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Kenneth Scruggs Evans Collection

Identifier: MSC 1007

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of material from Kenneth Scruggs Evans’ work and life in Oak Ridge, Tenn. As well as some professional documents related to his fathers.


  • Majority of material found within 1945-1957

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth Evans Scruggs was born November 20, 1912 in Clinton, Tennessee. Raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, he attended school there graduating from Knoxville High School in 1931. He worked at various locations until being hired by Tennessee Eastman Corporation in 1943 to work at the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. After leaving in 1947, he worked in other jobs before returning to Oak Ridge with Carbide and Carbon Chemicals in 1951 where he worked until his retirement in 1976. He died June 17, 2009.


1 box (14 folders)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Judy E. Elwood 1035 Blue Grouse Drive, Kalispell MT 59901 406.314.4338

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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