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Tennessee Valley Authority -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Aelred Flash Gray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2681
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0190
Abstract

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

Bob Clement Oral History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MPA-0348
Abstract

The Bob Clement Oral History is a project conducted by Univeristy of Tennessee doctoral students Travis Hardy and Aaron Crawford.

The collection includes recordings and transcripts of oral interviews with former Congressman Bob Clement and his family members. Focus is on Clement's long and varied career in public service, from his father's time as Tennessee's governor to his own positions at the Tennessee Valley Authority and terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Dates: 2006

Carson Brewer Articles

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2048
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0994
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1657
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1019
Abstract

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

Lee Seifert Greene Collection

 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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2772
Abstract

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"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1249
Abstract

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

Dates: undated

Tennessee Valley Authority Documents

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0513
Abstract

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

 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

The Tennessee Valley Authority in Hamblen County

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3746
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3004
Abstract

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"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1256
Abstract

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