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University of Tennessee College of Agriculture Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3115

This collection houses a postcard depicting the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) College of Agriculture, dated 1909. It advertises two-week courses for farmers in such subjects as livestock, horticulture, and soils, and has photographs of the agriculture campus and classes. The postcard was originally a bi-fold, but is now cut in two.

Dates

  • 1909

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 houses a postcard depicting the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) College of Agriculture, dated 1909. It advertises two-week courses for farmers in such subjects as livestock, horticulture, and soils, and has photographs of the agriculture campus and classes.

Biographical/Historical Note

The College of Agriculture dates from 1869, when the University of Tennessee became a federal land grant institution. It was expanded under President Charles Dabney (1887-1904) who favored agricultural and mechanical learning over the traditional classical curriculum. It is now called the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on April 4, 2007.

Repository Details

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

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