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World's Fair of 1982 (Knoxville, Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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

Correspondence regarding the World's Fair Park

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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 (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce Collection

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Identifier: MS-1893
Abstract This collection contains some awards given and received by the Chamber; pictures and slides of Knoxville and individual buildings and persons in the city; movie reels made for the Chamber about the city and the surrounding area; tax and salary records of the Chamber and Knoxville businesses; local publications collected by the Chamber relating mainly to industrial topics; papers relating to the American Enka Corporation; and the Chamber's involvement in the World's Fair in general and more...
Dates: 1907-1985

Knoxville World's Fair Collection

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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

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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

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Identifier: MS-2974
Abstract

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

Dates: 1982

Luke Ebersole Papers

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Identifier: AR-0357
Abstract

This collection houses materials that Luke Ebersole collected and created while working as the University of Tennessee's Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1970-1972), Vice Chancellor for Planning and Administration (1972-1984), and Emeritus Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor (1984-).

Dates: 1972-1988

Moore Family Collection

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Identifier: MS-2676
Abstract The Moore Family Collection, 1794-1945 (bulk 1845-1945), consists of daybooks, songbooks, correspondence, photographs, and other papers, both personal and professional, relating to the Moore Family of East Tennessee. The most prevalent family members in the collection are J. L. Moore (1843-1922), J. A. Moore (1874-1947), Paul A. Moore (b. 1914), and Mabel Moore (1871-1965). The collection also contains materials related to Tusculum College (Greeneville, Tenn.) and Knoxville's 1982 World's...
Dates: 1794-1945 (bulk 1845-1945)

Papers on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition

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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

W. Stuart Evans Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2062
Abstract

The W. Stuart Evans Collection spans from 1972 through 1986 and consists of Correspondence, Proposals, and Publications. The bulk of the material involves the design and administration of the Knoxville International Energy Exposition (KIEE), also known as the 1982 World's Fair.

Dates: 1972-1986