Tennessee Valley Authority
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Arrangement The records contained no organizational charts for the companies, and the arrangement of the records did not appear to reflect the organization of the company. The records are divided into two subgroups: Subgroup 1, Financial Records; and Subgroup 2, Operating Records. Subgroup 1 contains six series including Series 1, Government Tax and Agency Files; Series 2, Subject Files (primarily budgets, legal contracts, account statements, and audits); Series 3 Marketing Files; Series 4,...
Dates: 1898-1945, 1950; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1945
Collection — other: Box 2
Scope and Contents The nine photographs depict the early construction of Norris Dam, the first of TVA's twenty dams built in the Tennessee River basin.In July 1933 the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority named Cove Creek Dam "Norris Dam" in honor of Senator George Norris from Nebraska. Even before the construction of the dam began, a town of Norris was being planned and built. On October 1, 1933 work at the dam site began on the east bank of the Clinch River. Norris Dam was virtually...