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John Robinson Garland Papers

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 646

Scope and Contents

The John Robinson Garland Papers consist of business records related to the First Utility District of Carter County, Tenn., and document the utility’s operations between the 1950s and 1970s. During much of this time, Garland was president of the utility company. The collection includes correspondence, contracts, minutes of meetings of the utility district directors, and audit reports.


  • 1952-1973


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


1.00 linear feet

2 boxes other_unmapped

2.00 Boxes


The papers consist of 2 boxes with material filed in alphabetical order by subject.

Method of Acquisition

The John Robinson Garland Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Martha Whaley, Elizabethton, Tenn., on June 20, 2003.

Processing Information

Kirk Hrivnak completed processing the collection in May 2008.
Kirk Hrivnak
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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