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Ruskin College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2357

This collection contains a book purchased for Ruskin College visitors to sign. It contains twenty-three pages of signatures (and in some cases, addresses) of visitors between 1931 and 1959. Also included are several pieces of correspondence addressed to Mrs. H. N. Dunbar, a teacher at Ruskin.

Dates

  • 1931-1959

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains a book purchased for Ruskin College visitors to sign. It contains twenty-three pages of signatures (and in some cases, addresses) of visitors between 1931 and 1959.

Biographical/Historical Note

Established in 1904, Ruskin Cave College was located on the former grounds of the Ruskin Colony in Ruskin, Tenn. (Dickson County). Headed by R. E. Smith and Colonel R. J. Kelley, the college provided both male and female students with the highest spiritual and literary training in the Grammar and High School grades, as prescribed by law, with an excellent course in vocal and instrumental music.

No biographical information is available regarding Mrs. H. N. Dunbar.

For further materials related to Ruskin Cave College, see also MS 2268.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two folders.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480