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Joe Jennings Collection, 1802-1967 | Archives of Appalachia

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ID: 500/AppMs 51
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Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically between the personal and business papers according to the key periods of Mr. Jennings career. To the extent possible, original order has been maintained to reflect the varying positions Mr. Jennings held during his bureau career. Publications, maps, and photographs have been organized into separate series.
Extent: 93.0 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The Joe Jennings Collection contains correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, press releases, circulars, photographs, maps, broadsides, congressional records, reports, minutes, newspaper clippings and periodicals. The collection documents Mr. Jennings career as a public educator and superintendent of the Cherokee Indian Agency for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and his later service as Director of the Tennessee Higher Education Survey Committee while at East Tennessee State University. The personal papers include genealogical material of the Faulkner family and papers from Mr. Jennings' military activities. The bulk of the collection concerns Jennings' activities while working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and describes work with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee, the Seminole, Lakota, and other Native American tribes. The span dates of the collection are from 1802 to 1967 but predominantly include 1930-1960.

The series are: Series 1, Personal family files, 1813-1967; Series 2, Pre-Bureau Career, 1906-1931; Series 3, Bureau of Indian Affairs-Correspondence/Memoranda, 1836-1967; Series 4, Government and Agency Publications, 1802-1965; Series 5, East Tennessee State University Activities, 1918-1966; Series 6, Miscellaneous Publications, 1836-1967; Series 7, Negatives and Photographs, 1917-1964 and undated; Series 8, Maps

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