by Betsey Beeler Creekmore for her publications and research about the Knoxville region and the Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1930s, 1960s-1990s

Correspondence regarding the World's Fair Park

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0589
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence documenting the University of Tennessee's role in the further development of the site of the 1982 World's Fair. Some of the correspondence proposes that the site be used for an Appalachian Pioneer Museum. The collection also contains a report from the working group charged with planning for the site.

Dates: 1988-1989

Knoxville World's Fair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3896
Abstract

A collection of material from the World's Fair that took place in Knoxville, Tennessee, from May through October 1982.

Dates: 1982

Knoxville World's Fair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3304
Abstract

This collection houses guidebooks, picture books, exhibit brochures from the Peruvian and Saudi Arabian pavilions, and other literature documenting the World's Fair held in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1982.

Dates: 1982

Knoxville World's Fair Press Kits

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2974
Abstract

This collection consists of two press kits documenting the 1982 World's Fair held in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1982

Papers on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1254
Abstract

Term papers from Dr. R. B. Cunningham's Political Science 5140 course in the spring of 1977. The papers focused on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition (also known as the World's Fair) in 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the event's impact on the city financially and politically. Students explored issues such as parking, traffic, cost, power, environmental impact, waste management, and effects on local businesses before, during, and after the convention.

Dates: 1977

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