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Tennessee -- History -- 20th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1888
Abstract

This collection houses manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, cassette tapes, videotapes, trial transcripts, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's literary career. Of particular interest are those materials showing Haley's Roots and the subsequent plagiarism trials related to the book.

Dates: 1870-1991

Ben W. Hooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0323
Abstract

This collections contain correspondence, political papers, legal papers and financial papers documenting Ben W. Hooper and his time as governor of Tennessee (1910-1914).

Dates: 1910-1959

"How Judge Edward Terry Sanford Became a Member of the United States Supreme Court"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0492
Abstract

The collection consists of eight loose pages of the "How Judge Edward Terry Sanford Became a Member of the United States Supreme Court" article written by E. E. Patton that records the events leading up to Judge Sanford becoming an Associate Justice in the U. S. Supreme Court.

Dates: undated

J. K. Womack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0744
Abstract

This collection houses a wealth of material illustrating the lives of J. K. Womack and his family in Rutherford County, Tennessee during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the items included are land deeds, indentures, genealogical information, material documenting the Baptist Church, broadsides, and correspondence and other information describing Joseph A. Johnson's application for a pension.

Dates: 1836-1926 June 29

Kenneth Palmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3774
Abstract

This collection contains material collected during the excavation and archaeological research conducted of Fort Loudoun, TN in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition, there are a few documents from Knox County, TN from the late 18th century and the early 19th century concerning property and land ownership.

Dates: 1797, 1816-1817, 1936-1964

Margaret Graeme Canning Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2114
Abstract

The Margaret Graeme Canning Collection is composed of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, opera programs, awards and certificates of achievement, reel-to-reel audio tapes, correspondence, publications, and photographs dealing with the lives of Margaret Graeme Canning and her mother, Mary Margaret Hoskins Canning.

Dates: 1870-2001 (Bulk 1906-2001)

Tennessee Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2200
Abstract

The Tennessee Documents Collection, 1783-1977 (bulk 1793-1889), contains deeds, plats, court documents, warrants, bonds to prosecute, indentures, and other government and legal documents from the late-18th to the mid-19th centuries in Tennessee.

Dates: 1783-1977 (bulk 1793-1889)

Tennessee Valley Authority Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0631
Abstract

This collection houses numerous pamphlets describing the TVA's activities between 1933 and 1965.

Dates: 1933-1965

Tennessee Valley Authority Reports

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0828
Abstract

This collection houses reports (many originally intended for use only within the TVA), summaries, articles, and a thesis documenting the activities of the Tennessee Valley Authority between 1933 and 1973.

Dates: 1933-1973