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First Tennessee-Virginia Development District Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-85

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the operating papers of the First Tennessee-Virginia Development District from 1965 to 1980. The papers include board of directors and executive committee minutes, correspondence, program plans, research reports, and the district's publications. In this collection the researcher will find information on the economic, social, and physical conditions of the organization's nine member counties.


  • 1965 - 1980


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


33.50 linear feet (68 boxes, 1 folder of proof sheets/prints, 3 oversized folders)


The collection is arranged in 3 series: Series 1, Minutes, April 1966-October 1980; Series 2, Subject Files, March 1965-May 1980; Series 3, Publications, June 1967-August 1980. Series 3 includes 3 subseries: Subseries 3.1, Reports and Program Plans, 1967-1980; Subseries 3.2, Studies and Surveys, 1971-1980; and Subseries 3.3, Newsletters and Public Relations, 1967-1980.

Method of Acquisition

The papers of the First Tennessee-Virginia Development District were placed in the Archives of Appalachia by B. Thomas Moore, executive director, on October 29, 1980.

Related Materials

Library of Congress No. MS 82-571

Separated Materials

NON-MANUSCRIPT MATERIALS One folder of 35 mm proof sheets and prints is stored in the photographic storage area by accession number. Proofs depicts First Tennessee-Virginia Development District legislative receptions, 1972-76; and King College, Bristol, Virginia.

Three oversize folders of maps, blueprints, and plans of transportation and sewer projects are stored in the map cabinets by accession number.

Processing Information

Norma Myers completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers February 21, 1990.
Norma Myers
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