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Wallace W. Baumann Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0450

Scope and Contents

Wallace W. Baumann Collection on Knoxville and other theatres (theaters). Boxes 1-5 are on the Tennessee Theatre, Boxes 6-9 on other Knoxville Theatres, Boxes 10-12 on out of state theatres, Box 13 Misc. theatre material, Boxes 14-15 contain printed material and brochures, Box 16 oversized folders of architectural plans and posters, and Box 17 contains two scrapbooks. Wallace W. Baumann (1925-1909) was a civic-minded businessman, the last president of the W. W. Woodruff Co. founded by his grandfather in 1865. He was a member of the boards of a number of institutions, including the East Tennessee Historical Society. Wallace was the leading experts on the history of all types of theaters in Knoxville and a patron of the restoration of the Tennessee Theatre.


  • 1960-2000

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


18 boxes

Wallace W. Baumann Collection.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States