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Greeneville and Tusculum College Commencement Program

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2891

This collection consists of a program for Greeneville and Tusculum College's commencement exercises on April 23, 1875. It contains a brief schedule of events, including the names of speakers.

Dates

  • 1875 April 23

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

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a program for Greeneville and Tusculum College's commencement exercises on April 23, 1875. It contains a brief schedule of events, including the names of speakers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Presbyterian minister Reverend Hezekiah Balch founded Greeneville College in Greeneville, Tennessee in 1794. Another Presbyterian minister, Reverend Samuel W. Doak, established Tusculum Academy (which became Tusculum College in 1844) in Tusculum, Tennessee in 1818. The two schools merged to form Greeneville and Tusculum College in 1868. The institution's name was shortened to Tusculum College in 1912 and the school continues today as a four-year institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on July 14, 2007.

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