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Eastman Chemical Company History

 Collection — other: 1 folder in Box 16
Identifier: 500-AppMs 418

Scope and Contents

The Eastman Chemical Company History consists of a booklet, Years of Glory, Times of Change, 1920-1990, and three VHS videocassettes, Against All Odds, 1920-1945, Coming of Age, 1945-1975, and Momentum to Change the World, 1975-1990, published by the company. The booklet and videocassettes provide information about the history of Eastman Chemical Company from its founding in 1920 as Tennessee Eastman Corporation to 1990. Subjects covered include the development and production of company products, the development of chemical processes, biographical information on company executives, the formation of subsidiaries and construction of new plants, and the company's vision for the future. The booklet contains a chronology and bibliography, while the video-cassettes contain interviews with company executives.


  • 1991-1992


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


4.00 Items

1 folder, 3 videorecordings other_unmapped

4.00 Items


The collection consists of one folder.

Method of Acquisition

The Eastman Chemical Company History was donated to the university by the company and transferred to the Archives of Appalachia in December 1992 by Dr. Roy S. Nicks, interim president, East Tennessee State University.

Processing Information

Ed Speer completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in June 1993.
Ed Speer
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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