Special Collections, located on the first floor in Hodges Library, preserves and provides access to rare and unique materials that support instruction and research at the University of Tennessee. Available formats include rare books, manuscripts, letters, diaries, photographs, and digital collections.
The guide is not a comprehensive list but, instead, an introduction to selected authors whose works are available in our collections. To find more materials:
There are several search terms to use when looking for materials. Although some of the terms are dated, they reflect the historic usage and can help identify contemporaneous materials: Tennessee Valley Authority, Tennessee Valley Authority-- History, Tennessee River Valley , Electric Power Plants--Tennessee River Valley, TVA.
The Development of the Tennessee Valley . 1936 (TK1425.M8 T4 1936)
Facts About TVA Operations. 1969 (HN79.A135 A23)
A History of the Tennessee Valley Authority. 1983 (HD9685.U7 T46)
The Story of TVA. 1947 (F217.T3 G858 1947a)
Tennessee Valley Authority Act. 1941 (TK1425 .M8 A52 1941)
TVA: A National Asset. 1963 (TK1425.M8 T77 1963)