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East Tennessee Education Association Records

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-41
Identifier: AppMs-0004

Scope and Contents

The East Tennessee Education Association Records include organizational documents, correspondence, committee reports, financial reports, resolutions, minutes of the Executive Committee, newspaper clippings, news releases, and publications. The emphasis of the collection is on the content of the departmental programs, speakers for the general sessions, and the resolutions prepared by the Resolutions Committee.

The additions to the East Tennessee Education Association Records consists of executive committee meeting minutes, financial reports, and documents which relate to the association's annual conventions.


  • 1909-1984
  • 1945-1975


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.


17.00 linear feet (41 boxes)

41.00 Boxes

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This collection is divided into six series: Series 1, Organizational Records, 1911, 1931-1969; Series 2, Correspondence, 1916-1975; Series 3, Executive Committee and Annual Meeting Minutes, 1920-1975; Series 4, Financial Records, 1909-1975; Series 5, Annual Meeting Materials, 1928-1975; and Series 6, Publications and Newspaper Clippings, 1911-1975.

Materials in the addition have been added to the following series: Series 3, Executive Committee and Annual Meeting Minutes, 1976-84, Box 41; Series 4, Financial Records, 1976-80, Box 41; Series 5.3 Resolutions, 1976-80, Box 41; and Series 6, Publications, 1976-84, Box 41. A new subseries has been added to Series 5, Subseries 5.5, Other Documents, Relating to Annual Meetings, 1977-84, Box 41.

Custodial History

In 1951 Mack P. Davis received the permission of President Burgin E. Dossett to store the records of the East Tennessee Education Association in the Sherrod Library, which served as the college's archives.

Method of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the Archives of Appalachia shortly after it opened in 1978.

Processing Information

Processing of the collection was completed in 1979. Marie Tedesco revised the finding aid in 1995.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA