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Tennessee Valley Authority -- Officials and employees.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

F. A. W. Davis Civil Engineering Papers

Identifier: MS-2829

Spanning the first half of the 20th century (but mainly from the 1930s), the papers of F. A. W. Bill Davis include correspondence, photographs, blueprints, publications and a few pieces of fabric. These documents primarily concern civil engineering topics and are by Bill Davis, TVA, Impact Tools, Inc., etc. There are also patents, blueprints, tool designs, etc., which relate to Bill's father Lewis K. Davis of Impact Tools, Inc.

Dates: 1901, 1910s-1950s

Harcourt Alexander Morgan Papers

Identifier: MS-0522

This collection houses photographs, newspaper clippings, official documents, correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks, printed materials, and subject files documenting Harcourt Alexander Morgan's life and work as President of the University of Tennessee and as Agricultural Specialist for the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Dates: 1902-1950

Howard A. Bridgman Diary

Identifier: MS-2698
Abstract The Howard Bridgman Diary chronicles the daily activities of a TVA mailroom worker during the first few months of 1936. This handwritten diary of 56 pages (approximately 13,000 words) records important events in TVA's history, such as the opening of Norris Dam and the decision in the George Ashwander case against the agency, while documenting the mundane details of working in the TVA mailroom. Bridgman also discusses the southern labor movement, the Communist Party, and the Highlander Folk...
Dates: 1936

J. Porter Taylor Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0171

This collection features materials related to James Porter Taylor's interactions with the Office of Naval Officers Procurement and the Selective Service during World War II while he worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Materials include classification cards, correspondence, service documents, and TVA memorandums.

Dates: 1911, 1940-1945

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