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Tennessee Valley Authority -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Aelred Flash Gray Papers

Identifier: MS-2681

This collection consists of reports, notes, rosters, drafts, binders, clippings, and publications relating to Aelred Flash Gray's career with the University of Tennessee Planning Department and two of his publications, Norris, Tennessee: A History of America's First Self-Contained Greenbelt Town and Regional Planning: The TVA Experience.

Dates: 1933-1993

Bean Station Tavern Restoration Project Records

Identifier: MS-0190

This collection contains a report from the Tennessee Valley Authority concerning the Bean Station Restoration Project. The report contains articles, photographs, and maps displaying the progress of the restoration project.

Dates: 1944 April

Carson Brewer Articles

Identifier: MS-2048

Carson Brewer wrote these columns for the Knoxville News-Sentinel on such subjects as Knoxville, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the people and communities of the Smoky Mountains region, and the Tennessee Valley Authority between the 1940s and the 1980s.

Dates: circa 1925-1994 September 29 (bulk 1949 June 6-1994 September 29)

Edythe Helen Taylor Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-0994

This collection consists of one scrapbook put together by Edythe Helen Taylor. The scrapbook focuses mainly on the Tennessee Valley Authority, recording its activity from 1934-1977 in handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and official documents.

Dates: 1934-1977

Harcourt A. Morgan Documents and Addresses

Identifier: MS-1657

This collection contains two addresses made and two documents written by Dr. Harcourt A. Morgan, director of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), created between 1934 and 1941.

Dates: 1934 September 27-1943 November 8

Ira Chiles Papers

Identifier: MS-1019

This collection of papers concentrates on the career of Ira Chiles while he held the office of Area Education Officer with the Tennessee Valley Authority from 1936 to 1948. Papers dealing with Chiles' official duties as Education Officer as well as other aspects of the TVA are included in the collection. A large portion of material covers the Guntersville Dam project in Alabama on which Chiles worked.

Dates: 1936-1951

James P. Pope Papers

Identifier: MS-0324

This collection houses correspondence, articles, speeches, and other materials documenting James P. Pope's career. Nearly all of these papers date from Pope's term as Director of the Tennessee Valley Authority (1939-1951).

Dates: 1928-1960; Majority of material found within 1939-1951

Lee Seifert Greene Collection

Identifier: MS-3662
Abstract This collection consists of materials documenting the life and work of Lee S. Greene. These materials include reserach, teaching material, student papers, photographs, newspaper clippings related to politics in Tennessee, and edited manuscripts. The majority of the documents relate to Greene's political research for his publications including Lead Me On: Frank Goad Clement and Tennessee Politics, To Foster Knowledge, Government in Tennessee, and Seven Ages: An Autobiography. The collection...
Dates: 1930-1986, undated

Nolichucky Dam Photo Album

Identifier: MS-2772

Collection consists of a photo album documenting the construction of the Nolichucky Dam in Greeneville, Tenn., in 1913. All stages of dam construction are presented in the album: coffer dams, foreboys, penstocks, forms, and the power house. In addition to documenting the construction of Nolichucky Dam, the album contains 46 photos of the construction of a concrete reservoir, done by the Boston firm A. G. Tomasello & Son, for the Salem, Massachusetts waterworks in 1915.

Dates: 1913-1915

"Outline of Muscle Shoals Properties"

Identifier: MS-1249

This collection contains a single typed report entitled "Outline of Muscle Shoals Properties" by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Dates: undated

Tennessee Valley Authority Documents

Identifier: MS-3175
Abstract This collection consists of two booklets pertaining to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The first is a copy of the “Tennessee Valley Authority” speech by Hon. Harcourt A. Morgan, director of the TVA, dated September 26, 1934 that details the reasons for the existence of the TVA. The second booklet is titled “Removal of a Member of the Tennessee Valley Authority: Message from the President of the United States.” This booklet dated January 5, 1938 relates President Franklin Delano...
Dates: 1934 September 26, 1938 January 5

Tennessee Valley Authority Grave Removal Records for the Norris Dam Reservoir

Identifier: MS-0513

This collection houses the Tennessee Valley Authority's records of graves removed before the construction of the Norris Dam in East Tennessee, the first major project of the TVA.

Dates: circa 1933-1936

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

The Tennessee Valley Authority in Hamblen County

Identifier: MS-3746

This collection consists of one chapter written by Jess Mills on the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in Hamblen County.

Dates: 1970

TVA Photographs of the Building of Norris Dam by the Civilian Conservation Corps

Identifier: MS-3004

This collection consists of eight Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) photographs that show the building of Norris Dam by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

Dates: 1934 January 24-1934 April 7

"With the Tennessee Valley Authority"

Identifier: MS-1256

This collection includes pages from Knoxville Labor News featuring the "With the Tennessee Valley Authority" article during 1936 and 1937. Also included is one copy of the April 23, 1936 issue of the Norris News.

Dates: 1936-1937