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Tennessee -- History -- 20th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Haley Papers

Identifier: MS-1888

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

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

Identifier: MS-0492

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

Identifier: MS-0744

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

Identifier: MS-3774

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

Identifier: MS-2114

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 Valley Authority Pamphlet Collection

Identifier: MS-0631

This collection houses over 300 pamphlets describing the TVA's activities between 1933 and 1965.

Dates: 1933-1965

Tennessee Valley Authority Reports

Identifier: MS-0828

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