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Bessie Huffstetler Scrapbook

Identifier: CSWS-0241

A scrapbook compiled by Bessie Huffstetler of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Most of the clippings document national news regarding the war efforts. Also included are newspaper clippings documenting the work at Oak Ridge, Tennessee on the atomic bomb.

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

Eugene L. Joyce Papers

Identifier: MS-2552
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, minutes, memoranda, reports, publications, awards, contracts, and photographs documenting Eugene L. Joyce's life and involvement in the Oak Ridge community and political apparatus. The collection is divided into eight series: Family and Life (Series I) Correspondence (Series II), Politics and Community Involvement (Series III), Taxes and Contracts (Series IV), Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (Series V),...
Dates: 1847-2003 (bulk 1944-2003)

June N. Adamson Papers

Identifier: MS-2739

This collection contains correspondence, research and teaching files, student work, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, and manuscripts documenting June N. Adamson's life and work as a newspaper reporter, student, and University of Tennessee Professor of Journalism. Included is research related to Adamson's book The Lit Stick of Dynamite, which documents the desegregation of Clinton (Tennessee) High School in 1956 and it's bombing in 1958.

Dates: 1870-2003 (bulk 1943-2003)

Maude Brown Collection

Identifier: MS-2568

The Maude Brown Collection, 2004, contains a letter written by Maude Brown to relatives who gave her a book about Oak Ridge during World War II. The letter describes some of Brown's remembrances of life in Oak Ridge during World War II.

Dates: 2004

Oak Ridge Mercury Loss News Clippings

Identifier: MS-3797

This collection consists of photocopied newspaper clippings from 1983 to 1986 detailing mercury loss into East Fork Poplar Creek in Oak Ridge, Tennessee from the Y-12 plant. The clippings include documentation of public controversy and fear surrounding this revealed exposure by the Department of Energy in addition to the subsequent Congressional hearing and later efforts to clean up the environment contaminated by the mercury loss.

Dates: 1983 May 18-1986 December 11

Oak Ridge Resident Graduate Program Records

Identifier: AR-0528

This collection contains information documenting the University of Tennessee’s Oak Ridge Graduate Program, including enrollment statistics, schedules of classes offered, newspaper clippings, self-studies, descriptions of proposals for new degree programs (for example Environmental Engineering and Engineering Management), and other materials.

Dates: 1947-1995

Oak Ridge School of Reactor Technology (ORSORT) Book

Identifier: MS-3815

This 50-page book documents the first session of the Oak Ridge School of Reactor Technology. Located in Oak Ridge, Tenn., in 1959 with pictures of faculty, faculty information, operation supervisions, information about different countries' energy power, and pictures of students.

Dates: 1959

Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra History VHS Tape & Transcript

Identifier: MS-2535

This collection consists of a VHS tape entitled "Making History Together: A History of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra," and a probable transcript of the VHS tape, dated January 8, 1997, written by June Adamson.

Dates: 1997

Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra Scrapbooks and Photographs

Identifier: MS-2188

The material in this collection is primarily related to the formation of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra. Although the collection spans the years of 1943 to 1971, the bulk of the collection consists of two scrapbooks kept by Waldo E. Cohn which documents the creation and the early years of the Orchestra between 1943 and 1949.

Dates: 1943-1971

"Oak Ridge, Tennessee: The Atomic City"

Identifier: MS-3163

A single pamphlet from 1945 advertising Oak Ridge, TN with photographs and facts. Facts include data about schools, hospitals, transportation and much more in the area. Photographs depict the landscape and buildings of Oak Ridge as well as people and activities.

Dates: 1945

Richard Eckert Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0096

This collection features various documents and special orders, letters, and newspaper articles describing Richard Eckert's service as an Engineer in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1946, undated

Ruth Cates Baird Papers

Identifier: MS-2934

The Ruth Cates Baird papers consist of the personal and professional materials and papers that Baird collected over her lifetime. Most of the collection is made up of of scrapbooks from her vacations and greeting cards from her friends and students. One scrapbook contains poetry that she collected from newspaper clippings. The collection also houses her school records and yearbooks from primary school through college.

Dates: 1920-2006

Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit

Identifier: MS-2491

This collection contains materials pertaining to the 1983 Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit. Included in this collection are press releases and photographs related to the exhibit as well as information on The Valley Adventure, a colorful floating exhibit which documented the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Dates: 1982 March 31-1983

TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection

Identifier: MS-3034

The TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection contains material gathered by Betsey B. Creekmore when she represented the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, at the TVA Stamp Ceremony held on May 18, 1983. This material includes a page of commemorative stamps, a commemorative pin, the issue of Inside TVA documenting the anniversary, and information about the ceremony.

Dates: 1980, 1983

West Ridge Corporation Records

Identifier: MS-0985

This collection houses letters, charts, agreements, invoices, minutes, statements, and studies documenting the activities of the West Ridge Corporation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Dates: 1957-1974

West Ridge Corporation Records

Identifier: MS-1021

This collection houses bank statements, bonds, loans, taxes, dividends, check stubs, and reports documenting the activities of the West Ridge Corporation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Dates: 1959-1974

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