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Utopias and Planned Communities in Tennessee (Special Collections): Land Company Towns

This research guide will direct you to materials in Special Collections related to the history of utopian and planned communities in Tennessee.

Embreville and Harriman

Manuscript Resources

Henry Baldwin Papers, 1892-1893 (MS.1227)

This is a collection of papers, dating 1892-1894, belonging to Henry Baldwin. A majority of these papers are pertaining to stocks in companies Henry Baldwin invested in. There are numerous letters from his stock holders and certificates entitling him to a number of shares of stock, particularly in companies based out of Tennessee and North Carolina.

Rare Books

One Year of Harriman, Tennessee: Established by East Tennessee Land Company. 1891 (F444 .H42E28 1891)
Two Years of Harriman, Tennessee. 1892 (F444.H3 S6 1892)
Town Built for Teetotalers. 1972 (F444 .H3D3)
Harriman, The Town that Temperance Built. 1978 (F444.H3 P8)

Special Collections Contact Information

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Special Collections
1015 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-4480

We are open Monday-Friday: 9AM-5PM. Go to Visiting Special Collections for more information on how to request materials.